The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 35 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 14 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 4.93% 9.30% 7.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.57% 17.78% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 11
Median daily rate £300 £378 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.52% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £330 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £438 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +5.55%
Clustering
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Miscellaneous Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
121 45 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 42.61% 52.33% 48.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 33 65
Median daily rate £320 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £267 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Erskine region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Erskine region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 38 (100.00%) SQL
2 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 36 (94.74%) Active Directory
3 35 (92.11%) Citrix
4 33 (86.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (86.84%) VMware
5 30 (78.95%) MCSE
6 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (73.68%) Hyper-V
8 26 (68.42%) MCTS
9 24 (63.16%) MCITP
9 24 (63.16%) Change Management
9 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (63.16%) Netcool
9 24 (63.16%) Intel Security
9 24 (63.16%) MCSA
9 24 (63.16%) AIX
9 24 (63.16%) Windows XP
9 24 (63.16%) Veritas
9 24 (63.16%) Windows 7
9 24 (63.16%) McAfee ePO
9 24 (63.16%) Software Testing
9 24 (63.16%) ISTQB
10 22 (57.89%) Security Cleared
11 21 (55.26%) Test Scripting
11 21 (55.26%) HP Quality Center
11 21 (55.26%) Test Automation
11 21 (55.26%) Smoke Testing
11 21 (55.26%) WinRunner

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Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) OpenStack
3 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) DHCP
1 6 (15.79%) DNS
1 6 (15.79%) SAN
2 5 (13.16%) SMTP
3 4 (10.53%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (55.26%) HP UFT
1 21 (55.26%) TestDirector
1 21 (55.26%) WinRunner
2 3 (7.89%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.63%) MSI
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Analyst
1 16 (42.11%) Test Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Engineering Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) PDA
2 17 (44.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.16%) PKI
4 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (63.16%) AIX
3 24 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (63.16%) Windows XP
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.53%) Linux
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Change Management
1 24 (63.16%) Software Testing
2 21 (55.26%) Smoke Testing
2 21 (55.26%) Test Automation
2 21 (55.26%) Test Scripting
3 8 (21.05%) High Availability
4 6 (15.79%) Database Mirroring
4 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.63%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
2 6 (15.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (86.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (78.95%) MCSE
3 26 (68.42%) MCTS
4 24 (63.16%) ISTQB
4 24 (63.16%) MCITP
4 24 (63.16%) MCSA
5 22 (57.89%) Security Cleared
6 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
7 5 (13.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 28 (73.68%) Hyper-V
3 21 (55.26%) VMware ESX
4 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (13.16%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (63.16%) McAfee ePO
1 24 (63.16%) Netcool
2 21 (55.26%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (13.16%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (13.16%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (13.16%) SCCM
4 5 (13.16%) SCOM
4 5 (13.16%) SCVMM
4 5 (13.16%) WSUS
5 4 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.63%) OpenView
6 1 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.63%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 35 (92.11%) Citrix
3 33 (86.84%) VMware
4 24 (63.16%) Intel Security
4 24 (63.16%) Veritas
5 9 (23.68%) HP
6 5 (13.16%) arcserve
6 5 (13.16%) CA
6 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
7 4 (10.53%) 3PAR
7 4 (10.53%) AppSense
7 4 (10.53%) Brocade
7 4 (10.53%) Lumension
7 4 (10.53%) Symantec
8 1 (2.63%) Lotus
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle