The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Erskine region.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 19 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 11 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 7.75% - 22.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.64% - 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
Average daily rate
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£345 - £410
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 - £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
59 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 41.55% 47.62% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 9 15
Average daily rate £345 £370 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £359 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £493 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering.

1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) Veritas
4 10 (66.67%) Netcool
4 10 (66.67%) Citrix
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (60.00%) MCTS
6 7 (46.67%) MCITP
6 7 (46.67%) SAN
6 7 (46.67%) Windows
6 7 (46.67%) MCSA
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (40.00%) MCSE
7 6 (40.00%) AIX
7 6 (40.00%) WinRunner
7 6 (40.00%) TestDirector
7 6 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (40.00%) McAfee
7 6 (40.00%) VMware
7 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
7 6 (40.00%) PDA
7 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
7 6 (40.00%) Change Management
7 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (40.00%) Windows 7

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) NAS
2 4 (26.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) WinRunner
1 6 (40.00%) TestDirector
1 6 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (40.00%) AIX
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Solaris
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Change Management
1 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Software Distribution
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (60.00%) MCTS
4 7 (46.67%) MCITP
4 7 (46.67%) MCSA
5 6 (40.00%) MCSE
5 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Netcool
2 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
3 4 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Veritas
2 10 (66.67%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) McAfee
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) EMC