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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 12 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Clustering 4 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 14.29% 12.18% 21.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.57% 21.11% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 17
Median daily rate £273 £308 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.38% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £350 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +83.33%

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
14 90 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 50.00% 57.69% 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 69 44
Median daily rate £320 £321 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £276 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 19 January 2017, 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 22 (78.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (67.86%) SQL
4 18 (64.29%) Citrix
4 18 (64.29%) Veritas
4 18 (64.29%) Netcool
5 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
6 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
7 13 (46.43%) MCTS
7 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
8 12 (42.86%) Office 365
8 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (42.86%) MCITP
8 12 (42.86%) StarTeam
8 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
8 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
8 12 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (42.86%) Intel Security
8 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (42.86%) MCSE
8 12 (42.86%) MCSA
8 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
8 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
8 12 (42.86%) Windows
8 12 (42.86%) AIX
9 11 (39.29%) MS Office
9 11 (39.29%) Change Management
9 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
9 11 (39.29%) Software Testing

Clustering
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 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) IPsec
2 6 (21.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Hardware Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) AIX
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
1 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
1 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
1 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 10
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Change Management
1 11 (39.29%) Server Virtualisation
1 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 9 (32.14%) Smoke Testing
4 8 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 6 (21.43%) Server Building
5 6 (21.43%) Software Distribution
6 5 (17.86%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
3 13 (46.43%) MCTS
3 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 12 (42.86%) MCITP
4 12 (42.86%) MCSA
4 12 (42.86%) MCSE
5 7 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (17.86%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) Netcool
2 12 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (64.29%) Citrix
2 18 (64.29%) Veritas
3 12 (42.86%) Intel Security
4 3 (10.71%) HP