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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 16 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 19 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 16.96% - 3.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.16% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
Average daily rate
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£347 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +43.20%
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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
63 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 56.25% 21.57% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 7 6
Average daily rate £348 £340 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -22.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £232 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £409 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 34 (80.95%) Veritas
2 30 (71.43%) SQL
2 30 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 30 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 28 (66.67%) Citrix
3 28 (66.67%) Netcool
4 27 (64.29%) SAN
5 22 (52.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 21 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 21 (50.00%) Tivoli
6 21 (50.00%) IPsec
6 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 21 (50.00%) NAS
6 21 (50.00%) Software Distribution
7 20 (47.62%) Solaris
7 20 (47.62%) Linux
8 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
10 11 (26.19%) VMware
10 11 (26.19%) VMware ESX
11 9 (21.43%) MCTS
11 9 (21.43%) Windows
12 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
13 7 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
13 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 7 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (16.67%) MCITP
13 7 (16.67%) PDA

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Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 27 (64.29%) SAN
2 21 (50.00%) IPsec
2 21 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) WinRunner
1 7 (16.67%) TestDirector
1 7 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.38%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
3 2 (4.76%) Analyst
3 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (2.38%) Tester
4 1 (2.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) Technical Tester
4 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) PDA
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Solaris
1 20 (47.62%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 7 (16.67%) AIX
4 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 21 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 7 (16.67%) Change Management
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 30 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (21.43%) MCTS
4 7 (16.67%) MCITP
4 7 (16.67%) MCSE
4 7 (16.67%) MCSA
5 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 5 (11.90%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) VMware ESX
3 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (66.67%) Netcool
2 22 (52.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 21 (50.00%) Tivoli
4 7 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) Veritas
2 28 (66.67%) Citrix
3 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) VMware
5 7 (16.67%) McAfee
6 6 (14.29%) EMC
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (4.76%) Brocade
7 2 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) Borland