The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 16 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 4.76% 5.56% 10.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.22% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £346 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +43.43%
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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 Farnborough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 21.43% 13.89% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Average daily rate £300 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £346 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £502 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (71.43%) Acronis
2 5 (71.43%) vCloud
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
2 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (71.43%) Sophos
2 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
2 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
2 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Veritas
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
2 5 (71.43%) Sophos
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Acronis
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle