The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Glasgow 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 63 65 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing Clustering 8 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.97% 0.39% 2.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.40% 1.70% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -1.63%
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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
182 176 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.03% 22.89% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 84 56
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £166 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.00 £17.30 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
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Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Glasgow region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) MCTS
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Replication
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (11.11%) Netcool
6 1 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
6 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
6 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (11.11%) Veritas
6 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) AIX
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) MCSA

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
1 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DBA
1 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle