The 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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 62 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.79% 0.31% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.24% 1.13% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +50.26%
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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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
185 177 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.28% 27.23% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 77 79
Average daily rate £350 £362 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £12.50 £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) MCTS
5 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) Apache
6 2 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) JBoss
6 2 (15.38%) JMS
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (15.38%) EJB

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic Integration
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Process Server
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 2 (15.38%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) IPsec
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WinRunner
1 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
1 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Developer
1 2 (15.38%) DBA
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
1 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) EJB
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) JSP
1 2 (15.38%) Servlets
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Struts
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) JMS
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) JSF
1 2 (15.38%) JTA
1 2 (15.38%) Ajax
1 2 (15.38%) Java EE
1 2 (15.38%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) DataPower
1 2 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (15.38%) BDD
2 2 (15.38%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) BPEL
2 2 (15.38%) AOP
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) DFS Replication
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Netcool
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Yahoo!
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Kony
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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