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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 65 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 0.85% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 2.98% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £328 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £338 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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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
257 235 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.99% 28.69% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 113 115
Average daily rate £340 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 9
Average hourly rate £26.83 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.31% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £94.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) DHCP
2 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 9 (52.94%) Symantec
2 9 (52.94%) NetBackup
2 9 (52.94%) Backup Exec
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Nagios
3 8 (47.06%) SCOM
3 8 (47.06%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Service Management
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
8 3 (17.65%) Change Management
8 3 (17.65%) McAfee
8 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 3 (17.65%) MCTS
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (17.65%) MCITP
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (17.65%) PDA
8 3 (17.65%) ISTQB

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DHCP
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) DTS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) WinRunner
1 3 (17.65%) TestDirector
1 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Server Support
2 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Server Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Server Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
1 3 (17.65%) PDA
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) AIX
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Service Management
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) ETL Development
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCTS
2 3 (17.65%) MCITP
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
2 3 (17.65%) MCSA
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) NetBackup
1 9 (52.94%) Backup Exec
2 8 (47.06%) Nagios
2 8 (47.06%) SCOM
3 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (11.76%) Netcool
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Symantec
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Veritas
4 3 (17.65%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco