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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 67 73 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.55% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 2.25% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £313 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +3.84%
Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
146 222 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.25% 24.53% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 102 68
Average daily rate £363 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £255 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £11.92 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.03% -52.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Clustering
Scotland

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 18 April 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 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) Solaris
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (72.73%) Veritas
4 6 (54.55%) Netcool
4 6 (54.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) AIX
4 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) SAN
4 6 (54.55%) NAS
5 5 (45.45%) Software Distribution
5 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
5 5 (45.45%) Replication
5 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (45.45%) MS Office
5 5 (45.45%) Tivoli
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) Service Management
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
1 6 (54.55%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Solaris
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) AIX
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Distribution
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
1 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Netcool
1 6 (54.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) Tivoli
3 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
3 2 (18.18%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM
4 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Veritas
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat