The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester 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 - 28 15
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester - 0.75% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.94% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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%
Clustering
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
26 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 27.96% 25.56% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 5
Average daily rate £423 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.44%
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 Gloucester

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Websense
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Websense
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Acronis