The first 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 30 July 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 Gloucester 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 28 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.75% 1.59% 7.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.35% 8.33% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
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
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
23 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 17.29% 19.05% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 23
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £435 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -62.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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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

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP