The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 52 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.06% 0.58% 3.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.90% 2.35% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
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£450 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £31.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +21.15%
Clustering
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
102 85 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.61% 24.85% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 55
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Average hourly rate £44.50 £12.75 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+249.01% -59.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £11.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Gloucestershire region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 3 - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Clustering
South West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (33.33%) Veritas
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) AIX

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) MediaWiki
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) nginx
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) LDAP
3 2 (22.22%) IPv6
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Hudson
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
2 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Network Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Wiki
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) PDA
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (22.22%) Debian
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) COBOL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
4 1 (11.11%) CWNA
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) Samba
3 2 (22.22%) iptables
3 2 (22.22%) XenServer
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Postfix
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
1 2 (22.22%) ZABBIX
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (11.11%) Netcool
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Veritas
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Websense
5 1 (11.11%) Acronis
5 1 (11.11%) Micro Focus
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Sun