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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 46 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.26% 1.57% 2.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% 9.09% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +40.24%
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
84 44 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.57% 17.32% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 46
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £176 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £453 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 15
Average hourly rate £43.00 £12.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.25% -66.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014. 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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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 - 2 £350 -
Clustering
South West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) webMethods
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Solaris
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 4 (28.57%) JMS
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) UML
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) JBoss
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) EJB
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) JPA
3 4 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Maven
3 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) Gerrit
3 4 (28.57%) HornetQ
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 4 (28.57%) User Experience

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Gerrit
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
3 2 (14.29%) webMethods Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) webMethods Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) JMS
1 4 (28.57%) EJB
1 4 (28.57%) JPA
1 4 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
1 4 (28.57%) jQuery
1 4 (28.57%) HornetQ
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 3 (21.43%) WPF
2 3 (21.43%) Silverlight
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) GWT
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Solaris
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) UML
1 4 (28.57%) OO
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Workflow
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) ISA Server
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) webMethods
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) JBoss
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco