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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 45 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.66% 0.98% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £290 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +1.69%
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
129 130 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.35% 25.44% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 59 23
Average daily rate £375 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
Average hourly rate £42.00 £44.50 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% +209.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.60 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £45.00 £15.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheltenham +6 1 - -
Clustering
South West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Patching

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
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 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix