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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 50 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 4 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.80% 0.34% 2.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.54% 1.92% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£564 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +43.20%
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
113 52 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.51% 17.69% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 52
Average daily rate £350 £325 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 19
Average hourly rate £44.50 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+229.62% -61.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.75 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £15.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 January 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
Cheltenham - 2 £678 - 3
Cirencester - - - -
Clustering
South West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) MediaWiki
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
1 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technology Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) PDA
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCITP
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CWNA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
2 1 (16.67%) Postfix
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) Netcool
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) F5