The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 20 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.67% - 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.62% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£288 - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.25 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+48.46% +20.37%
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Leicestershire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
58 63 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 31.02% 31.82% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 14
Average daily rate £355 £265 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.96% -13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £160 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) PBX
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) CTI
5 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) SCOM
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Lync
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Replication
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) PBX
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) CTI
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior VoIP Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Voice Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Telephony Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware