The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Leicester region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - 0.83% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £230 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +3.84%
Miscellaneous Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
50 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 24.04% 18.18% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 2
Average daily rate £265 £289 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.22% +1.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +321.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £40.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Clustering
Leicestershire

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

Clustering
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

Clustering
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

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Altiris
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell