The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank - 31 36
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 1.08% 1.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 6.00% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +1.69%
Clustering
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 50 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 30.48% 18.05% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 22
Average daily rate £275 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £182 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Dell
1 8 (100.00%) EMC
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 7 (87.50%) Retail
2 7 (87.50%) Altiris
2 7 (87.50%) Incident Management
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
2 7 (87.50%) PCI DSS
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Change Management
2 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (100.00%) IIS
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Senior Security Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Change Management
1 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (87.50%) Incident Management
1 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
1 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (87.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Dell
1 8 (100.00%) EMC
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (87.50%) Altiris
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco