The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 23 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.31% 3.92% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.12% 13.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£279 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.65 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +38.26%
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Merseyside

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

Miscellaneous Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.08% 30.07% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 7
Average daily rate £275 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £523 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +32.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) DFS Replication
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Firmware
3 2 (40.00%) DMZ
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) FTP

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (40.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) DMZ
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) DFS Replication
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) VMware