The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 112 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 31 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 1.46% 1.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.31% 5.73% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 20
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£350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £225 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £432 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.46% -15.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +41.82%
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England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
936 751 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.94% 25.53% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 382 415
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 84
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.30 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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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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
Cheshire -2 18 £310 +23.01% 2
Manchester -13 6 £370 +13.84% 6
Lancashire -21 3 £365 +21.66%
Merseyside -10 2 - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 53 (89.83%) Windows
2 39 (66.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (62.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
5 33 (55.93%) DNS
6 29 (49.15%) TCP/IP
7 28 (47.46%) PowerShell
8 24 (40.68%) SQL Server
9 23 (38.98%) Hyper-V
10 22 (37.29%) SCCM
10 22 (37.29%) SharePoint
11 21 (35.59%) IIS
11 21 (35.59%) SQL
11 21 (35.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (35.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (33.90%) DHCP
13 18 (30.51%) Load Balancing
13 18 (30.51%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (28.81%) .NET
15 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
15 16 (27.12%) VMware
16 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (25.42%) MCSE
17 14 (23.73%) SAN
17 14 (23.73%) MCITP
18 13 (22.03%) MCTS
19 12 (20.34%) Finance
19 12 (20.34%) Migration
19 12 (20.34%) SCOM
20 11 (18.64%) ITIL

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 22 (37.29%) SharePoint
2 21 (35.59%) IIS
3 18 (30.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
5 5 (8.47%) Lync
6 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.93%) DNS
2 29 (49.15%) TCP/IP
3 20 (33.90%) DHCP
4 14 (23.73%) SAN
5 3 (5.08%) Wireless
5 3 (5.08%) IPsec
5 3 (5.08%) LAN
5 3 (5.08%) WAN
6 2 (3.39%) Firewall
7 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.68%) SQL Server
2 21 (35.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 21 (35.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.39%) DTS
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.69%) Maven
2 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Analyst
1 12 (20.34%) Administrator
2 11 (18.64%) Wintel Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Developer
4 6 (10.17%) DBA
4 6 (10.17%) SharePoint Administrator
5 5 (8.47%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (6.78%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Project Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Wintel Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) EJB
2 2 (3.39%) JMS
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) GWT
3 1 (1.69%) jQuery
3 1 (1.69%) JPA
3 1 (1.69%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (1.69%) HornetQ
3 1 (1.69%) JSP
3 1 (1.69%) Servlets
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Replication
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
2 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (89.83%) Windows
2 39 (66.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (62.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.56%) Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Load Balancing
2 12 (20.34%) Migration
3 11 (18.64%) ITIL
4 9 (15.25%) High Availability
5 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.78%) Change Management
7 4 (6.78%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.08%) CRM
9 2 (3.39%) Release Management
9 2 (3.39%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.39%) Database Security
10 1 (1.69%) Line Management
10 1 (1.69%) Load Testing
10 1 (1.69%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.69%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) PowerShell
2 21 (35.59%) SQL
3 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.39%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) C
5 1 (1.69%) VBScript
5 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) MCSE
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (23.73%) MCITP
3 13 (22.03%) MCTS
4 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
2 23 (38.98%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.56%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.39%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.69%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (37.29%) SCCM
2 12 (20.34%) SCOM
3 4 (6.78%) SCVMM
4 3 (5.08%) SCSM
4 3 (5.08%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.69%) WSUS
6 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.69%) Legato
6 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
1 16 (27.12%) VMware
2 10 (16.95%) HP
3 7 (11.86%) Citrix
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) Avaya
5 3 (5.08%) Remedy
5 3 (5.08%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.08%) EMC
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
6 2 (3.39%) JBoss
6 2 (3.39%) Dell
7 1 (1.69%) Sun
7 1 (1.69%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.69%) McAfee
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