The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 24 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.70% - 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
Clustering
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
48 30 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.57% 51.72% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 33
Median daily rate £368 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £85 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 1 - -
Clustering
UK

Clustering
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CNE
2 1 (50.00%) Novell Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CNE
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware