The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 45 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.30% 1.39% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 6.00% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
81 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.18% 23.15% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 29 15
Average daily rate £423 £345 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.46% -3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.25 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £23.12 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat