The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 29 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.41% 0.81% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.63% 4.00% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £475 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +3.84%
Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 50 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.77% 20.16% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 36
Average daily rate £325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 11
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.09 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -39.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £10.06 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £17.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Clustering
Oxfordshire

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

Clustering
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

Clustering
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

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) C-shell
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) MarkLogic
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) OLTP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) MarkLogic
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) OLTP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) C-shell
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat