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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 41 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.29% 1.04% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 3.77% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +43.43%
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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
91 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.30% 27.60% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 25 28
Average daily rate £339 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £10.34 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.48 £23.75 £16.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Facebook
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Introscope
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) Jython
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) CSS

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Introscope
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Development DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Development DBA
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Jython
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Facebook
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter