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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 29 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.87% 0.80% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 4.08% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £413 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +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
42 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.18% 19.60% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 41
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £272 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
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 £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
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 24 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 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) OLTP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) C-shell
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) MarkLogic
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (25.00%) OLTP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) MarkLogic
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Korn
1 1 (25.00%) C-shell
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Google