The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 71 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.14% 0.61% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 2.48% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -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%
Clustering
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
200 121 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.47% 24.80% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 79 53
Average daily rate £395 £341 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £8.23 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.05 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -17 1 £325 -13.33% 1
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Lumension
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Lumension
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat