The first 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 17 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 Oxfordshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 50 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.19% 0.66% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 4.05% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
90 74 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.79% 16.26% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 50
Average daily rate £350 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £275 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £505 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 21
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.85% -29.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.87 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.07 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Clustering
South East

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 1 £475 +8.57%
Banbury - - - - 1
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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%) 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 Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

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
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) OLTP
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 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%) 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
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) C-shell
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
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