The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 19 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.85% 0.90% 3.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.20% 5.00% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£260 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -22.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +50.26%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Miscellaneous Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 31.54% 18.02% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 9
Average daily rate £350 £150 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -56.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £150 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £300 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £70.00 - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 2000
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) VBScript
2 5 (83.33%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Internet
2 5 (83.33%) Back Office
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Intel
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Maximo
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 2000
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) VBScript
1 5 (83.33%) VB
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (16.67%) MOM
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Intel
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Altiris
3 1 (16.67%) Qualys