The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 41 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs citing Clustering 24 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 5.35% 9.09% 4.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.50% 15.38% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 6
Median daily rate £300 £378 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.52% +28.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £346 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £438 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -49.67%
Clustering
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
192 65 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 42.76% 59.09% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 31 54
Median daily rate £310 £330 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £266 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £405 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -25 24 £300 -20.52%
Clustering
Scotland

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 42 (97.67%) SQL
2 41 (95.35%) Windows
3 40 (93.02%) Microsoft
3 40 (93.02%) Active Directory
4 39 (90.70%) Citrix
5 38 (88.37%) VMware
6 37 (86.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (79.07%) MCSE
8 33 (76.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (74.42%) Hyper-V
10 30 (69.77%) MCTS
11 28 (65.12%) MCITP
11 28 (65.12%) Change Management
11 28 (65.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (65.12%) Netcool
11 28 (65.12%) Intel Security
11 28 (65.12%) MCSA
11 28 (65.12%) Windows XP
11 28 (65.12%) AIX
11 28 (65.12%) Veritas
11 28 (65.12%) Windows 7
11 28 (65.12%) McAfee ePO
11 28 (65.12%) Software Testing
12 27 (62.79%) ISTQB
13 26 (60.47%) HP Quality Center
13 26 (60.47%) Test Automation
13 26 (60.47%) WinRunner
13 26 (60.47%) TestDirector
13 26 (60.47%) HP UFT
13 26 (60.47%) VMware ESX

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) OpenStack
3 4 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DHCP
1 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 6 (13.95%) SAN
3 5 (11.63%) SMTP
4 4 (9.30%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (60.47%) HP UFT
1 26 (60.47%) TestDirector
1 26 (60.47%) WinRunner
2 2 (4.65%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
1 18 (41.86%) Test Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Test Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Engineering Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Server Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (58.14%) PDA
2 19 (44.19%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.63%) PKI
4 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (95.35%) Windows
2 33 (76.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (65.12%) AIX
3 28 (65.12%) Windows 7
3 28 (65.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (65.12%) Windows XP
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Change Management
1 28 (65.12%) Software Testing
2 26 (60.47%) Test Automation
3 25 (58.14%) Test Scripting
4 8 (18.60%) High Availability
5 6 (13.95%) Database Mirroring
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.33%) Records Management
8 1 (2.33%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
2 6 (13.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (86.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (79.07%) MCSE
3 30 (69.77%) MCTS
4 28 (65.12%) MCITP
4 28 (65.12%) MCSA
5 27 (62.79%) ISTQB
6 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
7 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
8 5 (11.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (93.02%) Active Directory
2 32 (74.42%) Hyper-V
3 26 (60.47%) VMware ESX
4 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (11.63%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (65.12%) McAfee ePO
1 28 (65.12%) Netcool
2 26 (60.47%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (11.63%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (11.63%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (11.63%) SCCM
4 5 (11.63%) SCOM
4 5 (11.63%) SCVMM
4 5 (11.63%) WSUS
5 4 (9.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.33%) OpenView
6 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) Microsoft
2 39 (90.70%) Citrix
3 38 (88.37%) VMware
4 28 (65.12%) Intel Security
4 28 (65.12%) Veritas
5 9 (20.93%) HP
6 5 (11.63%) arcserve
6 5 (11.63%) CA
6 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
6 5 (11.63%) Symantec
7 4 (9.30%) 3PAR
7 4 (9.30%) AppSense
7 4 (9.30%) Brocade
7 4 (9.30%) Lumension
8 1 (2.33%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle