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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 17 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Clustering 11 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 8.94% 12.50% 30.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.86% 23.08% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 7
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£400 £300 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £253 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £358 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.77%
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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
74 78 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 60.16% 54.17% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 70 13
Average daily rate £338 £345 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £253 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

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Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Erskine +1 8 £400 +33.33%
Paisley - 3 - -
Clustering
Scotland

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Veritas
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (47.06%) SAN
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Solaris
4 8 (47.06%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) Netcool
5 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (35.29%) Migration
6 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) MCSA
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
7 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
7 5 (29.41%) IPsec
7 5 (29.41%) NAS
7 5 (29.41%) MCTS
7 5 (29.41%) Software Distribution
7 5 (29.41%) Server Building
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (23.53%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (23.53%) Change Management
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) IPsec
2 5 (29.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) WinRunner
1 2 (11.76%) TestDirector
1 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) DBA
2 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) PDA
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Solaris
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Software Distribution
2 5 (29.41%) Server Building
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) MCSA
3 5 (29.41%) MCTS
4 3 (17.65%) MCSE
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) MCITP
5 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas File System
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Netcool
2 5 (29.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Veritas
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) HP