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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 42 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 23 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 5.30% 7.00% 2.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.62% 12.28% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Median daily rate £295 £346 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.80% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £192 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £354 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
198 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 45.62% 57.00% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 32 39
Median daily rate £310 £347 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% +7.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

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 29 May 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 -24 23 £295 -15.71%
Clustering
Scotland

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (95.24%) SQL
2 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 40 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 40 (95.24%) VMware
3 39 (92.86%) Citrix
4 35 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (80.95%) MCSE
6 33 (78.57%) Hyper-V
6 33 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (66.67%) Test Automation
7 28 (66.67%) Windows 7
7 28 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
7 28 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
7 28 (66.67%) MCSA
7 28 (66.67%) Windows XP
7 28 (66.67%) AIX
7 28 (66.67%) WinRunner
7 28 (66.67%) TestDirector
7 28 (66.67%) HP UFT
7 28 (66.67%) Veritas
7 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (66.67%) Netcool
7 28 (66.67%) VMware ESX
7 28 (66.67%) Software Testing
7 28 (66.67%) MCTS
7 28 (66.67%) MCITP
7 28 (66.67%) Intel Security
7 28 (66.67%) Change Management
8 26 (61.90%) PDA

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 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.90%) OpenStack
1 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) DHCP
1 8 (19.05%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) SMTP
3 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 4 (9.52%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 28 (66.67%) TestDirector
1 28 (66.67%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
1 18 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Tester
4 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Engineering Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Server Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (61.90%) PDA
2 19 (45.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.90%) PKI
4 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (66.67%) AIX
3 28 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Change Management
1 28 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 28 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 25 (59.52%) Test Scripting
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
4 6 (14.29%) High Availability
4 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.38%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 6 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (80.95%) MCSE
3 28 (66.67%) MCITP
3 28 (66.67%) MCSA
3 28 (66.67%) MCTS
4 26 (61.90%) ISTQB
5 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
6 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 5 (11.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 33 (78.57%) Hyper-V
3 28 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 28 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
1 28 (66.67%) Netcool
2 5 (11.90%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) SCOM
2 5 (11.90%) SCVMM
2 5 (11.90%) WSUS
3 4 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.38%) OpenView
5 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
1 40 (95.24%) VMware
2 39 (92.86%) Citrix
3 28 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 28 (66.67%) Veritas
4 8 (19.05%) HP
5 6 (14.29%) Symantec
6 5 (11.90%) arcserve
6 5 (11.90%) CA
6 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
7 4 (9.52%) AppSense
7 4 (9.52%) Brocade
7 4 (9.52%) Lumension
8 1 (2.38%) Lotus
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle