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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 9 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Clustering 16 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 15.53% 4.04% 17.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.33% 11.11% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
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£232 £378 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.65% -4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £344 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £379 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+35.38% +20.37%
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
48 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 46.60% 36.36% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 23
Average daily rate £347 £324 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.41% -12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £234 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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

Clustering
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 24 April 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Clustering
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 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 11 £343 -9.39%
Paisley - 5 £127 -
Clustering
Scotland

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (77.50%) Veritas
2 28 (70.00%) SQL
3 25 (62.50%) Citrix
4 24 (60.00%) Netcool
5 22 (55.00%) SAN
5 22 (55.00%) SC Cleared
5 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
6 19 (47.50%) Windows
7 16 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 15 (37.50%) Solaris
8 15 (37.50%) Linux
8 15 (37.50%) IPsec
8 15 (37.50%) NAS
8 15 (37.50%) Software Distribution
9 14 (35.00%) VMware
9 14 (35.00%) VMware ESX
9 14 (35.00%) Tivoli
9 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
9 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (32.50%) MCTS
11 12 (30.00%) Change Management
11 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
12 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
13 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) SAN
2 15 (37.50%) IPsec
2 15 (37.50%) NAS
3 5 (12.50%) DHCP
3 5 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) WinRunner
1 10 (25.00%) TestDirector
1 10 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.50%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Server Support
4 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Tester
5 1 (2.50%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Tester
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) PDA
2 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Solaris
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
5 10 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 10 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Software Distribution
2 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (30.00%) Change Management
4 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.00%) Asset Management
5 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 5 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.00%) Workflow
9 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (32.50%) MCTS
4 10 (25.00%) MCSE
4 10 (25.00%) MCSA
4 10 (25.00%) MCITP
5 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
6 8 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) VMware ESX
3 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (60.00%) Netcool
2 16 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (35.00%) Tivoli
4 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (12.50%) Nagios
5 5 (12.50%) SCOM
5 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
5 5 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Veritas
2 25 (62.50%) Citrix
3 14 (35.00%) VMware
4 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.00%) McAfee
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco
6 6 (15.00%) EMC
7 5 (12.50%) Symantec
8 2 (5.00%) Brocade
9 1 (2.50%) Borland
9 1 (2.50%) HP