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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 15 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 20 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 15.15% - 2.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 29.85% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
Average daily rate
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£347 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +43.20%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
67 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 50.76% 20.37% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 7 9
Average daily rate £348 £340 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £232 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £409 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.28 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (81.40%) Veritas
2 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 31 (72.09%) SC Cleared
2 31 (72.09%) Security Cleared
3 29 (67.44%) Citrix
3 29 (67.44%) Netcool
4 27 (62.79%) SAN
5 22 (51.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 21 (48.84%) Configuration Management
6 21 (48.84%) Tivoli
6 21 (48.84%) IPsec
6 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
6 21 (48.84%) NAS
6 21 (48.84%) Software Distribution
7 20 (46.51%) Solaris
7 20 (46.51%) Linux
8 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
10 12 (27.91%) VMware
10 12 (27.91%) VMware ESX
11 10 (23.26%) MCTS
11 10 (23.26%) Windows
12 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
13 8 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
13 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
13 8 (18.60%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (18.60%) MCITP
13 8 (18.60%) PDA

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Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (62.79%) SAN
2 21 (48.84%) IPsec
2 21 (48.84%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) WinRunner
1 8 (18.60%) TestDirector
1 8 (18.60%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.33%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
3 2 (4.65%) Analyst
3 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
3 2 (4.65%) Consultant
4 1 (2.33%) Tester
4 1 (2.33%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (2.33%) Technical Tester
4 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) PDA
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Solaris
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 8 (18.60%) AIX
4 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Configuration Management
1 21 (48.84%) Software Distribution
2 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
2 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
2 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
2 8 (18.60%) Change Management
3 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (72.09%) SC Cleared
1 31 (72.09%) Security Cleared
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (23.26%) MCTS
4 8 (18.60%) MCITP
4 8 (18.60%) MCSE
4 8 (18.60%) MCSA
5 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
6 5 (11.63%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) VMware ESX
3 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
4 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (9.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (67.44%) Netcool
2 22 (51.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 21 (48.84%) Tivoli
4 8 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (18.60%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) Veritas
2 29 (67.44%) Citrix
3 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) VMware
5 8 (18.60%) McAfee
6 6 (13.95%) EMC
6 6 (13.95%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) Brocade
7 2 (4.65%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) Borland