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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 13 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 9.09% 11.69% 18.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.43% 20.45% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 18
Median daily rate £275 £305 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £291 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £340 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +69.23%

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
14 88 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 42.42% 57.14% 53.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 63 44
Median daily rate £323 £330 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £421 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +12 3 £275 -9.83%
Clustering
Scotland

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 22 (78.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (67.86%) SQL
4 18 (64.29%) Citrix
4 18 (64.29%) Veritas
4 18 (64.29%) Netcool
5 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
6 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
7 13 (46.43%) MCTS
7 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
8 12 (42.86%) Office 365
8 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (42.86%) MCITP
8 12 (42.86%) StarTeam
8 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
8 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
8 12 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (42.86%) Intel Security
8 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (42.86%) MCSE
8 12 (42.86%) MCSA
8 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
8 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
8 12 (42.86%) Windows
8 12 (42.86%) AIX
9 11 (39.29%) MS Office
9 11 (39.29%) Change Management
9 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
9 11 (39.29%) Software Testing

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 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) IPsec
2 6 (21.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Hardware Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) AIX
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
1 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
1 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
1 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 10
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Change Management
1 11 (39.29%) Server Virtualisation
1 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 9 (32.14%) Smoke Testing
4 8 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 6 (21.43%) Server Building
5 6 (21.43%) Software Distribution
6 5 (17.86%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
3 13 (46.43%) MCTS
3 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 12 (42.86%) MCITP
4 12 (42.86%) MCSA
4 12 (42.86%) MCSE
5 7 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (17.86%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) Netcool
2 12 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (64.29%) Citrix
2 18 (64.29%) Veritas
3 12 (42.86%) Intel Security
4 3 (10.71%) HP