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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 32 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 20 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 7.78% 10.19% 10.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.99% 15.94% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 16
Median daily rate £320 £328 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £304 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £343 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
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
154 69 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 59.92% 63.89% 55.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 26 77
Median daily rate £321 £325 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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 26 September 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 -19 20 £320 -2.29%
Clustering
Scotland

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 37 (84.09%) Microsoft
2 36 (81.82%) SQL
3 35 (79.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 32 (72.73%) Citrix
6 29 (65.91%) Windows
7 23 (52.27%) MCSE
8 22 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (47.73%) Hyper-V
9 21 (47.73%) Veritas
9 21 (47.73%) Netcool
10 20 (45.45%) VMware
10 20 (45.45%) MCTS
11 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
12 17 (38.64%) MCSA
12 17 (38.64%) AIX
12 17 (38.64%) Windows XP
12 17 (38.64%) Change Management
12 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (38.64%) Intel Security
12 17 (38.64%) MCITP
12 17 (38.64%) Software Testing
12 17 (38.64%) ISTQB
12 17 (38.64%) Windows 7
12 17 (38.64%) McAfee ePO
13 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
14 14 (31.82%) Test Scripting
14 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (31.82%) Smoke 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 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
3 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (13.64%) DHCP
2 6 (13.64%) DNS
3 5 (11.36%) SMTP
4 4 (9.09%) IPsec
4 4 (9.09%) NAS
4 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) StarTeam
2 8 (18.18%) HP UFT
2 8 (18.18%) TestDirector
2 8 (18.18%) WinRunner
3 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Engineering Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Test Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Tester
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 8 (18.18%) PDA
4 5 (11.36%) PKI
5 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (38.64%) AIX
3 17 (38.64%) Windows 7
3 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (38.64%) Windows XP
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (18.18%) Linux
5 8 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 4 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Change Management
1 17 (38.64%) Software Testing
2 14 (31.82%) Smoke Testing
2 14 (31.82%) Test Scripting
3 12 (27.27%) ITIL
4 9 (20.45%) High Availability
5 8 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.64%) Database Mirroring
6 6 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.36%) Validation
8 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.09%) Server Building
8 4 (9.09%) Software Distribution
9 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
10 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.27%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
2 6 (13.64%) VBScript
3 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (79.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (52.27%) MCSE
3 22 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (45.45%) MCTS
5 17 (38.64%) ISTQB
5 17 (38.64%) MCITP
5 17 (38.64%) MCSA
6 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 10 (22.73%) Degree
8 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (47.73%) Hyper-V
3 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (18.18%) VMware ESX
5 5 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (47.73%) Netcool
2 17 (38.64%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (11.36%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (11.36%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (11.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (11.36%) SCCM
5 5 (11.36%) SCOM
5 5 (11.36%) SCVMM
5 5 (11.36%) WSUS
6 4 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (9.09%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
7 1 (2.27%) OpenView
7 1 (2.27%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Microsoft
2 32 (72.73%) Citrix
3 21 (47.73%) Veritas
4 20 (45.45%) VMware
5 17 (38.64%) Intel Security
6 12 (27.27%) HP
7 5 (11.36%) arcserve
7 5 (11.36%) CA
7 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
8 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
8 4 (9.09%) AppSense
8 4 (9.09%) Brocade
8 4 (9.09%) Lumension
8 4 (9.09%) Symantec
9 1 (2.27%) Lotus
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle