The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 90 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs citing Clustering 37 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 0.79% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.07% 3.06% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 17
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£128 £335 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.71% -5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £323 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £399 £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%
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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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
730 687 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.13% 25.99% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 360 310
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 15 21
Average hourly rate £30.75 £23.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.47% +69.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.80 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £36.00
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 Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Scotland region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Scotland region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Scotland 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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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
Renfrewshire +11 16 £232 -38.65%
Glasgow +10 14 £120 -61.52%
Edinburgh -1 3 £475 +46.15% 1
Stirling - 1 £463 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
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Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 51 (60.71%) SQL
2 45 (53.57%) Veritas
3 40 (47.62%) Windows
4 36 (42.86%) Citrix
5 34 (40.48%) Netcool
5 34 (40.48%) SC Cleared
5 34 (40.48%) Security Cleared
6 33 (39.29%) SAN
7 31 (36.90%) VMware
8 29 (34.52%) Linux
9 24 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (27.38%) NAS
11 22 (26.19%) VMware ESX
12 21 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (23.81%) Software Distribution
13 20 (23.81%) MCTS
13 20 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (23.81%) Solaris
13 20 (23.81%) IPsec
14 19 (22.62%) Change Management
14 19 (22.62%) Configuration Management
14 19 (22.62%) Tivoli
15 18 (21.43%) Windows 7
16 17 (20.24%) MCITP
16 17 (20.24%) AIX
17 16 (19.05%) MCSE

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.52%) JBoss
1 8 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (3.57%) IIS
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (39.29%) SAN
2 23 (27.38%) NAS
3 20 (23.81%) IPsec
4 14 (16.67%) DHCP
4 14 (16.67%) DNS
5 4 (4.76%) Firewall
6 3 (3.57%) BIG-IP
6 3 (3.57%) LDAP
7 1 (1.19%) SSL
7 1 (1.19%) Internet
7 1 (1.19%) VoIP
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.19%) Informix
4 1 (1.19%) TKPROF
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) WinRunner
1 16 (19.05%) TestDirector
1 16 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.19%) Toad
3 1 (1.19%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (20.24%) Integration Engineer
2 10 (11.90%) Test Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Analyst
4 6 (7.14%) Administrator
4 6 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (7.14%) DBA
5 5 (5.95%) Server Support
5 5 (5.95%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) SQL DBA
6 4 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.57%) Consultant
7 3 (3.57%) Architect
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) Middleware
1 3 (3.57%) XML
2 2 (2.38%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.38%) Java SE
2 2 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (1.19%) Spring
3 1 (1.19%) .NET
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) JMS
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) PDA
2 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.14%) Replication
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.38%) iPad
5 2 (2.38%) BYOD
5 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.19%) EPoS
6 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.19%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.62%) Windows
2 29 (34.52%) Linux
3 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (23.81%) Solaris
5 18 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 17 (20.24%) AIX
7 16 (19.05%) Windows XP
8 7 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (5.95%) UNIX
10 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.19%) zOS
11 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) Software Distribution
2 19 (22.62%) Change Management
2 19 (22.62%) Configuration Management
3 16 (19.05%) Software Testing
3 16 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 15 (17.86%) ITIL
5 14 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 11 (13.10%) Service Management
6 11 (13.10%) Load Balancing
7 8 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (8.33%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.76%) Supplier Management
9 4 (4.76%) Data Security
10 3 (3.57%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.57%) Data Protection
11 2 (2.38%) Business Continuity Management
11 2 (2.38%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.71%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.19%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 34 (40.48%) SC Cleared
1 34 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (23.81%) MCTS
4 17 (20.24%) MCITP
5 16 (19.05%) MCSE
5 16 (19.05%) MCSA
6 15 (17.86%) Degree
7 14 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 6 (7.14%) RHCE
9 1 (1.19%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (26.19%) VMware ESX
3 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (19.05%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.95%) vSphere
6 2 (2.38%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.19%) Firmware
7 1 (1.19%) NFS
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.19%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.19%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 34 (40.48%) Netcool
2 21 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (22.62%) Tivoli
4 16 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (19.05%) McAfee ePO
5 14 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 14 (16.67%) SCOM
6 13 (15.48%) Backup Exec
7 12 (14.29%) Nagios
8 5 (5.95%) SCCM
9 2 (2.38%) WSUS
10 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (1.19%) Control-M
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
10 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) Veritas
2 36 (42.86%) Citrix
3 31 (36.90%) VMware
4 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (19.05%) McAfee
6 13 (15.48%) Symantec
7 12 (14.29%) EMC
8 8 (9.52%) Cisco
8 8 (9.52%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.95%) Oracle
10 4 (4.76%) F5
10 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.38%) Brocade
11 2 (2.38%) Apple
11 2 (2.38%) HP
12 1 (1.19%) Sophos
12 1 (1.19%) Dell
12 1 (1.19%) BMC
12 1 (1.19%) CommVault
12 1 (1.19%) Hitachi
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