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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 68 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 85 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.95% 0.58% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.30% 2.16% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 10
Median daily rate £300 £314 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £125 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £366 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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UK

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
1024 786 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.52% 26.74% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 375 400
Median daily rate £355 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% +9.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.91 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Edinburgh +24 32 £475 - 1
Glasgow +27 24 £313 +49.52% 4
Renfrewshire -22 23 £295 -14.80%
Aberdeen - 1 £350 - 1
Midlothian - 1 £225 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £375 -
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Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 85 (57.05%) Windows
2 80 (53.69%) Active Directory
3 76 (51.01%) Veritas
4 73 (48.99%) Microsoft
5 63 (42.28%) Citrix
6 62 (41.61%) VMware
7 58 (38.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 57 (38.26%) Unix
8 57 (38.26%) SQL
9 55 (36.91%) Finance
10 44 (29.53%) AIX
11 43 (28.86%) Solaris
11 43 (28.86%) SQL Server
11 43 (28.86%) Veritas File System
11 43 (28.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 42 (28.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 42 (28.19%) Data Centre
13 41 (27.52%) Hyper-V
13 41 (27.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 40 (26.85%) MCSE
15 38 (25.50%) VMware ESX
16 37 (24.83%) Migration
17 36 (24.16%) Law
18 35 (23.49%) Windows 7
19 34 (22.82%) Windows Server 2003
20 30 (20.13%) Netcool
20 30 (20.13%) WinRunner
20 30 (20.13%) TestDirector
20 30 (20.13%) HP UFT
20 30 (20.13%) Intel Security

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 16 (10.74%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.71%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (4.70%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.36%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.36%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.68%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.34%) Apache
8 2 (1.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.67%) Confluence
9 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.67%) JBoss
9 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.67%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (12.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.74%) DHCP
1 16 (10.74%) DNS
2 12 (8.05%) NetScaler
3 8 (5.37%) LDAP
4 5 (3.36%) Firewall
4 5 (3.36%) SMTP
5 4 (2.68%) HTTP
5 4 (2.68%) SAN
6 3 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.34%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.67%) IPsec
8 1 (0.67%) SSL
8 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.67%) VPN
8 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (28.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (10.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.37%) DB2
6 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.34%) DTS
7 2 (1.34%) OLAP
7 2 (1.34%) OLTP
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.67%) Ingres
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (20.13%) HP UFT
1 30 (20.13%) TestDirector
1 30 (20.13%) WinRunner
2 3 (2.01%) Subversion
3 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.67%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.67%) JIRA
3 1 (0.67%) JUnit
3 1 (0.67%) Maven
3 1 (0.67%) Mockito
3 1 (0.67%) MSI
3 1 (0.67%) NetBeans
General
1 55 (36.91%) Finance
2 36 (24.16%) Law
3 8 (5.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (18.79%) Consultant
2 25 (16.78%) Unix Consultant
3 24 (16.11%) Analyst
4 20 (13.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 20 (13.42%) Test Analyst
5 19 (12.75%) Administrator
6 18 (12.08%) Solaris Consultant
7 17 (11.41%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 13 (8.72%) DBA
8 13 (8.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (8.72%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (8.05%) SQL DBA
10 9 (6.04%) Developer
10 9 (6.04%) Solaris Administrator
10 9 (6.04%) Unix Administrator
11 7 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.70%) SQL Server DBA
12 6 (4.03%) VMware Engineer
13 5 (3.36%) Unix Developer
13 5 (3.36%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.70%) Web Services
2 6 (4.03%) OAuth
3 3 (2.01%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.67%) CSS
4 1 (0.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.67%) HTML
4 1 (0.67%) HTML5
4 1 (0.67%) Java EE
4 1 (0.67%) JPA
4 1 (0.67%) jQuery
4 1 (0.67%) JSF
4 1 (0.67%) JSP
4 1 (0.67%) JSTL
4 1 (0.67%) Middleware
4 1 (0.67%) REST
4 1 (0.67%) Servlets
4 1 (0.67%) Spring
4 1 (0.67%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.67%) Spring Security
4 1 (0.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.19%) Data Centre
2 27 (18.12%) PDA
3 22 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.05%) Replication
5 11 (7.38%) PKI
6 9 (6.04%) Blackberry
7 8 (5.37%) Hedge funds
8 7 (4.70%) Computer Science
9 6 (4.03%) Client/Server
9 6 (4.03%) Mainframe
10 3 (2.01%) PMI
11 1 (0.67%) iSeries
11 1 (0.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 85 (57.05%) Windows
2 58 (38.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (38.26%) Unix
4 44 (29.53%) AIX
5 43 (28.86%) Solaris
6 35 (23.49%) Windows 7
7 34 (22.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (20.13%) Windows XP
9 26 (17.45%) Linux
10 20 (13.42%) Windows Server
11 19 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (3.36%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.34%) Android
15 1 (0.67%) OpenVMS
15 1 (0.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.83%) Migration
2 30 (20.13%) Change Management
2 30 (20.13%) Software Testing
2 30 (20.13%) Test Automation
3 27 (18.12%) Test Scripting
4 17 (11.41%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (8.05%) High Availability
6 11 (7.38%) ITIL
7 10 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.04%) Database Mirroring
8 9 (6.04%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (5.37%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.70%) Application Packaging
11 6 (4.03%) Identity Management
11 6 (4.03%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.03%) RAD
12 5 (3.36%) Problem Management
13 4 (2.68%) Service Management
14 3 (2.01%) Business Continuity
15 2 (1.34%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.26%) SQL
2 28 (18.79%) PowerShell
3 17 (11.41%) T-SQL
3 17 (11.41%) VBScript
4 9 (6.04%) Perl
5 7 (4.70%) Java
6 6 (4.03%) Ruby
6 6 (4.03%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.03%) VBA
7 2 (1.34%) Korn
7 2 (1.34%) Python
8 1 (0.67%) AWK
8 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 41 (27.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (26.85%) MCSE
3 30 (20.13%) MCITP
3 30 (20.13%) MCSA
3 30 (20.13%) MCTS
4 28 (18.79%) ISTQB
5 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
6 15 (10.07%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.70%) Degree
8 3 (2.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) SLA
2 4 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 80 (53.69%) Active Directory
2 43 (28.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 43 (28.86%) Veritas File System
3 42 (28.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 41 (27.52%) Hyper-V
5 38 (25.50%) VMware ESX
6 28 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (12.75%) XenApp
8 14 (9.40%) XenDesktop
9 7 (4.70%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.01%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (20.13%) HP Quality Center
1 30 (20.13%) McAfee ePO
1 30 (20.13%) Netcool
2 19 (12.75%) SCCM
3 14 (9.40%) SCOM
3 14 (9.40%) WSUS
4 9 (6.04%) Nagios
4 9 (6.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (4.03%) NetBackup
5 6 (4.03%) TADDM
6 5 (3.36%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (3.36%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.01%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.34%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.67%) OpenView
9 1 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.67%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 76 (51.01%) Veritas
2 73 (48.99%) Microsoft
3 63 (42.28%) Citrix
4 62 (41.61%) VMware
5 30 (20.13%) Intel Security
6 14 (9.40%) IBM
6 14 (9.40%) Symantec
7 11 (7.38%) HP
8 10 (6.71%) Cisco
9 7 (4.70%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.36%) AppSense
10 5 (3.36%) arcserve
10 5 (3.36%) CA
11 4 (2.68%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.68%) Brocade
11 4 (2.68%) Lumension
12 3 (2.01%) NetApp
12 3 (2.01%) Oracle
13 2 (1.34%) CommVault
13 2 (1.34%) EMC
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Cathcart Associates
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