The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Somerset region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 49 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.28% 0.52% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
72 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.94% 17.10% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 11 14
Average daily rate £475 £301 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.06% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Clustering
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Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 11 (73.33%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (73.33%) Data Guard
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (60.00%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) MCITP
7 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) MCSE
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) MediaWiki
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) IPv6
1 1 (6.67%) OSPF
1 1 (6.67%) BGP
1 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) IPsec
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) DBA
2 11 (73.33%) SQL DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Debian
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Samba
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Postfix
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Data Guard
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) VMware