The 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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 44 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.89% 0.47% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.41% 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£379 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +40.24%
Clustering
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
88 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.04% 22.43% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 23 17
Average daily rate £475 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £24.21 £17.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.16% -49.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Bath - - - -
Clustering
South West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle
3 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle Database
4 11 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (68.75%) Data Guard
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (56.25%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (12.50%) MCITP
8 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) SCOM
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) MediaWiki
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) IPv6
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Hudson
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) DBA
2 11 (68.75%) SQL DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Perl Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Server Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Grid Computing
1 1 (6.25%) Wiki
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Debian
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Erlang
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Samba
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Postfix
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Data Guard
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) VMware