The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 65 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.46% 0.18% 1.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.03% 0.64% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £390 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £390 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -10.00%
Clustering
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
148 157 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.63% 27.94% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 114 72
Average daily rate £355 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £18.65 £18.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.50 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff - 3 £325 -
Clustering
Wales

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (71.43%) Replication
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) MS Access
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (14.29%) Release Management
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (7.14%) High Availability
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (7.14%) Banking
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (21.43%) MS Access
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) DBA
1 10 (71.43%) SQL DBA
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 6 (42.86%) Administrator
3 6 (42.86%) Server Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft