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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 64 44
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 1.03% 2.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.73% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Median daily rate - £235 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £37.63
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +16.94%

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
167 161 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.57% 27.62% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 123 80
Median daily rate £350 £338 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £228 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £20.00 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £20.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (20.00%) PowerHA
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) Packer
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Rundeck
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) arcserve
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Remedy
5 1 (20.00%) Sonatype
5 1 (20.00%) Sophos