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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 46 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.26% 0.17% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.00% 0.89% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £345 £285 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -36.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -49.67%
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
120 112 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.10% 19.34% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 79 106
Median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
Median hourly rate £29.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.32% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.50 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Cardiff +7 3 £308 +7.89% 1
Bridgend - 1 £400 -
Clustering
Wales

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (41.67%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (33.33%) vSphere
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Intel Security
7 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (25.00%) arcserve
7 3 (25.00%) Symantec
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) MCSE
7 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (25.00%) Server Building
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Server Building
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Database Security
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (41.67%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) arcserve
2 3 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Trend Micro
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos