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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 52 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.96% 0.25% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.50% 1.09% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Average daily rate
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£450 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +44.09%
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
111 92 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.31% 22.94% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 48 56
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Average hourly rate £18.88 £15.00 £13.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% +8.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £9.99 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £41.50 £15.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 23 January 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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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 -10 2 £448 -
Newport - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Clustering
Wales

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Change Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCP
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee