The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 121 110 103
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 19 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 1.05% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.59% 3.91% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 16
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£375 £328 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+35.38% +20.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
733 870 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.33% 26.96% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 510 316
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 46
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.14 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Bristol +8 6 £375 +66.66% 5
Gloucestershire -15 5 £450 +38.46% 1
Dorset - 4 £275 - 2
Wiltshire +8 2 £375 +17.64% 3
Devon - 1 £225 -
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England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
3 21 (60.00%) VMware
4 19 (54.29%) Citrix
4 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
6 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
7 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (40.00%) SharePoint
9 12 (34.29%) Firewall
10 11 (31.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
10 11 (31.43%) SQL
10 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (25.71%) Linux
12 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
12 8 (22.86%) MySQL
12 8 (22.86%) IIS
12 8 (22.86%) VPN
12 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
12 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
12 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
13 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 7 (20.00%) ZABBIX
13 7 (20.00%) Postfix
13 7 (20.00%) nginx
13 7 (20.00%) Confluence
13 7 (20.00%) Puppet
13 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
3 8 (22.86%) IIS
3 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (20.00%) nginx
4 7 (20.00%) Confluence
4 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (20.00%) MediaWiki
4 7 (20.00%) Apache
5 5 (14.29%) Lync
6 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) VPN
3 7 (20.00%) LAN
3 7 (20.00%) WAN
3 7 (20.00%) LDAP
4 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 4 (11.43%) Network Security
5 3 (8.57%) IPv6
5 3 (8.57%) OSPF
5 3 (8.57%) BGP
5 3 (8.57%) IPsec
5 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
6 2 (5.71%) NAS
7 1 (2.86%) DNS
7 1 (2.86%) DHCP
7 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) MySQL
3 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.86%) OLTP
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (20.00%) Hudson
1 7 (20.00%) JIRA
1 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) DBA
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Wintel Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Wiki
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) DTV
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) CESG
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) Linux
5 7 (20.00%) CentOS
5 7 (20.00%) Debian
5 7 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
3 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (20.00%) DevOps
4 6 (17.14%) Build Automation
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.86%) Change Control
8 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.86%) High Availability
8 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) MCSE
4 4 (11.43%) MCSA
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.43%) CCNA
5 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) MCP
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.71%) MCITP
7 1 (2.86%) Degree
7 1 (2.86%) MCT
7 1 (2.86%) MCTS
7 1 (2.86%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
4 7 (20.00%) Postfix
4 7 (20.00%) iptables
4 7 (20.00%) Samba
5 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
6 5 (14.29%) XenApp
6 5 (14.29%) XenServer
7 4 (11.43%) vSphere
8 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
9 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
9 2 (5.71%) ISA Server
10 1 (2.86%) vCloud
10 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
10 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 7 (20.00%) Puppet
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.86%) Netcool
6 1 (2.86%) ARCserve
6 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.86%) MOM
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) VMware
2 19 (54.29%) Citrix
3 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
5 5 (14.29%) Symantec
6 3 (8.57%) EMC
6 3 (8.57%) Veritas
6 3 (8.57%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Juniper
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) Websense
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco
7 2 (5.71%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) McAfee
8 1 (2.86%) Acronis
8 1 (2.86%) F5
8 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) Cerner
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
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