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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 125 135 132
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 20 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 1.39% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 9
Median daily rate £370 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £270 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £485 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +5.55%
Clustering
England

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
914 864 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.96% 26.92% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 571 438
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 51
Median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Gloucestershire +5 6 £370 -10.84%
Bristol 0 5 £350 +3.70% 4
Dorset 0 4 £418 +11.33%
Devon - 2 £350 -
Somerset +14 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 West region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
1 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Linux
3 19 (43.18%) SQL
3 19 (43.18%) Failover Clustering
4 17 (38.64%) SAN
5 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
7 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
7 14 (31.82%) DNS
7 14 (31.82%) Unix
8 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
8 13 (29.55%) SCCM
9 12 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
10 11 (25.00%) Ingres
10 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (25.00%) SQL Optimisation
10 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 10 (22.73%) Server Patching
11 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
11 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
11 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (20.45%) Java
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle
12 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
13 8 (18.18%) Sun

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (13.64%) Alfresco
1 6 (13.64%) Apache
1 6 (13.64%) Apache Solr
1 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) SAN
2 14 (31.82%) DNS
3 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.64%) Intranet
5 5 (11.36%) DHCP
5 5 (11.36%) Firewall
6 3 (6.82%) WAN
7 2 (4.55%) LAN
7 2 (4.55%) LDAP
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.27%) DSL
8 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.27%) IPv6
8 1 (2.27%) MPLS
8 1 (2.27%) Multicast
8 1 (2.27%) NAS
8 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.27%) SSL
8 1 (2.27%) VLAN
8 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) Ingres
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (13.64%) MySQL
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.27%) OLTP
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Administrator
1 13 (29.55%) DBA
2 12 (27.27%) SQL DBA
3 4 (9.09%) Consultant
3 4 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.82%) Build Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (4.55%) Support Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) JSON
1 6 (13.64%) Spring
1 6 (13.64%) XML
2 4 (9.09%) Java EE
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) J2EE
3 2 (4.55%) JDBC
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Linux
3 14 (31.82%) Unix
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.27%) HPUX
8 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Optimisation
2 10 (22.73%) Server Patching
3 7 (15.91%) Data Management
4 6 (13.64%) High Availability
4 6 (13.64%) Workflow
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Migration
5 5 (11.36%) Security Hardening
6 4 (9.09%) Server Building
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.55%) MVC
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Stress Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
3 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 9 (20.45%) Java
5 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.64%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Bourne shell
7 1 (2.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCA
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.82%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.55%) Firmware
6 2 (4.55%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.55%) vSphere
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.27%) Xen
7 1 (2.27%) XenApp
7 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (43.18%) Failover Clustering
2 13 (29.55%) SCCM
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) Hyperic
4 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
3 8 (18.18%) Sun
3 8 (18.18%) VMware
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco
5 5 (11.36%) HP
6 4 (9.09%) Dell
6 4 (9.09%) Veritas
7 2 (4.55%) Citrix
7 2 (4.55%) IBM
8 1 (2.27%) Draytek
8 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.27%) Juniper
8 1 (2.27%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) Veeam
8 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.27%) ZyXEL
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