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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 115 98 100
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 32 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.65% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.84% 2.76% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 9
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£500 £420 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £395 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £455 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +50.26%
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
834 507 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.75% 23.52% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 305 412
Average daily rate £380 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £229 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 60
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.81% -55.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £35.45 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 - 16 £545 - 6
Dorset - 8 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire -11 4 £269 - 1
Somerset -5 3 £379 - 2
Wiltshire -21 1 £350 -16.66% 1
Devon - - - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (60.87%) SQL
2 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
3 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 19 (41.30%) Windows
5 18 (39.13%) Linux
6 17 (36.96%) SharePoint
6 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
7 16 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (30.43%) VMware
8 14 (30.43%) .NET
8 14 (30.43%) Lync
9 13 (28.26%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
9 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
9 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (28.26%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (28.26%) Dynamics AX
9 13 (28.26%) CRM
9 13 (28.26%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (26.09%) Java
10 12 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (26.09%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (23.91%) OO
11 11 (23.91%) RDBMS
11 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (23.91%) Migration
12 10 (21.74%) DNS
12 10 (21.74%) Apache
12 10 (21.74%) PHP

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 17 (36.96%) SharePoint
2 14 (30.43%) Lync
3 13 (28.26%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (26.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (21.74%) Apache
7 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
8 4 (8.70%) JBoss
9 3 (6.52%) IIS
9 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (4.35%) nginx
10 2 (4.35%) Confluence
10 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (4.35%) MediaWiki
11 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
11 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
11 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (28.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) DNS
2 8 (17.39%) SAN
3 7 (15.22%) SSH
3 7 (15.22%) HTTPS
3 7 (15.22%) LAN
3 7 (15.22%) WAN
4 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.87%) Firewall
4 5 (10.87%) PuTTY
5 3 (6.52%) IPsec
5 3 (6.52%) VPN
5 3 (6.52%) LDAP
6 2 (4.35%) HTTP
6 2 (4.35%) Internet
6 2 (4.35%) OSPF
6 2 (4.35%) BGP
6 2 (4.35%) EIGRP
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security
6 2 (4.35%) IPv6
6 2 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
2 11 (23.91%) RDBMS
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
5 5 (10.87%) JasperReports
5 5 (10.87%) Ingres
6 4 (8.70%) MySQL
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.17%) DB2
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) PHPUnit
3 4 (8.70%) Gerrit
3 4 (8.70%) Maven
4 2 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
1 4 (8.70%) Banking
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Architect
2 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (19.57%) Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Server Support
5 3 (6.52%) Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) DBA
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) .NET
2 10 (21.74%) Application Packaging
3 6 (13.04%) JDBC
3 6 (13.04%) Web Services
3 6 (13.04%) Laravel
4 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
4 5 (10.87%) DAO
4 5 (10.87%) CGI
4 5 (10.87%) HTML
4 5 (10.87%) CSS
5 4 (8.70%) EJB
5 4 (8.70%) JMS
5 4 (8.70%) jQuery
5 4 (8.70%) JPA
5 4 (8.70%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (8.70%) HornetQ
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.52%) WPF
6 3 (6.52%) Silverlight
7 2 (4.35%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.70%) Reference Data
2 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
2 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 3 (6.52%) SCADA
4 2 (4.35%) Wiki
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
5 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (19.57%) UNIX
6 7 (15.22%) VMS
6 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.52%) Debian
9 2 (4.35%) AIX
9 2 (4.35%) Solaris
9 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (4.35%) CentOS
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (28.26%) CRM
3 11 (23.91%) OO
3 11 (23.91%) Migration
4 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
4 7 (15.22%) Validation
5 6 (13.04%) Change Control
5 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.87%) MVC
6 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL
7 4 (8.70%) UML
7 4 (8.70%) Data Architecture
7 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.52%) Workflow
9 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) Java
3 10 (21.74%) PHP
4 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) Perl
4 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
5 7 (15.22%) Korn
6 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
7 2 (4.35%) C
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) COBOL
8 1 (2.17%) Python
8 1 (2.17%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) MCITP
4 3 (6.52%) MCSE
4 3 (6.52%) CCNA
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.17%) RHCE
6 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
3 9 (19.57%) NFS
4 7 (15.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (6.52%) ISA Server
6 3 (6.52%) Samba
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (4.35%) Postfix
7 2 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Puppet
2 4 (8.70%) SCOM
3 3 (6.52%) Data Guard
4 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.35%) OpenView
5 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.17%) SCCM
5 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.17%) nmon
5 1 (2.17%) Salt
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) VMware
3 10 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.52%) IBM
7 2 (4.35%) Sun
7 2 (4.35%) Dell
7 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) Micro Focus
8 1 (2.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.17%) Juniper
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