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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 121 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Contract jobs citing Clustering 18 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 1.12% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.23% 4.95% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 11
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£375 £420 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +40.24%
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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
807 505 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.75% 22.56% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 315 419
Average daily rate £375 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 35 56
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -57.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Gloucestershire -16 6 £350 -
Dorset - 5 £350 - 1
Bristol - 3 £365 - 3
Somerset -11 1 £500 - 2
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Devon - - - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (56.00%) SQL
2 26 (52.00%) Security Cleared
3 22 (44.00%) Oracle
4 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 19 (38.00%) Oracle Database
6 17 (34.00%) T-SQL
6 17 (34.00%) Windows
7 16 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (30.00%) Linux
9 14 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (26.00%) Data Guard
10 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
11 12 (24.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 12 (24.00%) VMware
12 11 (22.00%) SLA
12 11 (22.00%) UNIX
12 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
13 10 (20.00%) Java
13 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 10 (20.00%) DNS
14 9 (18.00%) RDBMS
14 9 (18.00%) OO
14 9 (18.00%) Migration
14 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (14.00%) Apache
2 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.00%) IIS
5 3 (6.00%) Lync
6 2 (4.00%) MediaWiki
6 2 (4.00%) Confluence
6 2 (4.00%) nginx
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.00%) SAN
3 6 (12.00%) LAN
3 6 (12.00%) WAN
4 5 (10.00%) HTTPS
4 5 (10.00%) Firewall
4 5 (10.00%) SSH
5 3 (6.00%) VPN
5 3 (6.00%) LDAP
5 3 (6.00%) IPsec
5 3 (6.00%) PuTTY
6 2 (4.00%) NAS
6 2 (4.00%) Network Security
6 2 (4.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (4.00%) OSPF
6 2 (4.00%) BGP
6 2 (4.00%) IPv6
6 2 (4.00%) HTTP
7 1 (2.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (38.00%) Oracle Database
3 16 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
7 9 (18.00%) RDBMS
8 4 (8.00%) MySQL
9 3 (6.00%) Ingres
9 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (6.00%) JasperReports
10 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Gerrit
2 4 (8.00%) Maven
3 3 (6.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.00%) Hudson
4 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) DBA
2 15 (30.00%) SQL DBA
3 8 (16.00%) Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) webMethods Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Server Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.00%) Server Support
9 1 (2.00%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) Laravel
2 4 (8.00%) HornetQ
2 4 (8.00%) JPA
2 4 (8.00%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (8.00%) jQuery
2 4 (8.00%) JMS
2 4 (8.00%) EJB
2 4 (8.00%) JDBC
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
3 3 (6.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) CGI
3 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.00%) WPF
3 3 (6.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (6.00%) DAO
4 2 (4.00%) GWT
4 2 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.00%) SCADA
3 2 (4.00%) Wiki
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) CESG
4 1 (2.00%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Linux
3 11 (22.00%) UNIX
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.00%) Solaris
7 5 (10.00%) VMS
7 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (6.00%) Debian
10 2 (4.00%) CentOS
11 1 (2.00%) AIX
11 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (18.00%) OO
2 9 (18.00%) Migration
3 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.00%) Validation
4 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.00%) UML
5 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.00%) Workflow
5 3 (6.00%) MVC
5 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Change Control
6 2 (4.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.00%) DevOps
6 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 17 (34.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (20.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) PHP
5 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.00%) Perl
5 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.00%) Korn
7 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) Python
9 1 (2.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) C++
9 1 (2.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) RHCE
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (14.00%) NFS
3 5 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.00%) ISA Server
5 3 (6.00%) Samba
6 2 (4.00%) Postfix
6 2 (4.00%) XenServer
7 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) Data Guard
2 5 (10.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.00%) OpenView
4 1 (2.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.00%) Salt
4 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Oracle
2 12 (24.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.00%) webMethods
5 5 (10.00%) HP
6 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.00%) JBoss
7 2 (4.00%) F5
7 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.00%) Citrix
7 2 (4.00%) Dell
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco
7 2 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Sun
8 1 (2.00%) EMC
8 1 (2.00%) Juniper
8 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.00%) Symantec
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