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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
England / South West
Rank 135 130 132
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.50% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 1.73% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 10
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £326 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +21.37%

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
670 868 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.08% 28.76% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 588 454
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 57 48
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 0 2 £338 +16.37% 1
Dorset - 2 £400 - 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
3 18 (62.07%) SQL
3 18 (62.07%) Linux
4 14 (48.28%) SAN
4 14 (48.28%) Failover Clustering
5 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
6 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
7 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
8 10 (34.48%) Unix
8 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
8 10 (34.48%) VMware
9 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (31.03%) DNS
9 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
9 9 (31.03%) Shell Script
9 9 (31.03%) Ingres
9 9 (31.03%) SQL Optimisation
9 9 (31.03%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (31.03%) Data Encryption
10 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
11 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (20.69%) ETL
11 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse

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 4 (13.79%) Apache
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) SAN
2 9 (31.03%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) SMTP
3 4 (13.79%) SSL
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (31.03%) Ingres
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.45%) JMeter
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 4 (13.79%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Military
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) DBA
2 13 (44.83%) SQL DBA
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Ingres DBA
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Ajax
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) JSF
2 1 (3.45%) JSP
2 1 (3.45%) JSR 168
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (3.45%) Struts
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
1 4 (13.79%) EMC VNX
2 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
4 10 (34.48%) Unix
5 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Data Encryption
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Optimisation
2 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.69%) ETL
4 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.79%) Data Management
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) High Availability
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.34%) Server Patching
7 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.90%) Database Security
7 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) Innovation Management
8 1 (3.45%) Personalization
8 1 (3.45%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
3 9 (31.03%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.79%) AWK
4 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (17.24%) vSphere
5 4 (13.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.45%) Firmware
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
2 4 (13.79%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) vRealize
2 4 (13.79%) Zenoss
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
4 6 (20.69%) SAP
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco
5 5 (17.24%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) Brocade
6 4 (13.79%) Dell
6 4 (13.79%) EMC
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) Sun
6 4 (13.79%) Symantec
6 4 (13.79%) Veritas
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.45%) Varonis
7 1 (3.45%) Wyse
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