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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 131 128 124
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 13 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 1.66% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Average daily rate £375 £400 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £397 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £496 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.58 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% +3.64%
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
921 841 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.56% 26.52% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 498 415
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £232 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.75 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.83 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 7 £400 - 4
Gloucestershire +1 3 £290 -35.55%
Wiltshire -1 2 £330 -17.50% 1
Dorset - 1 £400 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) SAN
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 7 (41.18%) DNS
6 7 (41.18%) VMware
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (29.41%) Firewall
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco
9 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (23.53%) Dell
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
10 3 (17.65%) Security Hardening
10 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
10 3 (17.65%) High Availability
10 3 (17.65%) Sun
10 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
10 3 (17.65%) Client/Server

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) NAS
7 1 (5.88%) ADSL
7 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
7 1 (5.88%) DMZ
7 1 (5.88%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) Multicast
7 1 (5.88%) VLAN
7 1 (5.88%) VoIP
7 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Sling
2 1 (5.88%) OSGi
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.76%) EqualLogic
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Unix
6 1 (5.88%) CentOS
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) High Availability
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Security Hardening
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
2 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Server Building
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) BDD
3 1 (5.88%) Content Management
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (17.65%) MCSE
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Firmware
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) Xen
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Hyperic
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 3 (17.65%) Sun
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) Adobe
7 1 (5.88%) Altiris
7 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.88%) F5
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) Nokia
7 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
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