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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 112 109 90
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing Clustering 21 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 1.13% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.05% 4.40% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 18
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£375 £328 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £315 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.37%
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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
688 773 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.06% 25.80% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 479 259
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £504 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 56 41
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £23.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.38 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +4 7 £375 +7.14% 1
Gloucestershire -9 6 £415 +32.80% 1
Dorset - 4 £275 -
Somerset +6 2 £503 +53.43% 1
Wiltshire -2 1 £350 +9.80% 6
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England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (77.78%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) VMware
3 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 22 (61.11%) Citrix
4 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (36.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (33.33%) Firewall
6 12 (33.33%) SQL
7 11 (30.56%) Linux
7 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
8 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
9 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 8 (22.22%) VMware ESX
10 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 8 (22.22%) IIS
11 7 (19.44%) MySQL
11 7 (19.44%) Apache
11 7 (19.44%) LDAP
11 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
11 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
11 7 (19.44%) VPN
11 7 (19.44%) Cisco
11 7 (19.44%) HP
11 7 (19.44%) Samba
11 7 (19.44%) Debian

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 8 (22.22%) IIS
3 7 (19.44%) Apache
3 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
3 7 (19.44%) nginx
3 7 (19.44%) Confluence
3 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (19.44%) MediaWiki
4 5 (13.89%) Lync
4 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) LDAP
2 7 (19.44%) VPN
3 4 (11.11%) DNS
3 4 (11.11%) DHCP
3 4 (11.11%) Network Security
4 3 (8.33%) IPsec
4 3 (8.33%) BGP
4 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
4 3 (8.33%) OSPF
4 3 (8.33%) IPv6
4 3 (8.33%) SAN
4 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) MySQL
2 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Subversion
1 7 (19.44%) JIRA
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
1 7 (19.44%) Hudson
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.78%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Local Government
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Consultant
2 8 (22.22%) DBA
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) SQL DBA
4 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (13.89%) Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.56%) Network Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) VMware Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Wiki
2 4 (11.11%) Replication
3 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.78%) PDA
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) CESG
5 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (30.56%) Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) Debian
4 7 (19.44%) Ubuntu
4 7 (19.44%) CentOS
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) AIX
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
2 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (19.44%) DevOps
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) UML
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.56%) MODAF
8 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.78%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) MCITP
3 5 (13.89%) MCSE
4 4 (11.11%) MCSA
4 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) MCTS
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (8.33%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) CWNA
6 1 (2.78%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
4 8 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 7 (19.44%) Samba
5 7 (19.44%) Postfix
5 7 (19.44%) vSphere
5 7 (19.44%) iptables
6 6 (16.67%) XenApp
7 4 (11.11%) XenServer
7 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
8 3 (8.33%) Firmware
9 2 (5.56%) ISA Server
9 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
10 1 (2.78%) vCloud
10 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) ZABBIX
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) SCCM
3 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.56%) SCOM
5 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.78%) Netcool
5 1 (2.78%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.78%) MOM
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) VMware
2 22 (61.11%) Citrix
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 7 (19.44%) Cisco
5 7 (19.44%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) Veritas
6 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 3 (8.33%) Juniper
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) CommVault
7 2 (5.56%) Hitachi
7 2 (5.56%) McAfee
7 2 (5.56%) EMC
7 2 (5.56%) Websense
7 2 (5.56%) TOWER Software
7 2 (5.56%) Zerto
7 2 (5.56%) Veeam
8 1 (2.78%) Acronis
8 1 (2.78%) F5
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