The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 40 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Clustering 4 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.19% 0.91% 3.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.88% 2.73% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate
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£365 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -8.33%
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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
82 110 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.33% 33.43% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 84 43
Average daily rate £375 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £160 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 12
Average hourly rate £26.25 £21.80 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.41% -5.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £20.76 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.16 £43.00
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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Southampton region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Southampton region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon Linux
3 2 (22.22%) vMotion
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) FCoE
3 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) SCOM
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) FCoE
2 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) VCP4
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) vMotion
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix