The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 39 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.79% 1.12% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.37% 4.76% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +3.84%
Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.30% 23.51% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 39 25
Average daily rate £300 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 12
Average hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.02 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Clustering
Hampshire

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

Clustering
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IBM

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) IBM