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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 46 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.28% 0.31% 1.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 1.49% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£349 £285 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.28% -11.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +50.26%
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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
113 67 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.92% 20.49% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 41 49
Average daily rate £355 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £204 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £600 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.73% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.25 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £28.00 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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

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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

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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 21 October 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft