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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 44 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.27% 0.62% 2.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 2.94% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£349 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +40.24%
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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
109 68 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.99% 20.92% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 47 49
Average daily rate £350 £300 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.49 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £16.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £17.27 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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

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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 19 September 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 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft