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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 34 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.79% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.17% 1.25% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +1.69%
Clustering
Hampshire

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
63 80 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.90% 21.45% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 54 43
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Average hourly rate £23.13 £13.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -65.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) HACMP
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Korn
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Compaq
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) HPUX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) NetWare
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) HACMP
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) NetWare
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Korn
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) GPFS
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Compaq
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Hitachi
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Varonis
3 1 (16.67%) Wyse