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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 32 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Clustering 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.39% 0.95% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 3.48% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £395 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £48.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.82% +48.46%
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
68 115 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.69% 27.19% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 84 94
Average daily rate £383 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £270 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £21.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +37.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.75 £15.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £40.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

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 30 April 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) Korn
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Budget Control
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) GPFS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) HPUX

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software 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%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) HACMP
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (16.67%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) HPUX
3 2 (33.33%) NetWare
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Budget Control
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Korn
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCSA
1 1 (16.67%) CCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) GPFS
3 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Compaq
3 2 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
4 1 (16.67%) IronPort
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Xerox