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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 38 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Clustering 10 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.99% 0.85% 2.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.05% 2.33% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £369 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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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
83 129 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.78% 36.44% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 94 57
Average daily rate £325 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £650 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
4 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 2 (14.29%) IIS
5 2 (14.29%) VBScript
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) X.509
2 2 (14.29%) FCoE
2 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) DBA
1 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Magento Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Scrum
1 3 (21.43%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) VBScript
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) PHP5
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (14.29%) VCP4
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) vMotion
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco