The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.88% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
Clustering
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
74 60 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.74% 40.27% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 23
Median daily rate £325 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.91% -14.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £13.99 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Staffordshire region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 2 - -
Clustering
West Midlands

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (33.33%) Power BI
3 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Data Lake
3 2 (33.33%) Data Lake Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) HDInsight
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon RDS

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Data Lake Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (33.33%) Data Lake
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) HDInsight
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) Power BI
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware