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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.25 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+48.46% +20.37%
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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
68 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 29.82% 28.03% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 12
Average daily rate £400 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £16.75 £8.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £16.75 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper