The first table below looks at the demand for Cluster Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cluster Analysis over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cluster Analysis
Rank 595 558 580
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +22
Contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.019% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£313 £345 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% -9.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £345 -
% change year-on-year
-9.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

Cluster Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cluster Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cluster Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the UK.

Cluster Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cluster Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Cluster Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cluster Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the UK.

Cluster Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cluster Analysis
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 8 £313 -9.42% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £331 -
London +10 1 £575 - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £313 -
City of London - - - - 3

Cluster Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cluster Analysis 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 Cluster Analysis.

1 9 (90.00%) SPSS
2 8 (80.00%) CHAID
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (60.00%) SAS
3 6 (60.00%) Propensity Modelling
4 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Logistic Regression
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Statistics
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
7 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
7 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (10.00%) Customer Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) Customer Segmentation
7 1 (10.00%) Marketing
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
7 1 (10.00%) Omniture
7 1 (10.00%) DoubleClick
7 1 (10.00%) Google
7 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics

Cluster Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cluster Analysis 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 Cluster Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) SPSS
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SPSS Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Head of Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) CHAID
2 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (60.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Logistic Regression
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Online Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
6 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Omniture
1 1 (10.00%) DoubleClick
1 1 (10.00%) Google