The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cluster Analysis
Rank 592 579 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.006% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 11 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 19 December 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
London +15 3 £413 +106.25% 3
England -30 3 £413 +106.25% 3
City of London - 1 £400 - 1
South East - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Staines - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Cluster Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (100.00%) SAS
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) SPSS
3 6 (75.00%) Analytics
4 5 (62.50%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (50.00%) CHAID
5 4 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
6 3 (37.50%) Marketing
6 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) Base SAS
6 3 (37.50%) CRM
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
7 2 (25.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) QlikView
7 2 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
7 2 (25.00%) Customer Analytics
8 1 (12.50%) Visual Analytics
8 1 (12.50%) Bayesian Methods
8 1 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
8 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (12.50%) Visualisation

Cluster Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) SPSS
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Base SAS
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 2 (25.00%) QlikView
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Insight Analyst
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Insight Analyst
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
5 2 (25.00%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (12.50%) Designer
6 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Statistical Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) CHAID
3 4 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Customer Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Visual Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Bayesian Methods
6 1 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB