The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 49 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing Clustering 19 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.46% 0.42% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.05% 2.33% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 2
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£203 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.74% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £388 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £31.56 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+32.30% +16.87%
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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 Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
210 129 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.24% 17.94% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 75 54
Average daily rate £344 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
Average hourly rate £15.13 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.50% +61.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £25.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Wales region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
South Wales +17 17 £203 -47.74%
North Wales - - - -
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UK

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (57.69%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Replication
4 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (26.92%) VMware
6 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
6 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) ETL
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
8 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
8 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
8 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
9 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (15.38%) MCP
9 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
10 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
10 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.54%) MS Access
7 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) NeoLoad
2 1 (3.85%) GitLab
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) DBA
2 15 (57.69%) SQL DBA
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server DBA
4 9 (34.62%) Administrator
5 8 (30.77%) Server Administrator
6 5 (19.23%) Developer
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Consultant
8 3 (11.54%) Change Consultant
8 3 (11.54%) Wintel Consultant
9 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (7.69%) Wintel Systems Engineer
9 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
10 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
10 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
1 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (23.08%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
3 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) MCP
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
2 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) Firmware
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.69%) ARCserve
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) logstash
3 1 (3.85%) Graphite
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (3.85%) ZENworks
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) Nessus
3 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec
4 2 (7.69%) McAfee
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) Novell