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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 68 76 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing Clustering 11 1 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.37% 0.14% 3.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.64% 0.53% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 12
Median daily rate £525 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £363 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +50.00%
Clustering
UK

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
237 189 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.48% 27.19% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 138 128
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 8
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £10.75 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.03 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
West Wales - 7 £525 -
South Wales +7 4 £425 +17.24% 3
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Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) High Availability
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (60.00%) Symantec
5 8 (53.33%) IBM
5 8 (53.33%) AIX
5 8 (53.33%) Unix
5 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
6 7 (46.67%) Apache
6 7 (46.67%) Oracle
6 7 (46.67%) Linux
6 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
6 7 (46.67%) Tivoli
6 7 (46.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 7 (46.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
6 7 (46.67%) PowerHA
6 7 (46.67%) Confluence
6 7 (46.67%) Puppet
6 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
6 7 (46.67%) SCCM
6 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) Apache
2 7 (46.67%) Confluence
2 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA
1 7 (46.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) MCollective
2 6 (40.00%) ELK Stack
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) LPAR
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) AIX
4 8 (53.33%) Unix
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) CentOS
7 1 (6.67%) Debian
7 1 (6.67%) HPUX
7 1 (6.67%) Solaris
7 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) High Availability
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) IT Governance
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Database Security
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (46.67%) PowerHA
3 3 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Ansible
1 7 (46.67%) Nessus
1 7 (46.67%) Packer
1 7 (46.67%) Puppet
1 7 (46.67%) Rundeck
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
1 7 (46.67%) Tivoli
1 7 (46.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Zenoss
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Symantec
4 8 (53.33%) IBM
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 7 (46.67%) Sonatype
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) arcserve
7 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
7 2 (13.33%) SAP
8 1 (6.67%) Dell
8 1 (6.67%) HP
8 1 (6.67%) Remedy
8 1 (6.67%) Sophos
8 1 (6.67%) Trend Micro