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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
UK / Wales
Rank - 70 57
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.89% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.82% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £235 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +21.37%

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
186 213 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.31% 31.74% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 157 107
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £223 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £13.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (66.67%) Symantec
4 8 (66.67%) Unix
4 8 (66.67%) AIX
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (66.67%) High Availability
5 7 (58.33%) PowerHA
5 7 (58.33%) Confluence
5 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (58.33%) Zenoss
5 7 (58.33%) IT Governance
5 7 (58.33%) JIRA
5 7 (58.33%) SCCM
5 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (58.33%) Puppet
5 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (58.33%) MCollective
5 7 (58.33%) Ansible
5 7 (58.33%) Rundeck
5 7 (58.33%) Packer
5 7 (58.33%) Sonatype
5 7 (58.33%) Sonatype Nexus

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 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 7 (58.33%) Confluence
2 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (58.33%) JIRA
1 7 (58.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) MCollective
2 6 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) AIX
3 8 (66.67%) Unix
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (8.33%) Debian
6 1 (8.33%) HPUX
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) High Availability
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) IT Governance
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (58.33%) PowerHA
3 3 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Ansible
1 7 (58.33%) Nessus
1 7 (58.33%) Packer
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
1 7 (58.33%) Rundeck
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
1 7 (58.33%) Tivoli
1 7 (58.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 7 (58.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 7 (58.33%) Zenoss
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 8 (66.67%) Symantec
4 7 (58.33%) IBM
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) Sonatype
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
7 1 (8.33%) arcserve
7 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
7 1 (8.33%) Remedy
7 1 (8.33%) Sophos