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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 62 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 13 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.67% 0.55% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.42% 2.44% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£390 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +40.24%
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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
240 123 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.81% 22.49% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 66 79
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £20.85 £14.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.79% -73.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.51 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.88 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 2014.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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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 18 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 1 £390 +35.65% 4
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UK

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) MongoDB
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) SOA
4 7 (43.75%) Ansible
4 7 (43.75%) IaaS
4 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 7 (43.75%) PaaS
4 7 (43.75%) Puppet
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) IIS
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (31.25%) Open Source
6 5 (31.25%) Hyperic
7 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (25.00%) Apache Camel
7 4 (25.00%) REST
7 4 (25.00%) Scala
7 4 (25.00%) SaaS
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) BMC
7 4 (25.00%) SOAP

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) PaaS
1 7 (43.75%) IaaS
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) MongoDB
2 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Wintel Support
1 3 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Build Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 4 (25.00%) JSON
2 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 4 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) Scala
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCP
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
1 7 (43.75%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) Hyperic
3 3 (18.75%) ARCserve
3 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
3 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) BMC
3 4 (25.00%) JBoss
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) Remedy
5 2 (12.50%) McAfee
5 2 (12.50%) Sophos
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