The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 132 95 109
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +14
Contract jobs citing Clustering 11 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.97% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 3.58% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 2
Median daily rate £325 £350 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +69.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £282 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £450 £241
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -49.67%
Clustering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
778 643 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.96% 27.13% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 391 300
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 61
Median hourly rate £15.21 £16.60 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.40% -47.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Shropshire - 3 - - 1
Staffordshire - 3 - - 1
Warwickshire -6 2 £350 -
Coventry -8 1 £290 -35.55% 2
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (29.17%) SCOM
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (29.17%) Migration
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) High Availability
6 6 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (25.00%) SCOrch
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (20.83%) Replication
8 4 (16.67%) SAN
8 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) Oracle
9 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (12.50%) VMware
9 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) SMTP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Back Office
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) DBA
2 15 (62.50%) SQL DBA
3 5 (20.83%) Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Senior DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Solaris Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Azure Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Lotus Notes Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Principal Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) SOA Architect
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
2 1 (4.17%) Apache CXF
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) OSGi
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Replication
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) EAI
6 1 (4.17%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Open Source
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCOM
2 6 (25.00%) SCOrch
3 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (8.33%) Ansible
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (8.33%) SCCM
5 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
5 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) Veritas
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus
4 1 (4.17%) Meridio
4 1 (4.17%) Sophos
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) Talend
4 1 (4.17%) WSO2
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