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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 130 107 105
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 12 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.42% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 1.57% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
Median daily rate £340 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £329 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £455 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £27.13
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -12.44%
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
860 636 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.41% 26.68% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 390 319
Median daily rate £380 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 24 July 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
Staffordshire - 6 - -
Warwickshire -5 2 £350 - 1
Coventry -16 2 £315 -30.00%
Shropshire - 2 - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) Migration
4 7 (29.17%) High Availability
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (25.00%) Replication
6 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
6 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) SAN
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) SCOM
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.50%) Service Management
8 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

Clustering
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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) MPLS
3 1 (4.17%) SMTP
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (8.33%) Data Lake
7 2 (8.33%) HDInsight
7 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (8.33%) MySQL
7 2 (8.33%) Power BI
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
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 13 (54.17%) DBA
2 12 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 7 (29.17%) Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Azure Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Azure Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Database Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Lotus Notes Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) SOA Architect
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
1 1 (4.17%) Apache CXF
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) CESG
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) High Availability
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Database Security
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Server Patching
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
2 4 (16.67%) SCOM
3 3 (12.50%) Ansible
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (12.50%) SCOrch
4 2 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) SCCM
5 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
5 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.50%) Veritas
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Lotus
6 1 (4.17%) Meridio
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Talend
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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