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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 121 83 105
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +22
Contract jobs citing Clustering 13 40 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 1.58% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 5.76% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 4
Median daily rate £328 £425 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% +88.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £450 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
758 695 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.31% 27.51% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 428 299
Median daily rate £375 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 60
Median hourly rate £16.10 £22.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.43% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.75 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -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 27 May 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 - -
Warwickshire -3 2 £340 -
Birmingham -24 2 £320 -18.47% 3
Coventry -7 1 £400 -11.11%
Worcestershire -10 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (31.82%) Migration
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (27.27%) SCOrch
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (27.27%) SCOM
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 5 (22.73%) High Availability
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 4 (18.18%) Replication
8 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.64%) SOA
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.64%) RESTful
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (9.09%) OSGi
9 2 (9.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (9.09%) WSO2
9 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 2 (9.09%) Eclipse

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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) DBA
1 14 (63.64%) SQL DBA
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Senior DBA
2 3 (13.64%) Senior SQL DBA
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Principal Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SOA Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) OSGi
3 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.55%) Apache CXF
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 4 (18.18%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) High Availability
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) EAI
5 2 (9.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCOM
1 6 (27.27%) SCOrch
2 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) WSO2
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) Meridio
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) Talend
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas
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