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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 125 84 112
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +28
Contract jobs citing Clustering 12 39 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 1.46% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 5.33% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 5
Average daily rate £325 £393 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +57.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £233 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £438 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £48.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.82% +48.46%
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
710 732 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.55% 27.33% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 436 304
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £206 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 65 65
Average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -22 3 £320 -11.11% 2
Shropshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire -3 1 - - 1
Coventry -13 1 £400 -
Warwickshire - 1 £330 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (31.58%) SCOM
4 6 (31.58%) Migration
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (31.58%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (31.58%) SCOrch
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (21.05%) High Availability
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Replication
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.79%) RESTful
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.53%) WSO2
7 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (10.53%) OSGi
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 2 (10.53%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 2 (10.53%) EAI
7 2 (10.53%) J2EE

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) SMTP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (31.58%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) DBA
1 12 (63.16%) SQL DBA
2 3 (15.79%) Senior DBA
2 3 (15.79%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Principal Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SOA Architect
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) RESTful
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) OSGi
3 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
3 1 (5.26%) Apache CXF
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Replication
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) High Availability
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) EAI
4 2 (10.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCOM
1 6 (31.58%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) WSO2
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Lotus
3 1 (5.26%) Meridio
3 1 (5.26%) Talend
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