Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Clustering
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 57 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.36% 1.02% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 2.81% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £318 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.16% -4.44%
East of England median daily rate £463 £368 £350
% change year-on-year +25.85% +5.00% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £34.70 - £40.00

Clustering is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 201 249 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 36.28% 36.35% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 173 114
Bedfordshire median daily rate £394 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% - +7.59%
10th Percentile £206 £204 £257
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £448 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +11.88% +8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.38 £14.50 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.93% +20.33% -56.96%
10th Percentile £13.73 £10.66 £11.68
90th Percentile £23.50 £33.13 £12.43
East of England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.19 £31.50
% change year-on-year -4.38% -39.08% +40.39%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Bedfordshire

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Clustering in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VCP5
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Server Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
1 1 (50.00%) Server Management
1 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VCP5
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft