The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 54 44
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.63% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.66% 2.26% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Median daily rate £450 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.62% -24.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.60% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -32.43% -6.32%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 181 177 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.28% 27.87% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 108 95
Median daily rate £413 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £38.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Clustering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Birmingham

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Birmingham

Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Birmingham

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
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