The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Clustering
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 61 71
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.95% 0.71% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.88% 2.74% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £423 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £390 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +38.46%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 206 219 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 24.58% 26.07% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 172 169
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 12
Median hourly rate £28.07 £32.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -1.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.61 £42.50 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) High Availability
2 6 (66.67%) F5
2 6 (66.67%) JBoss
2 6 (66.67%) AIX
2 6 (66.67%) HPUX
2 6 (66.67%) Solaris
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (66.67%) Apache
2 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Sun
2 6 (66.67%) Veritas
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (66.67%) iPlanet
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) SUSE
3 5 (55.56%) PlateSpin
3 5 (55.56%) KVM
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (66.67%) Apache
1 6 (66.67%) iPlanet
1 6 (66.67%) JBoss
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) LDAP
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) FCoE
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Solaris Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) AIX
2 6 (66.67%) HPUX
2 6 (66.67%) Solaris
3 5 (55.56%) SUSE
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) High Availability
2 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C-shell
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (55.56%) KVM
2 5 (55.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (22.22%) Samba
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) GFS2
4 1 (11.11%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView
1 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) F5
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (66.67%) Sun
2 6 (66.67%) Veritas
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) PlateSpin
4 3 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos
6 1 (11.11%) Opsware