The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 28 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.

Clustering
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 47 35
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.95% 0.49% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.11% 2.06% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £413 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +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 Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73 97 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 23.03% 23.60% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 58 62
Median daily rate £354 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £507 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.15% +126.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £24.20 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £59.25 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Cambridge

Clustering
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) Kerberos
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) PKI
4 4 (44.44%) WSUS
4 4 (44.44%) High Availability
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (33.33%) Database Security
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (33.33%) OAuth
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Data Guard
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) DTS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Kerberos
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) DTS
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) RavenDB
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
1 4 (44.44%) SQL DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Identity Management Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Management Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) OAuth
1 3 (33.33%) SAML
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) Database Security
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCDBA
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) OCP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) WSUS
2 3 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 3 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft