The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank - 21 16
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine - 13.24% 12.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 22.22% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 5
Median daily rate - £278 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +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 Erskine with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 19 81 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 27.94% 59.56% 59.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 58 26
Median daily rate £400 £359 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.49% +3.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £271 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine 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 Erskine

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Erskine

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 25 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) Veritas
1 9 (90.00%) Netcool
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) MCSE
3 7 (70.00%) MCSA
3 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) AIX
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) Intel Security
3 7 (70.00%) MCTS
3 7 (70.00%) MCITP
3 7 (70.00%) StarTeam
3 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Office 365
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (70.00%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (60.00%) Change Management
4 6 (60.00%) Software Testing

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) IPsec
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Hardware Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) AIX
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
1 6 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Server Building
3 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (70.00%) MCITP
2 7 (70.00%) MCSA
2 7 (70.00%) MCSE
2 7 (70.00%) MCTS
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Netcool
2 7 (70.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) Veritas
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Intel Security