The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 49 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.19% 1.88% 1.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 6.55% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 11
Median daily rate £350 £313 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +144.14%  
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 Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 191 168 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 35.57% 28.72% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 103 100
Median daily rate £358 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.16% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £189 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £422 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Median hourly rate - - £22.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Glasgow

Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (16.67%) KVM
4 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) iPlanet
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Server Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Sun