The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 28 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 52 48
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 0.41% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.59% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £275 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £329 £375
% change year-on-year +14.06% -12.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +43.58%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 90 126 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 27.44% 26.14% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 71 65
Median daily rate £336 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £639 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -21.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.00 £41.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Gloucestershire

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

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) Meridio
2 2 (66.67%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Netcool
2 2 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Apache

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Live Communications Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) Netcool
1 2 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Unicenter
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Meridio
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas