The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 25 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 35 33
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 2.75% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 7.50% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 93 120 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 28.18% 36.70% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 43
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.92% -29.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Merseyside

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Merseyside

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

1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas File System
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Specialist
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas File System
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) SAP