The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire. 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
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 45 19
Rank change year-on-year +33 -26  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 9.38% 5.42% 8.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.08% 13.26% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 6
Median daily rate £254 £300 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.41% -20.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £267 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £317 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13 181 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 40.63% 40.86% 54.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 117 31
Median daily rate £395 £310 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.41% -10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £223 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £428 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Renfrewshire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +29 3 £254 -15.41%
Clustering
Scotland

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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Smoke Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) StarTeam
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Netcool
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) IT Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) IT Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Smoke Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (60.00%) Netcool
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas