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 28 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 / Renfrewshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 24 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 2.63% 13.10% 13.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.70% 22.89% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 10
Median daily rate £340 £278 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.52% +20.65%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 23 83 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 30.26% 57.24% 65.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 59 34
Median daily rate £395 £340 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.17% -2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £271 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

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 28 March 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
Renfrew - 2 £340 -
Clustering
Scotland

Clustering
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire

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

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) MCSE
3 8 (72.73%) Veritas
3 8 (72.73%) Netcool
3 8 (72.73%) MCITP
4 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (63.64%) Server Virtualisation
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) MCSA
5 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
5 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
5 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) AIX
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (54.55%) Intel Security
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) Office 365
5 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 6 (54.55%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (54.55%) MCTS
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) StarTeam
5 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
5 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
6 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) Windows 10

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 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) IPsec
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (18.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Hardware Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) AIX
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Change Management
3 5 (45.45%) Smoke Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Server Building
4 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) MCITP
2 8 (72.73%) MCSE
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (54.55%) MCSA
3 6 (54.55%) MCTS
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Netcool
2 6 (54.55%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Veritas
4 6 (54.55%) Intel Security