The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 64 35
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 1.04% 3.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.92% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 17
Median daily rate - £170 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.04%  
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 South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 169 153 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 29.91% 26.56% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 107 84
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £455 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.81 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.03% -40.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £16.30 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.65 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in South Wales

Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in South Wales

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (33.33%) arcserve
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) PowerHA
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) Packer
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Rundeck
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) arcserve
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Sonatype
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos