Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 75 105
Rank change year-on-year +6 +30 -16
Contract jobs citing Clustering 7 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.74% 0.89% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 3.04% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
South Wales median daily rate £349 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.07% +15.38% -0.38%
10th Percentile £311 £286 £291
90th Percentile £419 £488 £376
Wales median daily rate £349 £431 £355
% change year-on-year -19.19% +21.48% +2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

Clustering is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 282 329 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 29.81% 29.32% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 252 226
South Wales median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £157 £161 £193
90th Percentile £476 £525 £475
Wales median daily rate £351 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 14
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £25.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.25% +39.73% +30.36%
10th Percentile £14.15 £17.38 £9.41
90th Percentile £39.75 £44.50 £28.68
Wales median hourly rate £22.38 £20.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +9.17% +28.13% +8.47%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in South Wales

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -6 3 £322 +2.22%
Bridgend +9 1 £425 -
Caerphilly - 1 £375 -
Clustering
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) arcserve
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services

Clustering
Co-occurring 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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
1 4 (57.14%) SQL DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) arcserve
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) VMware