Period
to 20 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 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
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 200 188 160
Rank change year-on-year -12 -28 +48
Contract jobs citing Clustering 28 8 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.15% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 0.59% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 31
South West median daily rate £440 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £289
90th Percentile £562 £400 £400
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate £42.27 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +32.08% +28.00% -36.71%

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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,804 1,346 1,505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.65% 25.77% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,130 814 1,028
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £186 £225
90th Percentile £588 £550 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 66 112
South West median hourly rate £41.52 £30.50 £27.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% +10.15% -26.16%
10th Percentile £14.77 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.31 £44.15
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.55% +0.03%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the South West over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Gloucestershire - 17 £404 - 2
Bristol -18 6 £410 +31.20% 4
Wiltshire - 4 £600 - 1
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 18 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (53.57%) Replication
2 15 (53.57%) PowerShell
2 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (50.00%) High Availability
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) HP
4 13 (46.43%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (46.43%) Data Security
4 13 (46.43%) MongoDB
4 13 (46.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 12 (42.86%) Task Automation
5 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 12 (42.86%) Unix
5 12 (42.86%) MySQL
6 11 (39.29%) Sybase
6 11 (39.29%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database
7 10 (35.71%) Big Data
7 10 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
8 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 7 (25.00%) VMware
9 7 (25.00%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) Service Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 2 (7.14%) PaaS
3 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) MongoDB
3 12 (42.86%) MySQL
4 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database
4 11 (39.29%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (35.71%) Big Data
6 1 (3.57%) MariaDB
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Law
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) DBA
2 7 (25.00%) Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared DBA
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Data Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Data Centre Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Senior DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Splunk Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Splunk Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) T24 Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) Material Design
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) Kafka
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (53.57%) Replication
2 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Unix
3 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.14%) MVS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (50.00%) High Availability
3 13 (46.43%) Data Security
4 12 (42.86%) Task Automation
5 10 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
6 5 (17.86%) Security Patching
6 5 (17.86%) Service Management
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Security Operations
8 2 (7.14%) Decision-Making
8 2 (7.14%) DevOps
8 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 2 (7.14%) UML
9 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.57%) Microservices
9 1 (3.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) PowerShell
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Server
2 5 (17.86%) vSphere
2 5 (17.86%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 13 (46.43%) HP
3 11 (39.29%) Sybase
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) CommVault
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) NetApp
6 3 (10.71%) Splunk
7 2 (7.14%) Google
7 2 (7.14%) Temenos