Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 152 208
Rank change year-on-year -35 +56 -44
Contract jobs citing Clustering 21 51 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.37% 0.89% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 3.10% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 8
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -13.04%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £293
90th Percentile £440 £426 £415
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South West median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% -26.32% +38.18%

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 1543 1645 1803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.27% 28.76% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1121 1144
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £204 £225 £213
90th Percentile £547 £563 £534
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 116 102
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.23% -33.33% +16.42%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.49 £13.41
90th Percentile £57.03 £44.00 £54.63
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

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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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Bristol -17 15 £400 +23.08% 2
Somerset -1 2 £350 -6.67%
Wiltshire -7 2 £395 +17.04%
Dorset +1 1 £400 -7.78% 2
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England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) Veritas
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle
4 10 (47.62%) Unix
5 9 (42.86%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) Solaris
5 9 (42.86%) Apache
5 9 (42.86%) VMware
5 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle Application Server
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (38.10%) F5
6 8 (38.10%) High Availability
6 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
6 8 (38.10%) AIX
6 8 (38.10%) JBoss
6 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
6 8 (38.10%) WebLogic
6 8 (38.10%) J2EE
6 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
6 8 (38.10%) DNS
6 8 (38.10%) Sun
6 8 (38.10%) iPlanet
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) HPUX
7 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 7 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager

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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 9 (42.86%) Apache
2 8 (38.10%) iPlanet
2 8 (38.10%) JBoss
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle Application Server
2 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
2 8 (38.10%) WebLogic
3 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
4 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (9.52%) IIS
5 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.76%) EPiServer
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
6 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
6 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) DHCP
3 5 (23.81%) NAS
3 5 (23.81%) SAN
4 4 (19.05%) Skype
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) Extranet
6 2 (9.52%) Intranet
6 2 (9.52%) LAN
6 2 (9.52%) VLAN
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.76%) FCoE
7 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.76%) LDAP
7 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Solaris Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) J2EE
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Replication
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Unix
3 9 (42.86%) Solaris
4 8 (38.10%) AIX
5 7 (33.33%) HPUX
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) SUSE
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
1 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 8 (38.10%) High Availability
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Database Security
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) C-shell
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Korn
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) KVM
4 2 (9.52%) ISA Server
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (9.52%) Samba
4 2 (9.52%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) AirWatch
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) OpenView
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
1 11 (52.38%) Veritas
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 8 (38.10%) F5
4 8 (38.10%) Sun
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) HP
6 6 (28.57%) PlateSpin
6 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (19.05%) Citrix
7 4 (19.05%) IBM
8 2 (9.52%) Dell
9 1 (4.76%) Cognos
9 1 (4.76%) Opsware
9 1 (4.76%) Siebel
9 1 (4.76%) Sourcefire