Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 180 154
Rank change year-on-year -18 -26 +54
Contract jobs citing Clustering 27 22 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.39% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 1.37% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 38
South West median daily rate £344 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £294
90th Percentile £552 £440 £425
England median daily rate £413 £408 £398
% change year-on-year +1.23% +2.52% -0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South West median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £42.27 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +40.88% +7.14% -26.32%

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 1,881 1,608 1,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.85% 28.38% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,183 980 1,180
South West median daily rate £425 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +8.90% -2.67%
10th Percentile £255 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £554
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 90 117
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +49.06% -29.33%
10th Percentile £16.15 £12.08 £11.53
90th Percentile £52.50 £56.16 £43.95
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 £325 - 4
Bristol -19 6 £410 +2.50%
Wiltshire -22 3 - - 1
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 17 (62.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 11 (40.74%) Oracle
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 10 (37.04%) High Availability
4 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
4 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (33.33%) Security Patching
5 9 (33.33%) XenApp
5 9 (33.33%) vSphere
5 9 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 9 (33.33%) ITIL
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 9 (33.33%) Citrix
5 9 (33.33%) CommVault
5 9 (33.33%) NetApp
5 9 (33.33%) Service Management
5 9 (33.33%) Replication
6 8 (29.63%) Data Security
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (29.63%) VMware Server
6 8 (29.63%) HP

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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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) MySQL
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
3 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
3 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (22.22%) Big Data
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Law
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) DBA
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Data Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Data Centre Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared DBA
3 4 (14.81%) SQL DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Senior DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Splunk Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Splunk Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) T24 Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) Material Design
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (33.33%) Replication
3 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
4 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
1 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Unix
4 2 (7.41%) MVS
5 1 (3.70%) VMS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (37.04%) High Availability
3 9 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 9 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 9 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 9 (33.33%) Service Management
4 8 (29.63%) Data Security
5 7 (25.93%) Task Automation
6 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Security Operations
9 2 (7.41%) Database Tuning
9 2 (7.41%) Decision-Making
9 2 (7.41%) DevOps
9 2 (7.41%) Principle of Least Privilege
9 2 (7.41%) Security Management
9 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
9 2 (7.41%) UML
10 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
3 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 9 (33.33%) vSphere
1 9 (33.33%) XenApp
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Server
3 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Xen
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
1 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) Citrix
2 9 (33.33%) CommVault
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) NetApp
3 8 (29.63%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) Sybase
5 3 (11.11%) Splunk
6 2 (7.41%) Google
6 2 (7.41%) Temenos
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Talend