The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 24 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 54 77
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.32% 1.07% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 3.92% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £463 £345 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.05% -11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £305 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £393 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 127 153 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 20.62% 27.22% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 104 126
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.13 £20.25 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.88% +41.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £45.00 £17.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Wales

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -9 1 £450 +30.43% 1
West Wales - 1 £475 -
Clustering
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) arcserve
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas