Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 85 102
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 -12
Contract jobs citing Clustering 7 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.57% 1.26% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 4.38% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 6
Wales median daily rate £388 £431 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.14% +21.48% +2.90%
10th Percentile £311 £298 £274
90th Percentile £475 £638 £500
UK median daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 332 411 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.06% 28.74% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 308 277
Wales median daily rate £370 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £145 £161 £185
90th Percentile £486 £538 £477
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 21
Wales median hourly rate £22.76 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.02% +28.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £16.88 £10.38
90th Percentile £39.88 £40.00 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.92 £19.22
% change year-on-year +0.04% +8.82% +6.78%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Wales over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

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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 6 months to 17 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
South Wales +2 6 £375 - 2
West Wales -3 1 £475 -9.52%
Clustering
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 Wales region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) arcserve
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) McAfee
4 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
4 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database

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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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure 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 Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CGI
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) 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 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
4 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) arcserve
2 3 (42.86%) McAfee
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) Sophos
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas