The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 39 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.88% 1.01% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% 3.49% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£375 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +26.00%
Clustering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
84 86 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 26.25% 28.96% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 27
Average daily rate £375 £288 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -36.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £148 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.24 £11.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £27.00 £23.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the East Sussex region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 6 £375 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
2 11 (73.33%) DNS
3 10 (66.67%) SAN
4 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 9 (60.00%) LDAP
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) Avaya
6 6 (40.00%) Juniper
6 6 (40.00%) VoIP
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) HP
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (33.33%) Veritas File System
7 5 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (33.33%) IBM
7 5 (33.33%) Veritas
7 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (33.33%) Apache
7 5 (33.33%) Solaris
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) UNIX
7 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 5 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (26.67%) Replication

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
1 11 (73.33%) DNS
2 10 (66.67%) SAN
3 9 (60.00%) LDAP
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) VoIP
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 2 (13.33%) VLAN
7 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
7 2 (13.33%) NAS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
1 4 (26.67%) PKI
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) AIX
4 3 (20.00%) SUSE
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) MSF
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Document Management
4 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
1 4 (26.67%) SCSA
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Veritas File System
2 5 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (13.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) HP
1 6 (40.00%) Avaya
1 6 (40.00%) Juniper
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Veritas
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Sun
3 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds