The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
Rank 55 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.52% 2.04% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 7.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +21.37%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
150 127 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.16% 25.87% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 69 61
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £675 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 25
Median hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Colchester +2 1 - -
Witham - 1 - -
Clustering
East of England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Advertising
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (20.00%) Migration

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
2 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle