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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 46 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Clustering 13 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.45% 1.86% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.49% 6.56% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
Average daily rate £384 £288 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £335 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +3.44%
Clustering
East of England

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
137 122 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.85% 28.37% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 59 90
Average daily rate £325 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £207 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Brentwood -2 2 £309 +7.39%
Colchester 0 1 £280 -
Clustering
East of England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) High Availability
3 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
4 11 (40.74%) PL/SQL
5 10 (37.04%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) Oracle
7 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (25.93%) Data Guard
8 7 (25.93%) Change Control
8 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
8 7 (25.93%) Automotive
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (22.22%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) Citrix
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (18.52%) SCOM
10 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
10 5 (18.52%) Database Mirroring
10 5 (18.52%) Replication
11 4 (14.81%) VMware
11 4 (14.81%) TopLink
11 4 (14.81%) Legal
11 4 (14.81%) MVC
11 4 (14.81%) Information Management
11 4 (14.81%) Spring
11 4 (14.81%) Maven
11 4 (14.81%) Ajax

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (14.81%) GlassFish
1 4 (14.81%) JBoss
1 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.81%) WebLogic Portal
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
1 4 (14.81%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Ant
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
1 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Automotive
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Legal
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) DBA
2 15 (55.56%) SQL DBA
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (22.22%) Administrator
6 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
6 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Server Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Database Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Senior DBA
9 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL DBA
9 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Ajax
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) Ext JS
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) Java SE
1 4 (14.81%) JAX-WS
1 4 (14.81%) JPA
1 4 (14.81%) jQuery
1 4 (14.81%) JSR 170
1 4 (14.81%) OSGi
1 4 (14.81%) REST
1 4 (14.81%) SAML
1 4 (14.81%) SOAP
1 4 (14.81%) Spring
1 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
1 4 (14.81%) Struts
1 4 (14.81%) TopLink
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
1 4 (14.81%) XHTML
1 4 (14.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) HP Storage
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.81%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Solaris
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) High Availability
2 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (25.93%) Change Control
4 5 (18.52%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (14.81%) B2C
5 4 (14.81%) CRM
5 4 (14.81%) Data Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Database Security
5 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (14.81%) Information Management
5 4 (14.81%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) User Stories
6 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) PL/SQL
3 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
5 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
6 4 (14.81%) C++
6 4 (14.81%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Data Guard
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (18.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Red Gate