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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 51 39 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.47% 3.07% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 10.81% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £263 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
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
167 148 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.11% 28.35% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 61 79
Median daily rate £261 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 28
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.75 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.16 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Brentwood +6 1 £300 +2.12%
Clustering
East of England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 13 (86.67%) SQL
1 13 (86.67%) High Availability
2 12 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) Shell Script
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (73.33%) PL/SQL
3 11 (73.33%) Data Guard
4 8 (53.33%) Change Control
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Automotive
8 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (13.33%) VMware
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (13.33%) SLA
9 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
10 1 (6.67%) Retail
10 1 (6.67%) Data Management
10 1 (6.67%) Altiris
10 1 (6.67%) Document Management
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC

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 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) DBA
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (33.33%) SQL DBA
4 3 (20.00%) Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Senior DBA
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) ICT Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Production DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Production DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) High Availability
2 12 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (53.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Case Management
5 1 (6.67%) Compliance Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Document Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) PL/SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) KVM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Data Guard
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Altiris
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Infor
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.67%) SAP