The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 32 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.14% 0.68% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.19% 3.08% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £453 £531 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.82% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £516 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £546 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £346
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +5.55%
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 Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
97 65 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 34.52% 21.96% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 29 53
Median daily rate £350 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £530 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.75 £9.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.11% -80.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Tonbridge - 3 £460 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £328 -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 10 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) High Availability
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
7 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) Wiki
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (28.57%) QlikView
7 4 (28.57%) IronPort
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) Informatica
7 4 (28.57%) LAN
7 4 (28.57%) WAN

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (28.57%) QlikView
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) DBA
1 7 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Project Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Server Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Wiki
2 3 (21.43%) HACMP
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) High Availability
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (21.43%) Puppet
4 1 (7.14%) Ansible
4 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Informatica
2 4 (28.57%) IronPort
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Siebel
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Veritas
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat