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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.26% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
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
53 84 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.63% 29.37% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 47
Median daily rate £283 £363 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.06% +52.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £151 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £37.50 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 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 Kent region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Wiki
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (40.00%) QlikView
4 4 (40.00%) IronPort
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Siebel
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix

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 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (40.00%) QlikView
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
1 5 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Project Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Server Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Wiki
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Informatica
1 4 (40.00%) IronPort
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Siebel
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas