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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 28 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.15% 1.81% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.26% 7.46% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Median daily rate £445 £513 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.17% +41.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £474 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £536 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -49.67%
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
121 67 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.17% 24.28% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 24 50
Median daily rate £409 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -65.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

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 June 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 June 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £321 -
Tonbridge -2 3 £460 -3.46%
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 13 (56.52%) Finance
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (47.83%) Veritas
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
4 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 8 (34.78%) Unix
5 8 (34.78%) Linux
5 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (30.43%) Puppet
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (30.43%) Python
6 7 (30.43%) Perl
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 7 (30.43%) HACMP
6 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (26.09%) High Availability
7 6 (26.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (26.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (21.74%) Firewall
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX

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 5 (21.74%) IIS
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) LDAP
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (17.39%) QlikView
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) DBA
1 7 (30.43%) SQL DBA
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Project Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) HACMP
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Wiki
3 3 (13.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) Solaris
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (26.09%) High Availability
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Perl
2 7 (30.43%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (26.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
4 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 3 (13.04%) NFS
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (30.43%) Puppet
3 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (13.04%) Ansible
5 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Veritas
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Siebel
4 4 (17.39%) Informatica
4 4 (17.39%) IronPort
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Ektron
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec