The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 29 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 19 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.86% 0.26% 2.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.12% 0.96% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 13
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£375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £338 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +57.14%
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 West Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
111 104 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.39% 27.30% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 63 52
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +67.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.56 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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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
Worthing - 8 £375 - 1
Crawley - - - -
Horsham - - - - 2
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
4 14 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 9 (42.86%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 8 (38.10%) MCSE
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
6 8 (38.10%) Lync
7 7 (33.33%) MCP
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (28.57%) SCCM
8 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
9 5 (23.81%) HP
10 3 (14.29%) SCOM
10 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 3 (14.29%) IIS
10 3 (14.29%) DHCP
10 3 (14.29%) DNS
10 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 3 (14.29%) WSUS
10 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (38.10%) Lync
3 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) IIS
5 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
7 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Server Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Designer
2 6 (28.57%) Designer
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support
5 1 (4.76%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) HPUX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) MCSE
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) MCTS
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) MCPD
4 1 (4.76%) MCSD
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Dell
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
4 1 (4.76%) F5