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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 52 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.81% 0.27% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 0.92% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £500 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +6.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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
174 109 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 35.22% 29.70% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 66 60
Average daily rate £350 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £202 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £26.98 £36.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +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
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 31 July 2015. 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
Crawley 0 3 £338 -32.50%
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 31 (81.58%) HP
2 29 (76.32%) SAN
3 28 (73.68%) Hyper-V
4 27 (71.05%) Windows
5 25 (65.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (63.16%) SCCM
7 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (52.63%) VMware
8 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
9 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
9 19 (50.00%) ITIL
10 14 (36.84%) Private Cloud
11 13 (34.21%) Office 365
11 13 (34.21%) IIS
11 13 (34.21%) Dell
11 13 (34.21%) WSUS
12 8 (21.05%) SCOM
12 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (18.42%) DNS
13 7 (18.42%) UNIX
13 7 (18.42%) HPUX
13 7 (18.42%) DHCP
13 7 (18.42%) SCSM
14 6 (15.79%) VBScript
14 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
15 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
15 5 (13.16%) SharePoint

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (34.21%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (7.89%) Lync
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (76.32%) SAN
2 7 (18.42%) DNS
2 7 (18.42%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) HSRP
4 2 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.26%) FTP
4 2 (5.26%) SNMP
4 2 (5.26%) ADSL
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) VoIP
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) SMTP
4 2 (5.26%) 802.11
4 2 (5.26%) OSPF
4 2 (5.26%) BGP
4 2 (5.26%) EIGRP
4 2 (5.26%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JUnit
1 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.63%) NetBeans
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
1 13 (34.21%) Support Analyst
1 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Designer
4 6 (15.79%) Designer
4 6 (15.79%) Server Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) IT Support
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Server Support
7 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) J2EE
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) J2SE
2 1 (2.63%) JMS
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 25 (65.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.42%) UNIX
5 7 (18.42%) HPUX
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.26%) Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.89%) Capacity Management
3 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (7.89%) CRM
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) Network Design
4 2 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.63%) AOP
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) VBScript
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) MCSE
2 4 (10.53%) MCP
3 3 (7.89%) MCSD
4 2 (5.26%) MCDBA
4 2 (5.26%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) CCA
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.26%) CCSE
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
4 2 (5.26%) MCPD
4 2 (5.26%) CCENT
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (73.68%) Hyper-V
2 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (63.16%) SCCM
2 13 (34.21%) WSUS
3 8 (21.05%) SCOM
4 7 (18.42%) SCSM
5 3 (7.89%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (5.26%) Cacti
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) HP
2 20 (52.63%) VMware
2 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 13 (34.21%) Dell
4 3 (7.89%) 3PAR
4 3 (7.89%) NetApp
5 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.26%) Juniper
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) Qualys
5 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.26%) Aruba
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle