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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 40 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.53% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 1.52% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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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
99 66 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.47% 16.79% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 40
Average daily rate £290 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £442 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.40 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £45.00 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Replication
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) MCPD
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) MCDBA
4 3 (33.33%) MCP
4 3 (33.33%) MCSD
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) FileNet
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
2 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCPD
2 3 (33.33%) MCDBA
2 3 (33.33%) MCP
2 3 (33.33%) MCSD
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) IBM