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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 23 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 34 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.73% 1.81% 2.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.36% 5.56% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 11
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£450 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £338 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.67% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +48.14%
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
129 108 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.54% 32.53% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 68 66
Average daily rate £400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +108.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Worthing +3 22 £450 +50.00%
Crawley -8 1 - -
Horsham - - - -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 47 (88.68%) Hyper-V
2 39 (73.58%) Windows
3 37 (69.81%) Microsoft
3 37 (69.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (64.15%) HP
5 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (54.72%) SAN
7 23 (43.40%) SCCM
8 21 (39.62%) Active Directory
9 19 (35.85%) ITIL
10 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (26.42%) SharePoint
12 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (24.53%) VMware
12 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
13 12 (22.64%) MCSE
13 12 (22.64%) SQL
14 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
14 11 (20.75%) SCOM
14 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (18.87%) Lync
15 10 (18.87%) MCP
16 9 (16.98%) WSUS
17 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
17 8 (15.09%) Office 365
17 8 (15.09%) IIS
17 8 (15.09%) VBScript
17 8 (15.09%) Dell

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (26.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
3 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (18.87%) Lync
5 8 (15.09%) IIS
6 7 (13.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (54.72%) SAN
2 6 (11.32%) DHCP
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) NAS
3 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Server Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Designer
2 12 (22.64%) Designer
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Support Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) IT Support Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) IT Support
5 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Server Support
8 1 (1.89%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) UNIX Administrator
8 1 (1.89%) Integration Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Messaging Specialist
8 1 (1.89%) Server Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 37 (69.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (13.21%) UNIX
5 7 (13.21%) HPUX
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) ITIL
2 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
2 6 (11.32%) Service Management
3 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.66%) CRM
4 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.77%) Change Management
5 2 (3.77%) Project Management
6 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) VBScript
2 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (22.64%) MCSE
3 10 (18.87%) MCP
4 4 (7.55%) MCSD
4 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) MCDBA
5 3 (5.66%) MCPD
6 2 (3.77%) CCA
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) MCSA
7 1 (1.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.89%) MCTS
7 1 (1.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (88.68%) Hyper-V
2 21 (39.62%) Active Directory
3 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.89%) UAG
5 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.89%) VMware GSX
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (43.40%) SCCM
2 11 (20.75%) SCOM
3 9 (16.98%) WSUS
4 7 (13.21%) SCSM
5 4 (7.55%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.89%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.89%) MOM
6 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (69.81%) Microsoft
2 34 (64.15%) HP
3 13 (24.53%) VMware
4 8 (15.09%) Dell
5 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.66%) NetApp
6 1 (1.89%) Veritas
6 1 (1.89%) Intel
6 1 (1.89%) CommVault
6 1 (1.89%) IBM