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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 49 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.51% 1.16% 1.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.94% 4.44% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Average daily rate
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- £513 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £38.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +55.00%
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
203 90 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 38.37% 26.01% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 58 64
Average daily rate £350 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.98 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.14% +23.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 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 +2 7 - -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 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 37 (88.10%) HP
2 35 (83.33%) SAN
3 34 (80.95%) Hyper-V
4 27 (64.29%) Windows
5 25 (59.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (57.14%) SCCM
7 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (47.62%) Private Cloud
8 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
9 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
10 18 (42.86%) VMware
10 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (40.48%) ITIL
12 13 (30.95%) IIS
12 13 (30.95%) Dell
12 13 (30.95%) WSUS
12 13 (30.95%) Office 365
13 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (19.05%) SCOM
14 7 (16.67%) SCSM
14 7 (16.67%) UNIX
14 7 (16.67%) HPUX
15 6 (14.29%) VBScript
15 6 (14.29%) Service Management
15 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
16 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
16 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
16 5 (11.90%) DHCP

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (30.95%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (7.14%) Lync
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (11.90%) DHCP
2 5 (11.90%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JUnit
1 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
1 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
1 13 (30.95%) Support Analyst
1 13 (30.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Designer
4 6 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
5 5 (11.90%) IT Support
5 5 (11.90%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Integrator
6 1 (2.38%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) J2EE
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) J2SE
1 1 (2.38%) JMS
1 1 (2.38%) Spring
1 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.67%) UNIX
5 7 (16.67%) HPUX
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Service Management
3 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.38%) AOP
6 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) VBScript
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) MCP
2 4 (9.52%) MCSE
3 3 (7.14%) MCSD
4 2 (4.76%) MCDBA
4 2 (4.76%) CCA
4 2 (4.76%) MCPD
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (80.95%) Hyper-V
2 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (57.14%) SCCM
2 13 (30.95%) WSUS
3 8 (19.05%) SCOM
4 7 (16.67%) SCSM
5 3 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) HP
2 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 18 (42.86%) VMware
4 13 (30.95%) Dell
5 3 (7.14%) NetApp
5 3 (7.14%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle