The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Sussex region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 48 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.27% 0.50% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 2.82% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £468 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
85 71 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.16% 17.88% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 38
Average daily rate £270 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £338 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £448 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% -40.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £38.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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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 30 July 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Replication
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (30.77%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (30.77%) VLAN
5 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) MCSE
6 3 (23.08%) MCDBA
6 3 (23.08%) MCP

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (7.69%) FileNet
1 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) VLAN
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Server Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (7.69%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Replication
2 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (30.77%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) MCDBA
1 3 (23.08%) MCP
1 3 (23.08%) MCSD
1 3 (23.08%) MCPD
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) IBM