Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Clustering
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 74 63
Rank change year-on-year -19 -11 +14
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.38% 0.91% 2.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 2.56% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 11
Essex median daily rate £450 £298 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.01% -17.79% +3.57%
East of England median daily rate £370 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +5.71% +16.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Essex median hourly rate - £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +69.49%

Clustering is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 303 313 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.97% 35.73% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 194 151
Essex median daily rate £500 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £192 £220 £193
90th Percentile £599 £475 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 67 62
Essex median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £21.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.78% +2.83%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £40.69
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £32.40 £22.44
% change year-on-year -40.19% +44.40% -7.70%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Essex

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Clustering in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Essex

Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Essex

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 1 £450 - 1
Colchester - 1 - - 1
Clustering
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Java SE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) JSR 170
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AccuRev
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Agile Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Ext JS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Java SE
1 1 (33.33%) JAX-RS
1 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
1 1 (33.33%) JPA
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSR 170
1 1 (33.33%) OSGi
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SAML
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Database Mirroring
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware