Period
to 26 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 58 47
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11 +6
Contract jobs citing Clustering 10 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.28% 1.32% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.75% 3.00% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 10
Kent median daily rate £331 £338 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.85% -24.16% -13.17%
10th Percentile £284 £253 £308
90th Percentile £425 £344 £471
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £52.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.05 £12.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +275.40% -38.81% -17.43%

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 129 233 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 29.45% 43.80% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 180 122
Kent median daily rate £364 £345 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.43% -12.38% +14.13%
10th Percentile £120 £126 £206
90th Percentile £539 £453 £671
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 7
Kent median hourly rate £40.75 £27.81 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.56% +42.59% +21.88%
10th Percentile £34.25 £25.69 £9.60
90th Percentile £187.50 £76.73 £39.80
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £19.15 £22.75
% change year-on-year +61.90% -15.84% +30.04%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Kent over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in Kent

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Kent

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Kent over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Clustering in Kent

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Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Kent region over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. 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
Sandwich - 3 £265 -
Dover - 2 - -
Maidstone - 2 £400 -
Clustering
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (50.00%) Ticket Management
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) High Availability
2 5 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Veritas
4 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Legal
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (20.00%) Database Security
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Advertising
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) FMCG

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Messaging Support
4 1 (10.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) NetBackup Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) FMCG
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (50.00%) High Availability
1 5 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (50.00%) Ticket Management
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas
1 3 (30.00%) VMware