Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 47 58
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11 +1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.56% 1.20% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 4.29% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Kent median daily rate £350 £455 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% -9.00% +48.15%
10th Percentile £205 £416 £435
90th Percentile £495 £484 £565
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £407
% change year-on-year - -7.86% -9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -46.67% -5.26% -20.83%

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 219 140 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.24% 28.06% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 98 99
Kent median daily rate £350 £343 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% +0.74% +6.25%
10th Percentile £120 £152 £195
90th Percentile £520 £541 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 22
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £20.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.86% +19.12% -43.33%
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.68 £19.27
% change year-on-year -15.54% +22.92% +18.88%

Clustering
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 21 November 2017.

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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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 21 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
Dartford 0 2 £350 -22.22%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Clustering
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Kent region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (33.33%) EPiServer
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

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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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) EPiServer
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel