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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 28 40
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.06% 3.11% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.32% 8.77% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 5
Median daily rate £338 £445 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.15% -13.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £308 £462
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £471 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +43.58%  

Clustering is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 94 114 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 38.68% 35.40% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 102 49
Median daily rate £339 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.87% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £260 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £538 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £29.92 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.71% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +4 4 £338 +5.05%
Clustering
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Genesys
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica
1 5 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) FileNet
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Tandem
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 5 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) Line Management
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Finance

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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 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 5 (100.00%) FileNet
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Line Management
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Genesys
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) F5