Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 58 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 +15
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.22% 0.58% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.24% 1.39% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Kent median daily rate £338 £350 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -23.08% -9.00%
10th Percentile £311 £205 £416
90th Percentile £433 £495 £484
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £12.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +252.21% -46.67% -5.26%

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 118 216 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.71% 41.78% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 169 101
Kent median daily rate £344 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +1.45% +2.22%
10th Percentile £120 £120 £155
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 6
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £25.69 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.70% +26.86% +19.12%
10th Percentile £35.00 £25.69 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £97.88 £42.75
South East median hourly rate £33.50 £19.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +73.22% -14.04% +22.10%

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

Clustering
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

Clustering
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

Clustering
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 18 November 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
Maidstone - 2 £413 -
Clustering
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) SSDT
4 2 (40.00%) Database Security
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Advertising
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Unix

Clustering
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas
1 3 (60.00%) VMware