The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 4 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 1.65% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% 5.78% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Median daily rate £315 £330 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -34.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +76.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
245 398 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.10% 28.55% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 184 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Median hourly rate £52.00 £41.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.30% +86.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.23 £19.02 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.20 £46.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Edinburgh region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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

1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) CCNP
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) F5

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) HPUX
4 1 (10.00%) i5/OS
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) CommVault
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft