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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 68 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.99% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 3.22% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Median daily rate £315 £330 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -34.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +41.81%
Clustering
Scotland

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
263 466 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.96% 30.84% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 212 177
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +72.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) WSUS
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
6 5 (23.81%) NetApp
6 5 (23.81%) VBScript
6 5 (23.81%) VoIP
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (19.05%) Veritas
7 4 (19.05%) Juniper
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
8 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
8 3 (14.29%) XenApp
8 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
8 3 (14.29%) NetScaler

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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) VoIP
3 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) SSL
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) StarTeam
2 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (19.05%) Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) AIX
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) Unix
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) HPUX
7 1 (4.76%) i5/OS
7 1 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
2 2 (9.52%) Change Management
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Server Building
2 2 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (9.52%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.76%) ETL
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
1 5 (23.81%) VBScript
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
2 2 (9.52%) MCSA
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) MCTS
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
5 3 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (14.29%) XenApp
5 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (9.52%) vSphere
7 1 (4.76%) Veritas File System
7 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (23.81%) WSUS
3 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (9.52%) Netcool
4 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 4 (19.05%) Veritas
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.76%) AppSense
6 1 (4.76%) CommVault
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Informatica
6 1 (4.76%) Lumension
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec