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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 63 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 31 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.23% 0.14% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.51% 0.61% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Median daily rate £475 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
476 328 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.29% 23.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 186 184
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £482 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +58.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

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 31 May 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 53 (77.94%) Finance
2 44 (64.71%) Unix
3 43 (63.24%) Solaris
3 43 (63.24%) Veritas
3 43 (63.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 41 (60.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 41 (60.29%) Veritas File System
4 41 (60.29%) Data Centre
5 36 (52.94%) Law
5 36 (52.94%) Migration
6 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
7 22 (32.35%) Windows
8 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
9 19 (27.94%) PowerShell
10 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
11 13 (19.12%) Citrix
11 13 (19.12%) VMware
11 13 (19.12%) XenApp
11 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (14.71%) Linux
13 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (11.76%) XenDesktop
14 8 (11.76%) NetScaler
14 8 (11.76%) WSUS
14 8 (11.76%) VMware ESX
14 8 (11.76%) LDAP
14 8 (11.76%) VBScript
15 7 (10.29%) SQL
15 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
15 7 (10.29%) Java

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 5 (7.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.35%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Confluence
3 1 (1.47%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.94%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) LDAP
1 8 (11.76%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) IPsec
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
2 1 (1.47%) VPN
2 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.47%) DB2
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.47%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
1 1 (1.47%) JUnit
1 1 (1.47%) Maven
1 1 (1.47%) Mockito
1 1 (1.47%) NetBeans
1 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 53 (77.94%) Finance
2 36 (52.94%) Law
3 7 (10.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Consultant
2 21 (30.88%) Unix Consultant
3 18 (26.47%) Solaris Consultant
4 11 (16.18%) Administrator
5 9 (13.24%) Solaris Administrator
6 8 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
7 7 (10.29%) DBA
8 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (8.82%) SQL DBA
8 6 (8.82%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.82%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) VMware Support Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) IT Support Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.41%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Web Services
2 6 (8.82%) OAuth
3 1 (1.47%) CSS
3 1 (1.47%) CSS3
3 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.47%) HTML
3 1 (1.47%) HTML5
3 1 (1.47%) Java EE
3 1 (1.47%) JPA
3 1 (1.47%) jQuery
3 1 (1.47%) JSF
3 1 (1.47%) JSP
3 1 (1.47%) JSTL
3 1 (1.47%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (1.47%) REST
3 1 (1.47%) Servlets
3 1 (1.47%) Spring
3 1 (1.47%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.47%) Spring Security
3 1 (1.47%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (60.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.29%) Hedge funds
3 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 6 (8.82%) Mainframe
3 6 (8.82%) PKI
4 5 (7.35%) Blackberry
4 5 (7.35%) Replication
5 2 (2.94%) PMI
6 1 (1.47%) iSeries
6 1 (1.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 44 (64.71%) Unix
2 43 (63.24%) Solaris
3 22 (32.35%) Windows
4 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (14.71%) Linux
6 5 (7.35%) Windows 10
6 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.47%) AIX
7 1 (1.47%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) Migration
2 6 (8.82%) Application Packaging
2 6 (8.82%) Identity Management
2 6 (8.82%) RAD
3 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
3 5 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.41%) ITIL
5 2 (2.94%) Business Continuity
5 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.47%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.47%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.47%) High Availability
6 1 (1.47%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.47%) MVC
6 1 (1.47%) Project Management
6 1 (1.47%) Service Management
6 1 (1.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.76%) VBScript
3 7 (10.29%) Java
3 7 (10.29%) SQL
3 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.82%) Perl
4 6 (8.82%) Ruby
4 6 (8.82%) VBA
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 43 (63.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 41 (60.29%) Veritas File System
2 41 (60.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
4 13 (19.12%) XenApp
5 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (11.76%) VMware ESX
6 8 (11.76%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) WSUS
2 6 (8.82%) Nagios
2 6 (8.82%) SCOM
2 6 (8.82%) TADDM
3 5 (7.35%) SCCM
3 5 (7.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) Veritas
2 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.12%) Citrix
3 13 (19.12%) VMware
4 5 (7.35%) Symantec
5 3 (4.41%) NetApp
6 2 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (1.47%) AppSense
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) Juniper
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle