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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 69 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Clustering 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.53% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.80% 1.80% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £241 £377 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.92% +3.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.26% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
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
321 499 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.17% 29.22% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 249 161
Median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Median hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.62% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £12.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £29.50 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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 28 September 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 18 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 17 (44.74%) Windows
3 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 16 (42.11%) Finance
4 15 (39.47%) Veritas
4 15 (39.47%) Citrix
4 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (36.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Clustering
5 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 14 (36.84%) Solaris
5 14 (36.84%) Law
5 14 (36.84%) VMware
6 13 (34.21%) VMware ESX
6 13 (34.21%) Migration
6 13 (34.21%) VBScript
6 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
6 13 (34.21%) WSUS
7 11 (28.95%) XenApp
7 11 (28.95%) XenDesktop
7 11 (28.95%) NetScaler
7 11 (28.95%) Unix
8 10 (26.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 10 (26.32%) Veritas File System
9 8 (21.05%) Application Packaging
9 8 (21.05%) NetApp
9 8 (21.05%) Client/Server
10 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V

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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) NetScaler
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) VoIP
4 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Fiddler
1 2 (5.26%) StarTeam
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 14 (36.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (18.42%) Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Unix Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Storage Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.05%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (36.84%) Solaris
4 11 (28.95%) Unix
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.89%) AIX
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.63%) HPUX
8 1 (2.63%) i5/OS
8 1 (2.63%) Linux
8 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Migration
2 8 (21.05%) Application Packaging
3 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.89%) Server Building
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.63%) ETL
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
1 13 (34.21%) VBScript
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) CCNP
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) MCITP
2 2 (5.26%) MCSA
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) MCTS
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 13 (34.21%) VMware ESX
3 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (28.95%) XenApp
4 11 (28.95%) XenDesktop
5 10 (26.32%) Veritas File System
5 10 (26.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
7 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (34.21%) WSUS
3 2 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.26%) Netcool
3 2 (5.26%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) Citrix
2 15 (39.47%) Veritas
3 14 (36.84%) VMware
4 8 (21.05%) NetApp
5 4 (10.53%) EMC
5 4 (10.53%) Juniper
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 3 (7.89%) IBM
7 2 (5.26%) AppSense
7 2 (5.26%) F5
7 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.63%) CommVault
8 1 (2.63%) Informatica
8 1 (2.63%) Lumension
8 1 (2.63%) Symantec