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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 66 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing Clustering 29 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 0.82% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.40% 3.28% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £425 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £27.13
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -12.44%
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
453 396 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.39% 25.00% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 195 190
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Median hourly rate £31.66 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.90% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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 46 (66.67%) Finance
2 43 (62.32%) Veritas
3 41 (59.42%) Solaris
3 41 (59.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 39 (56.52%) Unix
5 37 (53.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 37 (53.62%) Veritas File System
5 37 (53.62%) Data Centre
6 34 (49.28%) Migration
7 33 (47.83%) Law
8 29 (42.03%) Active Directory
9 27 (39.13%) Windows
10 24 (34.78%) PowerShell
11 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
12 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
13 20 (28.99%) Citrix
13 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (26.09%) VMware
14 18 (26.09%) Microsoft Clustering
15 16 (23.19%) XenApp
16 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (18.84%) WSUS
16 13 (18.84%) VMware ESX
16 13 (18.84%) VBScript
17 11 (15.94%) XenDesktop
17 11 (15.94%) NetScaler
18 9 (13.04%) Linux
18 9 (13.04%) Web Services
19 8 (11.59%) LDAP
19 8 (11.59%) Client/Server

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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 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) NetScaler
2 8 (11.59%) LDAP
3 2 (2.90%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.45%) Firewall
4 1 (1.45%) IPsec
4 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) DB2
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Fiddler
1 2 (2.90%) StarTeam
General
1 46 (66.67%) Finance
2 33 (47.83%) Law
3 7 (10.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Consultant
2 19 (27.54%) Unix Consultant
3 14 (20.29%) Solaris Consultant
4 12 (17.39%) Administrator
5 10 (14.49%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (11.59%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Solaris Administrator
7 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) VMware Support Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.35%) Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Systems Support
10 3 (4.35%) Technical Support
10 3 (4.35%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) Web Services
2 6 (8.70%) OAuth
3 3 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (53.62%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.59%) Client/Server
3 7 (10.14%) Hedge funds
4 6 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 6 (8.70%) PKI
5 5 (7.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (59.42%) Solaris
2 39 (56.52%) Unix
3 27 (39.13%) Windows
4 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.04%) Linux
6 8 (11.59%) Windows 10
7 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
7 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.35%) AIX
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Migration
2 8 (11.59%) Application Packaging
3 6 (8.70%) Identity Management
3 6 (8.70%) RAD
4 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.35%) ITIL
6 3 (4.35%) Server Building
7 2 (2.90%) Change Management
7 2 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.90%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.90%) Service Management
7 2 (2.90%) Smoke Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.45%) ETL
8 1 (1.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.84%) VBScript
3 6 (8.70%) Java
3 6 (8.70%) Perl
3 6 (8.70%) Ruby
3 6 (8.70%) VBA
4 4 (5.80%) SQL
5 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.90%) MCITP
1 2 (2.90%) MCSA
1 2 (2.90%) MCSE
1 2 (2.90%) MCTS
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 41 (59.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 37 (53.62%) Veritas File System
2 37 (53.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 29 (42.03%) Active Directory
4 16 (23.19%) XenApp
5 13 (18.84%) VMware ESX
5 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (15.94%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (26.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (18.84%) WSUS
3 7 (10.14%) SCOM
4 6 (8.70%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (8.70%) Nagios
4 6 (8.70%) TADDM
5 5 (7.25%) SCCM
5 5 (7.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.90%) Netcool
7 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (62.32%) Veritas
2 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.99%) Citrix
4 18 (26.09%) VMware
5 8 (11.59%) NetApp
6 6 (8.70%) Symantec
7 5 (7.25%) EMC
8 3 (4.35%) IBM
9 2 (2.90%) AppSense
9 2 (2.90%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.45%) Cisco
10 1 (1.45%) Informatica
10 1 (1.45%) Juniper
10 1 (1.45%) Lumension