The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 76 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.22% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 1.14% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £358 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +40.24%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
240 175 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.79% 19.40% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 98 141
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £12.62 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering.

1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) SaaS
6 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) UNIX
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Middleware
7 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (11.11%) HP

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) XenServer
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
1 1 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
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