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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 93 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 14 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.85% 0.098% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.95% 0.33% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£460 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £346 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.69% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -10.00%
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West Yorkshire

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
475 303 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.75% 29.82% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 183 118
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -49.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.54 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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

Clustering
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

Clustering
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

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) UNIX
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
4 12 (41.38%) Oracle
4 12 (41.38%) SQL
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
6 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (31.03%) Percona
7 9 (31.03%) MySQL
7 9 (31.03%) ITIL
7 9 (31.03%) Replication
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (27.59%) Perl
8 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
8 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
9 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (24.14%) Cisco
9 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
10 6 (20.69%) DNS
10 6 (20.69%) Remedy
10 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (20.69%) HP
10 6 (20.69%) Windows NT
10 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
10 6 (20.69%) VBScript
10 6 (20.69%) CMDB
10 6 (20.69%) Jython
10 6 (20.69%) HP UCMDB

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
3 4 (13.79%) Firewall
4 3 (10.34%) SAN
4 3 (10.34%) DMZ
5 2 (6.90%) FWSM
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.90%) HSRP
5 2 (6.90%) MPLS
5 2 (6.90%) OSPF
5 2 (6.90%) BGP
5 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
5 2 (6.90%) VRRP
5 2 (6.90%) VPN
6 1 (3.45%) DHCP
6 1 (3.45%) SSL
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) MySQL
3 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
7 1 (3.45%) SimpleDB
7 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.45%) Redis
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) DBA
2 7 (24.14%) MySQL DBA
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
2 9 (31.03%) Replication
3 6 (20.69%) CMDB
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) UNIX
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (20.69%) Windows NT
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (31.03%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (3.45%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Perl
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) VBScript
3 6 (20.69%) Jython
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) NCDA
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) CCIE
3 1 (3.45%) CCSP
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.34%) vSphere
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (10.34%) Salt
3 2 (6.90%) Opsview
3 2 (6.90%) Graphite
3 2 (6.90%) Ansible
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) Cacti
3 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Percona
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (20.69%) Remedy
4 6 (20.69%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) VMware
5 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.34%) Brocade
7 3 (10.34%) NetApp
8 2 (6.90%) F5
8 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.90%) Juniper
9 1 (3.45%) Aruba