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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 86 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing Clustering 9 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 1.29% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 4.85% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £326 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% -23.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.25 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+48.46% +20.37%
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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
402 309 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.50% 26.48% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 194 124
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £24.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.93% +88.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) Replication
3 5 (31.25%) MySQL
3 5 (31.25%) Percona
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) DataPower
5 3 (18.75%) SimpleDB
5 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
5 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Redis
5 3 (18.75%) Puppet
5 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (18.75%) NoSQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) FWSM
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) HSRP
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) OSPF
3 1 (6.25%) BGP
3 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.25%) VRRP
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) SimpleDB
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Redis
2 3 (18.75%) Couchbase
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DBA
2 5 (31.25%) MySQL DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) JDBC
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) DataPower
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Salt
2 1 (6.25%) Opsview
2 1 (6.25%) Graphite
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) Cacti
2 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Percona
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee