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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 79 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing Clustering 7 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 1.55% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.45% 5.23% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +43.20%
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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
286 287 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.85% 29.71% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 178 122
Average daily rate £350 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £550 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 22
Average hourly rate £11.99 £14.50 £16.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.34% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.10 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £83.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 28 January 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 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
4 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
6 3 (21.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (21.43%) Middleware
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Apache
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) DataPower
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (14.29%) PKI
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) SimpleDB
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (14.29%) SimpleDB
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Redis
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (14.29%) Couchbase
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (14.29%) JDBC
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
3 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) DataPower
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Ruby
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) Python
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) UAG
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
1 3 (21.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Salt
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
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