The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Leeds region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 80 69 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 3.73% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
234 161 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.16% 18.40% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 89 121
Average daily rate £325 £314 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -1.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £9.99 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £13.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
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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

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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 31 July 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) SAN
4 10 (52.63%) T-SQL
5 9 (47.37%) Linux
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
8 6 (31.58%) SLA
8 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (26.32%) UNIX
9 5 (26.32%) QA
9 5 (26.32%) Data Architecture
10 4 (21.05%) MCSE
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 3 (15.79%) Solaris
11 3 (15.79%) MySQL
11 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
11 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (15.79%) NAS
11 3 (15.79%) vSphere
11 3 (15.79%) MongoDB

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) DBA
2 7 (36.84%) SQL DBA
3 6 (31.58%) Administrator
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) UNIX
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Solaris
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (26.32%) Data Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCSE
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
2 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) XenServer
3 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
1 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Percona
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade
4 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix