The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 106 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Clustering 10 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.91% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 3.43% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 17
Average daily rate £388 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £383 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +3.44%
Clustering
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
552 466 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.17% 26.45% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 297 237
Average daily rate £405 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.25 £13.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.30 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.94 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 8 £388 +23.01%
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Clustering
Yorkshire

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 10 (45.45%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 7 (31.82%) IIS
6 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco
6 7 (31.82%) SAN
6 7 (31.82%) High Availability
7 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
8 5 (22.73%) Project Management
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (18.18%) Opsview
9 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (18.18%) Graphite
9 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 4 (18.18%) Email Filtering
9 4 (18.18%) Web Filtering
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Server

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (31.82%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (13.64%) BGP
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) FWSM
3 3 (13.64%) HSRP
3 3 (13.64%) MPLS
3 3 (13.64%) OSPF
3 3 (13.64%) SSL
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) VRRP
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.09%) Informix
4 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.09%) Redis
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) DTS
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Hudson
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
1 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) DBA
2 5 (22.73%) SQL DBA
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Migration Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Server Migration Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) PowerShell Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
1 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Unix
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) High Availability
2 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Email Filtering
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Web Filtering
5 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.64%) ETL
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 4 (18.18%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Bourne shell
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCIE
1 2 (9.09%) CCNP
1 2 (9.09%) CCSP
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) CISSP
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Server
4 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.09%) vCloud
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Cacti
1 4 (18.18%) Graphite
1 4 (18.18%) Nagios
1 4 (18.18%) Opsview
1 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (9.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 4 (18.18%) Veritas
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) F5
7 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.55%) Aruba
8 1 (4.55%) Percona