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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 88 81 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Clustering 15 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.89% 1.05% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.50% 4.13% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 2
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£320 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +43.20%
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
428 387 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.39% 25.48% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 235 199
Average daily rate £350 £327 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.19% -3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 38
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.65 £16.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -18.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £16.50 £30.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 -19 7 £315 -21.25% 7
Bradford -5 2 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Clustering
Yorkshire

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) UNIX
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
6 5 (19.23%) Ruby
6 5 (19.23%) VMware
6 5 (19.23%) Web Services
6 5 (19.23%) Python
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
7 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 4 (15.38%) Replication
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
8 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
8 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Lync
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) SAP EP
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP BPC
1 1 (3.85%) SAP SRM
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.69%) Couchbase
5 2 (7.69%) Redis
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.69%) SimpleDB
5 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) DBA
2 6 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 5 (19.23%) Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Architect
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) JDBC
4 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
4 1 (3.85%) SAP ALE
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) DataPower
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) UNIX
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) ITSM
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) OOD
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
2 5 (19.23%) Ruby
2 5 (19.23%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.69%) Salt
3 2 (7.69%) Puppet
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) McAfee
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Retek
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) F5