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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 120 104 89
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.25% 1.13% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 3.80% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £350 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +8.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £355 £346
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.90%
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
656 685 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.30% 29.71% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 465 342
Median daily rate £413 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -3 4 £275 -40.21% 2
Halifax +7 1 £425 -
Clustering
Yorkshire

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 8 (34.78%) VMware
5 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
6 7 (30.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (30.43%) CRM
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) High Availability
8 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (21.74%) SAN
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
9 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
9 4 (17.39%) Replication
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
10 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (13.04%) VPN
10 3 (13.04%) CCNP
10 3 (13.04%) HP
10 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (13.04%) Perl

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) BGP
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) FWSM
3 2 (8.70%) HSRP
3 2 (8.70%) MPLS
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) OSPF
3 2 (8.70%) VRRP
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.04%) MySQL
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.35%) DB2
6 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) German Language
3 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) DBA
2 5 (21.74%) SQL DBA
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) MySQL DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Database Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
1 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.35%) IBM XIV
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Unix
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) CRM
2 6 (26.09%) High Availability
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) Information Management
7 1 (4.35%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CCNP
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCDE
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) CCSP
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Docker
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (8.70%) Opsview
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) Graphite
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Salt
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) Percona
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) Brocade
6 1 (4.35%) CommVault
6 1 (4.35%) Kaspersky
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas