The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 133 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 18 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.61% 1.01% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 3.35% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Median daily rate £538 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.78% +4.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £355 £346
% change year-on-year
-2.39% +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
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
959 955 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.74% 30.03% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 617 450
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 60 44
Median hourly rate £13.81 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £10.27 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
North Yorkshire +8 8 - -
South Yorkshire -3 5 £588 +370.00% 1
West Yorkshire -13 5 £350 -23.91% 2
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
3 21 (48.84%) Windows
4 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
5 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
6 17 (39.53%) CRM
6 17 (39.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 16 (37.21%) Windows Server
8 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
9 11 (25.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (25.58%) Linux
10 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
10 10 (23.26%) High Availability
11 9 (20.93%) SOA
11 9 (20.93%) Java
12 8 (18.60%) VMware
12 8 (18.60%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
12 8 (18.60%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (18.60%) Skype for Business
12 8 (18.60%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (18.60%) Application Packaging
12 8 (18.60%) Social Network
12 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
12 8 (18.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (18.60%) Server Virtualisation
12 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (16.28%) Finance

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (18.60%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
1 8 (18.60%) SharePoint 2010
1 8 (18.60%) SharePoint 2013
1 8 (18.60%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (18.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) SAN
2 5 (11.63%) Internet
3 4 (9.30%) HTTP
4 3 (6.98%) Network Security
5 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) BGP
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.33%) DHCP
6 1 (2.33%) DNS
6 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.33%) Firewall
6 1 (2.33%) FWSM
6 1 (2.33%) HSRP
6 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.33%) MPLS
6 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.33%) OSPF
6 1 (2.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.98%) Couchbase
5 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.98%) Informix
5 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.33%) Big Data
7 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.33%) DB2
7 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.33%) Hudson
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Games
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) French Language
5 1 (2.33%) German Language
5 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Architect
2 9 (20.93%) DBA
3 7 (16.28%) SQL DBA
4 5 (11.63%) Server Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) MySQL DBA
8 1 (2.33%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix Server Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.33%) OAT Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Principal Architect
8 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (6.98%) Dropwizard
2 3 (6.98%) REST
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.33%) LAMP
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
1 8 (18.60%) Social Network
2 5 (11.63%) Replication
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) RIA
4 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) iSeries
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.33%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server
3 11 (25.58%) Linux
4 6 (13.95%) Unix
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) CRM
2 11 (25.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (23.26%) High Availability
4 9 (20.93%) SOA
5 8 (18.60%) Application Packaging
5 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (18.60%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.98%) Change Management
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL
8 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.98%) Load Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.65%) Change Control
9 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) Perl
4 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) CCNP
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) CCDE
2 1 (2.33%) CCIE
2 1 (2.33%) CCSP
2 1 (2.33%) CISSP
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) MCITP
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) Docker
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
4 2 (4.65%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (4.65%) Opsview
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.33%) Cacti
3 1 (2.33%) Graphite
3 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Salt
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) F5
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.98%) HP
5 3 (6.98%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) Dell
6 2 (4.65%) NetApp
6 2 (4.65%) Percona
6 2 (4.65%) Symantec
6 2 (4.65%) Veritas
7 1 (2.33%) CommVault
7 1 (2.33%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.33%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.33%) Veeam