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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 110 80 104
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Contract jobs citing Clustering 24 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.93% 1.62% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.51% 6.10% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 4
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£325 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £22.63
% change year-on-year
+30.83% +32.59%
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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
684 623 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.38% 26.56% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 367 277
Average daily rate £350 £338 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 65
Average hourly rate £12.13 £14.25 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.91% -14.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £10.59 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £38.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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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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
West Yorkshire -27 16 £325 -10.34% 9
South Yorkshire +2 6 £275 -15.38% 4
North Yorkshire -11 2 £450 +12.50% 2
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 21 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 17 (34.69%) Windows
4 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
5 15 (30.61%) Linux
6 14 (28.57%) UNIX
7 11 (22.45%) Load Balancing
8 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (20.41%) Replication
8 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 9 (18.37%) Oracle
9 9 (18.37%) Web Services
9 9 (18.37%) VMware
9 9 (18.37%) High Availability
10 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (16.33%) ITIL
11 7 (14.29%) Python
11 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 7 (14.29%) Ruby
11 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
11 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
11 7 (14.29%) DevOps
12 6 (12.24%) Middleware
12 6 (12.24%) HP
12 6 (12.24%) SAN
13 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
13 5 (10.20%) SOA

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) Lync
3 4 (8.16%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.12%) Apache
4 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.08%) Node.js
5 2 (4.08%) NetWeaver
6 1 (2.04%) SAS
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) SAP EP
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.04%) SAP SRM
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) SAN
2 4 (8.16%) Internet
3 3 (6.12%) PBX
3 3 (6.12%) VoIP
3 3 (6.12%) H.323
3 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) MGCP
4 2 (4.08%) DMZ
4 2 (4.08%) HTTP
4 2 (4.08%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.04%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.16%) SimpleDB
5 4 (8.16%) Couchbase
5 4 (8.16%) Redis
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.12%) MySQL
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.08%) DB2
8 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
8 1 (2.04%) MS Access
8 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.04%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) NUnit
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) DBA
2 11 (22.45%) SQL DBA
3 7 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) VMware Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Server Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Exchange Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) MySQL DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Web Services
2 6 (12.24%) Middleware
3 5 (10.20%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (8.16%) X-Windows
4 4 (8.16%) .NET
5 3 (6.12%) XML
6 2 (4.08%) REST
6 2 (4.08%) JSON
6 2 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.08%) XSD
6 2 (4.08%) JDBC
6 2 (4.08%) HTML
6 2 (4.08%) WSDL
6 2 (4.08%) JMS
7 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.04%) XSLT
7 1 (2.04%) SAP ALE
7 1 (2.04%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Replication
2 3 (6.12%) DataPower
2 3 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.08%) Open Source
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Linux
3 14 (28.57%) UNIX
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (22.45%) Load Balancing
3 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.37%) High Availability
5 8 (16.33%) ITIL
6 7 (14.29%) DevOps
7 5 (10.20%) SOA
7 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (6.12%) ETL
9 3 (6.12%) Migration
10 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (4.08%) ITSM
10 2 (4.08%) Data Security
10 2 (4.08%) Service Management
10 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
11 1 (2.04%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) Python
2 7 (14.29%) Ruby
2 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.08%) PHP
4 2 (4.08%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) VBScript
5 1 (2.04%) VBA
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) MCSE
2 3 (6.12%) MCITP
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.20%) vSphere
2 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (6.12%) ISA Server
3 3 (6.12%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.04%) UAG
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) WSUS
2 4 (8.16%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) Salt
2 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.16%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (4.08%) SCCM
4 2 (4.08%) SCOM
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) HP
4 4 (8.16%) Altiris
4 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.12%) Avaya
5 3 (6.12%) Percona
5 3 (6.12%) Polycom
6 2 (4.08%) McAfee
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Intel
6 2 (4.08%) Software AG
7 1 (2.04%) Retek
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) Remedy
7 1 (2.04%) F5
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