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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 114 109 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Clustering 25 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.88% 1.33% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 4.88% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 19
Median daily rate £384 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £201 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £481 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
909 779 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.01% 27.36% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 510 416
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 37
Median hourly rate £14.88 £13.23 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.43% -7.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

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 May 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 May 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
West Yorkshire -10 17 £380 +27.73% 1
South Yorkshire -7 4 £400 -17.94%
North Yorkshire +9 1 £300 -
East Yorkshire -5 1 £300 -29.41%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (57.14%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 20 (47.62%) Windows Server
4 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
5 15 (35.71%) Linux
6 13 (30.95%) High Availability
7 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 12 (28.57%) Red Hat
8 11 (26.19%) VMware
9 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
10 9 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (21.43%) CRM
11 8 (19.05%) SAN
11 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
11 8 (19.05%) Finance
11 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (16.67%) Perl
13 6 (14.29%) Unix
13 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (14.29%) HP
13 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
13 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (14.29%) Security Patching
14 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef

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 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) SAN
2 4 (9.52%) Internet
3 3 (7.14%) BGP
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (7.14%) EIGRP
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) FWSM
3 3 (7.14%) HSRP
3 3 (7.14%) MPLS
3 3 (7.14%) OSPF
3 3 (7.14%) VPN
3 3 (7.14%) VRRP
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) DMZ
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) LDAP
5 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.76%) MySQL
7 1 (2.38%) Big Data
7 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.38%) DTS
7 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.38%) Redis
7 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Hudson
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Games
3 2 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) DBA
2 10 (23.81%) SQL DBA
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (11.90%) Server Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) iSeries
4 1 (2.38%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.38%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 15 (35.71%) Linux
4 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (14.29%) Unix
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.38%) Solaris
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) High Availability
2 9 (21.43%) CRM
3 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
4 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (14.29%) Security Patching
6 5 (11.90%) DevOps
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (9.52%) Change Management
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.52%) Release Management
8 3 (7.14%) ETL
8 3 (7.14%) Information Security
8 3 (7.14%) Project Management
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) Perl
3 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (2.38%) Bourne shell
7 1 (2.38%) C-shell
7 1 (2.38%) Korn
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) CCNP
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) CCIE
3 2 (4.76%) CCSP
3 2 (4.76%) CISSP
3 2 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.38%) CCDE
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.76%) DFS Replication
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.38%) Docker
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.38%) vCloud
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.38%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) XenApp
6 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) Cacti
3 2 (4.76%) Graphite
3 2 (4.76%) Nagios
3 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.76%) Opsview
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 11 (26.19%) VMware
4 6 (14.29%) HP
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco
6 4 (9.52%) Dell
7 3 (7.14%) F5
7 3 (7.14%) Veritas
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) Brocade
9 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) SAP
9 1 (2.38%) Sun
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec