The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 108 99 115
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing Clustering 7 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 1.05% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 4.71% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
535 467 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.81% 22.25% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 240 233
Average daily rate £340 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.56% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £38.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Clustering
England

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
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 30 July 2014. 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
West Yorkshire -5 5 £425 - 7
South Yorkshire -4 1 £500 -
North Yorkshire -7 1 £425 +28.30% 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) SQL
3 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (40.74%) T-SQL
5 21 (38.89%) SAN
6 19 (35.19%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 18 (33.33%) Linux
8 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (27.78%) ITIL
10 14 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (24.07%) UNIX
12 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
13 11 (20.37%) SLA
14 10 (18.52%) VMware
15 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 8 (14.81%) MySQL
16 8 (14.81%) MongoDB
16 8 (14.81%) NoSQL
16 8 (14.81%) Percona
17 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (12.96%) vSphere
17 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (12.96%) HP
18 6 (11.11%) Oracle
18 6 (11.11%) DTS
18 6 (11.11%) Data Architecture
18 6 (11.11%) QA

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
1 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) SAN
2 3 (5.56%) NAS
3 2 (3.70%) SSL
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.85%) DHCP
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (14.81%) MySQL
4 8 (14.81%) MongoDB
4 8 (14.81%) NoSQL
5 6 (11.11%) DTS
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) DBA
2 20 (37.04%) SQL DBA
3 14 (25.93%) Administrator
4 12 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Administrator
8 1 (1.85%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) MySQL DBA
8 1 (1.85%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) VMware Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (3.70%) Middleware
3 2 (3.70%) JDBC
3 2 (3.70%) XML
3 2 (3.70%) JMS
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) iSeries
2 2 (3.70%) NHS
2 2 (3.70%) Replication
2 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Open Source
3 1 (1.85%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 18 (33.33%) Linux
3 13 (24.07%) UNIX
4 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.26%) Solaris
7 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.70%) AIX
10 1 (1.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (27.78%) ITIL
3 14 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Project Management
8 2 (3.70%) Service Management
8 2 (3.70%) SOA
9 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.85%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (1.85%) Migration
9 1 (1.85%) Six Sigma
9 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) SQL
2 22 (40.74%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Java
4 3 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.41%) MCSE
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) MCSA
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) SLA
2 6 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) vSphere
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) XenServer
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) WSUS
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) VMware
3 8 (14.81%) Percona
4 7 (12.96%) HP
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (7.41%) Altiris
7 3 (5.56%) Citrix
7 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco
8 2 (3.70%) IBM
9 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.85%) Brocade
9 1 (1.85%) Dell
9 1 (1.85%) EMC
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