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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 108 105 110
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Clustering 10 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.66% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 2.91% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 12
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£450 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £180 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +40.24%
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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
537 515 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.36% 22.69% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 268 240
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 29
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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 +3 6 £425 - 8
South Yorkshire 0 2 £500 +23.07% 1
North Yorkshire +8 1 - - 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) Windows
3 16 (38.10%) T-SQL
3 16 (38.10%) Linux
4 13 (30.95%) UNIX
4 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 12 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (26.19%) SAN
6 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (21.43%) ITIL
8 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
8 8 (19.05%) SLA
8 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 7 (16.67%) Oracle
10 6 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
10 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
11 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 5 (11.90%) iSeries
11 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
11 5 (11.90%) Java
11 5 (11.90%) DTS
11 5 (11.90%) Solaris
12 4 (9.52%) Perl
12 4 (9.52%) MySQL
12 4 (9.52%) MCSE
12 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) Lync
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) SSL
2 2 (4.76%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) PBX
3 1 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) MGCP
3 1 (2.38%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 5 (11.90%) DTS
6 4 (9.52%) MySQL
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
6 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) DBA
2 13 (30.95%) SQL DBA
3 12 (28.57%) Administrator
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Exchange Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (4.76%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) JDBC
3 2 (4.76%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) JMS
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) iSeries
2 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Linux
3 13 (30.95%) UNIX
4 5 (11.90%) Solaris
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.76%) AIX
8 1 (2.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (21.43%) ITIL
4 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 3 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) SOA
7 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.38%) ITSM
7 1 (2.38%) Migration
7 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.38%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.38%) High Availability
7 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.90%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) Perl
5 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCITP
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.38%) XenServer
3 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Percona
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Avaya
6 1 (2.38%) Retek
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Brocade
6 1 (2.38%) Polycom
6 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago