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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 124 105 88
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -17
Contract jobs citing Clustering 18 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 0.91% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 3.38% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 28
Average daily rate £413 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +3.44%
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
803 681 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.58% 26.86% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 425 347
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.34 £13.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.71% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £9.47 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £18.81 £17.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 10 £388 +21.09% 1
South Yorkshire -6 8 £500 +47.05% 1
North Yorkshire +2 1 £313 -21.87%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 11 (34.38%) VMware
5 11 (34.38%) Load Balancing
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 9 (28.13%) SAN
7 9 (28.13%) Unix
7 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (28.13%) High Availability
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
8 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
9 7 (21.88%) Cisco
9 7 (21.88%) IIS
9 7 (21.88%) Perl
9 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.75%) HP
10 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (18.75%) DevOps
11 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
11 5 (15.63%) Cacti
11 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
11 5 (15.63%) PowerShell

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (21.88%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (3.13%) Jetty
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (12.50%) SSL
2 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 3 (9.38%) BGP
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
3 3 (9.38%) FWSM
3 3 (9.38%) HSRP
3 3 (9.38%) MPLS
3 3 (9.38%) OSPF
3 3 (9.38%) VRRP
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) LDAP
5 1 (3.13%) SMTP
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.38%) Redis
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) Informix
4 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (3.13%) DTS
5 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Hudson
3 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) JConsole
4 1 (3.13%) JMeter
4 1 (3.13%) JProfiler
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) VisualVM
4 1 (3.13%) YourKit
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Administrator
1 7 (21.88%) DBA
2 5 (15.63%) SQL DBA
3 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Server Migration Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) Express
3 1 (3.13%) Java EE
3 1 (3.13%) JMS
3 1 (3.13%) LAMP
3 1 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (3.13%) Sass
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 3 (9.38%) Replication
4 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.25%) iSeries
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) Unix
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
4 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) Solaris
8 1 (3.13%) CentOS
8 1 (3.13%) Debian
8 1 (3.13%) SUSE
8 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Load Balancing
2 9 (28.13%) High Availability
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) DevOps
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Email Filtering
5 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.50%) Security Patching
5 4 (12.50%) Web Filtering
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.38%) ETL
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Perl
2 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
3 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.13%) C-shell
7 1 (3.13%) Go
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) Korn
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) CCIE
2 2 (6.25%) CCNP
2 2 (6.25%) CCSP
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) CISSP
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Server
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.25%) vCloud
5 2 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.13%) Docker
6 1 (3.13%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (3.13%) NFS
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.13%) Varnish
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Cacti
1 5 (15.63%) Nagios
2 4 (12.50%) Graphite
2 4 (12.50%) Opsview
2 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.25%) Puppet
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
5 1 (3.13%) logstash
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (3.13%) SCCM
5 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 11 (34.38%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) HP
6 5 (15.63%) Veritas
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.25%) Dell
8 2 (6.25%) F5
8 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.13%) Aruba
9 1 (3.13%) EMC
9 1 (3.13%) IBM
9 1 (3.13%) Percona
9 1 (3.13%) SaltStack
9 1 (3.13%) SAP
9 1 (3.13%) Sun
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