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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 107 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Clustering 8 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.67% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 2.99% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
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£425 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.07% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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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
535 501 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.48% 22.39% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 262 254
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 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.40 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 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 +8 4 £425 - 7
North Yorkshire +5 2 £425 +41.66% 3
South Yorkshire -2 2 £500 +9.58% 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (51.16%) SQL
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
3 18 (41.86%) T-SQL
4 16 (37.21%) Linux
5 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
6 13 (30.23%) SAN
6 13 (30.23%) UNIX
7 12 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (25.58%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (20.93%) SLA
10 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
11 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
11 7 (16.28%) ITIL
12 6 (13.95%) MySQL
12 6 (13.95%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (13.95%) WebSphere
12 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
12 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
12 6 (13.95%) Percona
13 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 5 (11.63%) iSeries
13 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
13 5 (11.63%) Java
13 5 (11.63%) Solaris
13 5 (11.63%) DTS
14 4 (9.30%) MCSE
14 4 (9.30%) Perl

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (13.95%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.33%) Lync
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) SSL
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.33%) MGCP
3 1 (2.33%) H.323
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) PBX
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.95%) MySQL
3 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
3 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
4 5 (11.63%) DTS
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) DBA
2 15 (34.88%) SQL DBA
3 14 (32.56%) Administrator
4 8 (18.60%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Exchange Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (4.65%) JDBC
3 2 (4.65%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) JMS
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) iSeries
2 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Linux
3 13 (30.23%) UNIX
4 5 (11.63%) Solaris
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.65%) AIX
8 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (25.58%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Data Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.65%) SOA
7 2 (4.65%) Service Management
7 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.33%) DevOps
8 1 (2.33%) High Availability
8 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.33%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (2.33%) Migration
8 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) MCSE
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) SLA
2 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.33%) XenServer
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Percona
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Polycom
6 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.33%) Brocade
6 1 (2.33%) Avaya
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
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