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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 111 77 97
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +20
Contract jobs citing Clustering 31 48 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.07% 1.89% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.83% 7.13% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 6
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£275 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+35.38% +20.37%
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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
810 673 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.89% 26.51% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 402 276
Average daily rate £365 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 43
Average hourly rate £11.86 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.45 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -17 20 £265 -15.20% 4
South Yorkshire -11 8 £414 +9.60% 3
North Yorkshire -5 1 £500 +25.00% 2
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England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (42.31%) Windows
1 22 (42.31%) Linux
2 19 (36.54%) UNIX
2 19 (36.54%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (28.85%) VMware
3 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
4 13 (25.00%) SQL
4 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (23.08%) Web Services
5 12 (23.08%) Replication
6 11 (21.15%) SAN
7 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.31%) MySQL
8 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (17.31%) Load Balancing
8 9 (17.31%) Percona
9 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 8 (15.38%) SOA
10 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.46%) HP
11 6 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (11.54%) Couchbase
11 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
11 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
12 5 (9.62%) DevOps
12 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
12 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (9.62%) Tivoli
12 5 (9.62%) Middleware

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) SAP EP
3 2 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.85%) SAP SRM
1 2 (3.85%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) SAN
2 5 (9.62%) DHCP
3 4 (7.69%) Internet
4 3 (5.77%) Firewall
5 2 (3.85%) DMZ
5 2 (3.85%) HTTP
5 2 (3.85%) DNS
5 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.85%) SSL
5 2 (3.85%) AMQP
6 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) WAN
6 1 (1.92%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) MySQL
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.54%) Couchbase
3 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (7.69%) SimpleDB
5 4 (7.69%) Redis
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.85%) DB2
7 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.92%) DTS
8 1 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (1.92%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 5 (9.62%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) DBA
2 9 (17.31%) MySQL DBA
3 8 (15.38%) Administrator
3 8 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 6 (11.54%) Architect
5 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Server Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) SAP Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Web Services
2 6 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (9.62%) Middleware
4 4 (7.69%) .NET
4 4 (7.69%) X-Windows
4 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (5.77%) XML
6 2 (3.85%) XSD
6 2 (3.85%) JDBC
6 2 (3.85%) HTML
6 2 (3.85%) JMS
6 2 (3.85%) WSDL
6 2 (3.85%) JSON
6 2 (3.85%) SAP ALE
6 2 (3.85%) SAP Basis
6 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.85%) SAP PI
6 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.85%) REST
6 2 (3.85%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Replication
2 3 (5.77%) DataPower
3 2 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
4 1 (1.92%) iSeries
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Windows
1 22 (42.31%) Linux
2 19 (36.54%) UNIX
3 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.62%) Windows 2000
6 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (17.31%) Load Balancing
3 8 (15.38%) SOA
4 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.62%) DevOps
5 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (5.77%) High Availability
7 3 (5.77%) Migration
8 2 (3.85%) CRM
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.85%) Workflow
8 2 (3.85%) Data Security
8 2 (3.85%) Time Management
8 2 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.85%) Microservices
9 1 (1.92%) Business Transformation
9 1 (1.92%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
2 5 (9.62%) Ruby
2 5 (9.62%) Java
2 5 (9.62%) Python
3 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.85%) PHP
4 2 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) Perl
5 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) vSphere
2 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Tivoli
2 4 (7.69%) WSUS
2 4 (7.69%) Salt
2 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.69%) Puppet
3 3 (5.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) VMware
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Percona
3 7 (13.46%) HP
4 5 (9.62%) Altiris
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle
5 4 (7.69%) SAP
5 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (3.85%) EMC
6 2 (3.85%) Intel
6 2 (3.85%) McAfee
6 2 (3.85%) Software AG
7 1 (1.92%) F5
7 1 (1.92%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.92%) Wyse
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) Compaq
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix