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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 102 95 106
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Clustering 20 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.78% 1.12% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.90% 4.16% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 7
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£335 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +43.43%
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
689 601 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.99% 26.94% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 344 299
Average daily rate £345 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £184 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 36
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £12.51 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 October 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 24 October 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 10 £391 +8.68% 5
North Yorkshire -9 4 - - 4
South Yorkshire -2 2 £475 +63.79%
East Yorkshire - 2 £313 - 4
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) UNIX
4 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
4 7 (26.92%) High Availability
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (23.08%) Lync
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) MCSE
6 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco
6 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) Replication
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (15.38%) Polycom
7 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (15.38%) MCITP
7 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
7 4 (15.38%) Office 365

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Lync
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (19.23%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
5 3 (11.54%) Apache
6 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 1 (3.85%) SAS
7 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) PBX
1 4 (15.38%) VoIP
1 4 (15.38%) MGCP
1 4 (15.38%) H.323
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) DBA
2 5 (19.23%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Replication
2 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (15.38%) iSeries
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) UNIX
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (26.92%) High Availability
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.54%) ITSM
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
8 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Change Management
8 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.85%) Change Control
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MCSE
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCITP
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) ISA Server
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) XenServer
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) UAG
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) Polycom
4 4 (15.38%) Avaya
5 3 (11.54%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) Retek
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) Remedy
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