Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Clustering over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Clustering
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 109 -
Rank change year-on-year -17 - +118
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.23% 0.12% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.82% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% - -
South East median daily rate £455 £363 £413
% change year-on-year +25.52% -12.12% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Microsoft Clustering is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 274 206 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.53% 11.87% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 116 79
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +13.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £127 £290 £180
90th Percentile £528 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.96% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £11.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.70% -39.47% -36.67%
10th Percentile £16.45 £11.25 £14.70
90th Percentile £60.00 £11.75 £32.15
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £27.38 £27.80
% change year-on-year -45.21% -1.53% +33.98%

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -22 5 £500 -
Microsoft Clustering
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCSP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Vista
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) CCSP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
1 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) EdgeSight
3 1 (20.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) StorageTek
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) Altiris
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Genesys
4 1 (20.00%) Ivanti