Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 - 124
Rank change year-on-year - +124 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.21% - 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.69% - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £513 - £413
10th Percentile £439 - £406
90th Percentile £576 - £419
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +18.52%
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 296 200 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.47% 11.77% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 105 88
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.38% +19.20%
10th Percentile £140 £195 £175
90th Percentile £525 £525 £454
South East median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
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 £12.71 £11.25 £16.52
90th Percentile £60.00 £11.75 £33.80
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -35.63% +8.75% -3.61%

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 13 December 2017. 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 - 5 £513 - 1
Microsoft Clustering
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) StorageTek
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) Apache

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