Period
to 31 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 31 October 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 225 250
Rank change year-on-year +118 +25 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 4 7 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.12% 0.071%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.34% 0.69% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Median daily rate £508 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.10% +2.63% +13.10%
10th Percentile £488 £453 £305
90th Percentile £538 £556 £609
Central London median daily rate £508 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +4.10% +8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 299 1,010 1,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.56% 17.01% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 817 934
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £307 £351 £313
90th Percentile £638 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £540 £525
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 26
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.10% +16.02% -18.65%
10th Percentile £24.20 £12.76 £14.06
90th Percentile £33.80 £49.13 £25.50
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +38.10% +12.30% -1.58%

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microsoft Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in the City of London

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in the City of London

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (100.00%) Azure
1 4 (100.00%) AWS
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
1 4 (100.00%) PaaS
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) IaaS
1 4 (100.00%) GCP
1 4 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2019

Microsoft Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (100.00%) GCP
1 4 (100.00%) IaaS
1 4 (100.00%) PaaS
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2019
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
1 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk