Period
to 16 May 2021

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 16 May 2021 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
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 154 232
Rank change year-on-year +3 +78 +25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 2 1 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.072% 0.030% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 0.19% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
10th Percentile £394 " £300
25th Percentile £406 " £353
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £437 - £538
75th Percentile £477 " £575
90th Percentile £496 " "
Central London median daily rate £437 - £525

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 368 516 1,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.34% 15.52% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 390 898
10th Percentile £381 £356 £325
25th Percentile £462 £450 £454
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £699 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 22
Median hourly rate - £13.08 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - -37.74% +10.53%
Central London median hourly rate - £13.26 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -36.87% +5.00%

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

Microsoft Clustering
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 16 May 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £385 -
Microsoft Clustering
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, 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 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Antivirus Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
1 1 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (50.00%) Icinga
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) QRadar
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk