Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 September 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 191 176
Rank change year-on-year -8 -15 +20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 14 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.20% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.23% 1.89% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 17
East of England median daily rate £475 £490 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% -14.78% +91.67%
10th Percentile £324 £485 £370
90th Percentile £538 £495 £588
England median daily rate £363 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -12.65% +3.75% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
East of England median hourly rate - £16.17 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.13% +28.57%
England median hourly rate £31.00 £16.17 £28.00
% change year-on-year +91.71% -42.25% +60.00%

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 East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 629 530 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.49% 10.86% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 280 286
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £260 £179 £200
90th Percentile £600 £576 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 21
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -27.38% -42.07%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £23.00 £25.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% -22.22% +11.47%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Microsoft Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Clustering in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Suffolk -6 11 £513 +4.59%
Bedfordshire - 3 £335 -
Microsoft Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
1 14 (100.00%) Clustering
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) NAS
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (78.57%) High Availability
2 11 (78.57%) SIEM
2 11 (78.57%) Data Centre
2 11 (78.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 11 (78.57%) Secure Coding
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 11 (78.57%) Network Optimisation
2 11 (78.57%) Load Balancing
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) Identity Management
2 11 (78.57%) Middleware
2 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 11 (78.57%) IIS
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (64.29%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (50.00%) Legal
5 7 (50.00%) Validation
5 7 (50.00%) Migration

Microsoft Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (78.57%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) NAS
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Clustering
2 11 (78.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (21.43%) Replication
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) High Availability
1 11 (78.57%) Identity Management
1 11 (78.57%) Load Balancing
1 11 (78.57%) Network Optimisation
1 11 (78.57%) Secure Coding
1 11 (78.57%) SIEM
1 11 (78.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 9 (64.29%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) Migration
4 7 (50.00%) Validation
5 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
8 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
8 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) Swim Lanes
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
1 3 (21.43%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
3 3 (21.43%) CommVault
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) EqualLogic
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
3 3 (21.43%) Veritas
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec