The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 45 79
Rank change year-on-year -19 +34  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 44 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.67% 2.90% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 9.80% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 1
Median daily rate £388 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -21.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.60% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -32.43% -6.32%  

Clustering is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 285 449 300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 32.06% 29.64% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 219 178
Median daily rate £390 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Median hourly rate £52.17 £39.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.76% +160.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Clustering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Replication
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) MCITP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
1 4 (44.44%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft