Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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.

Clustering
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 97 111
Rank change year-on-year -24 +14 -4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 14 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.48% 1.23% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 3.92% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £263 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -30.28% -16.33%
10th Percentile £325 £206 £363
90th Percentile £455 £463 £390
Scotland median daily rate £350 £288 £315
% change year-on-year +21.74% -8.73% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.25 -

Clustering is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 824 664 921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.97% 31.45% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 371 430
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £260 £256 £225
90th Percentile £550 £532 £525
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 £19.25 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +8.39% +48.00%
10th Percentile £10.69 £11.89 £12.35
90th Percentile £39.20 £52.00 £29.55
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -23.20% +52.44% -8.89%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Edinburgh

Clustering
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

Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) WSUS
4 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) XenApp
6 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
6 5 (35.71%) Banking
6 5 (35.71%) VBScript
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) AppSense
8 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
8 3 (21.43%) SCOM
8 3 (21.43%) Service Management
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
9 2 (14.29%) Splunk
9 2 (14.29%) vCenter Server
9 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
9 2 (14.29%) DHCP
9 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP

Clustering
Co-occurring 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 7
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) DB2 Support
3 1 (7.14%) ICT Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) HACMP
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
1 3 (21.43%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.14%) High Availability
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) VBScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) XenApp
3 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
4 2 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 7 (50.00%) WSUS
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (14.29%) vCenter Server
4 1 (7.14%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (7.14%) Simpana
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) AppSense
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) Sophos
5 2 (14.29%) Splunk
6 1 (7.14%) BMC
6 1 (7.14%) CommVault
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) HP