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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 68 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.50% 2.11% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 6.21% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £430 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +38.46%  

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 304 451 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.55% 34.04% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 219 168
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £521 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Median hourly rate £43.39 £47.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +137.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

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

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

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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 25 June 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 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Replication
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (16.67%) Puppet
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act

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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (8.33%) DB2
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 7
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DBA
1 5 (41.67%) SQL DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) DB2 Support
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (16.67%) EMC VNX
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) HACMP
4 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) MCDBA
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (16.67%) RHEV
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Control-M
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Rundeck
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (8.33%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) EMC
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) arcserve
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle