Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 23 January 2019 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 134 104
Rank change year-on-year +4 -30 +24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.038% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 2.14% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £550 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.23% +23.81% -
Scotland median daily rate £550 £325 £295
% change year-on-year +69.23% +10.17% -30.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.25

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 323 327 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.40% 11.22% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 193 78
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +16.13% +10.71%
10th Percentile £329 £300 £158
90th Percentile £700 £600 £479
Scotland median daily rate £425 £415 £345
% change year-on-year +2.41% +20.29% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £19.50
Scotland median hourly rate £34.69 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +38.77% +16.28% +16.22%

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in Edinburgh

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Charles River
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere

Microsoft 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (100.00%) Charles River
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware