Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 133 115
Rank change year-on-year -4 -18 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 2.76% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £338 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £393 £314 £256
90th Percentile £538 £371 £269
Scotland median daily rate £475 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +40.74% +12.50% -29.41%
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 372 326 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.72% 11.21% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 177 72
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £327 £285 £244
90th Percentile £700 £600 £493
Scotland median daily rate £425 £410 £330
% change year-on-year +3.66% +24.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 - £19.50
10th Percentile £9.00 - £18.75
90th Percentile £11.00 - £20.25
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £28.13 £38.50
% change year-on-year +15.56% -26.95% +108.11%

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

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Clustering in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Charles River
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp

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 2 (100.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (50.00%) Charles River
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) VMware