Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 - 124
Rank change year-on-year - +124 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 6 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.21% - 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.83% - 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 - £350
10th Percentile £390 - £322
90th Percentile £488 - £385
Scotland median daily rate £450 £338 £303
% change year-on-year +33.33% +11.57% +175.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.00

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 327 210 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.31% 10.44% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 120 113
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +22.22%
10th Percentile £216 £288 £263
90th Percentile £600 £546 £522
Scotland median daily rate £368 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -8.13% +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 £20.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.81% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -47.50% -25.00% +31.15%

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 17 June 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Skype
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) Splunk
5 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (33.33%) CISSP
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) Skype
3 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) Charles River
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CyberArk
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Varonis