Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 128 118
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 5 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.22% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.42% 1.94% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £401 £325 £256
90th Percentile £531 £375 £269
Scotland median daily rate £450 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +28.57% +16.67% -31.54%
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 353 310 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.89% 11.58% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 159 102
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +17.30%
10th Percentile £281 £289 £268
90th Percentile £676 £565 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £344
% change year-on-year - +16.28% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -29.17% -25.00% +113.33%

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 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Clustering in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Skype
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Charles River
4 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (20.00%) CA
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Varonis
4 1 (20.00%) VMware