Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 December 2017 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 95 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +105
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.50% 0.070% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.86% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - -
East of England median daily rate £375 £475 £288
% change year-on-year -21.05% +65.22% +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 207 158 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.87% 11.05% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 82 73
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £414 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.76% -2.65% +23.19%
10th Percentile £121 £205 £200
90th Percentile £575 £599 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 16
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -47.27% +161.90%
10th Percentile £20.35 £12.30 £11.88
90th Percentile £29.00 £23.65 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £16.50 £29.48
% change year-on-year +0.79% -44.03% +68.46%

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 4 - -
Hatfield - 3 £375 -
Microsoft Clustering
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Clustering
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) WSUS
4 3 (37.50%) SAP PI
4 3 (37.50%) Control-M
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) CommVault
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (12.50%) Database Mirroring

Microsoft Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Control-M
1 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SAP
4 3 (37.50%) CommVault
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec