Period
to 24 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Clustering
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 112 141
Rank change year-on-year -5 +29 -7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 24 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.96% 0.79% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.30% 2.38% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 32 7
Leeds median daily rate £520 £535 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.80% +33.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £320 £363 £323
90th Percentile £575 £638 £415
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £535 £388
% change year-on-year -11.21% +38.06% -7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Clustering is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 728 715 1,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 29.25% 33.29% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 509 655
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £300
90th Percentile £588 £558 £565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 15
Leeds median hourly rate £14.46 £16.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.61% +30.61% -5.77%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.99 £8.95
90th Percentile £25.00 £21.05 £16.05
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £15.50 £12.54
% change year-on-year -0.24% +23.65% -1.69%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
5 11 (45.83%) SAN
6 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
7 8 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (29.17%) HP
8 7 (29.17%) NAS
9 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (25.00%) High Availability
9 6 (25.00%) CMDB
9 6 (25.00%) SCCM
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.83%) DNS
10 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
10 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
10 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
11 4 (16.67%) Microservices
11 4 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (16.67%) SonarQube
11 4 (16.67%) Server Patching
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.67%) Ansible

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Confluence
2 4 (16.67%) nginx
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (16.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) SAN
2 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (29.17%) NAS
4 5 (20.83%) DNS
5 4 (16.67%) HTTP
6 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.17%) SMS
7 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Server Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) IT Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) CMDB
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
1 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.33%) SUSE
7 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (25.00%) High Availability
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
5 4 (16.67%) DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) Microservices
5 4 (16.67%) PLM
5 4 (16.67%) Proactive Management
5 4 (16.67%) Server Patching
6 3 (12.50%) Coaching
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Decision-Making
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) User Stories
7 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
2 4 (16.67%) Perl
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) Python
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCA
1 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCITP
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (16.67%) Docker
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.50%) vSphere
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (8.33%) XenApp
6 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.33%) XenServer
7 1 (4.17%) Firmware
7 1 (4.17%) PowerHA
7 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) Ansible
2 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Terraform
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) WSUS
4 2 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (8.33%) HP SIM
4 2 (8.33%) SCDPM
4 2 (8.33%) SCOM
5 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.17%) OpenView
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Dell
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) McAfee
5 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Perforce
6 1 (4.17%) Splunk
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas