Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 110 131
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 +15
Contract jobs citing Clustering 20 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.84% 1.25% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 4.32% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 52 5
Leeds median daily rate £469 £535 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.38% +33.75% -8.57%
10th Percentile £319 £430 £318
90th Percentile £524 £638 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £535 £413
% change year-on-year -17.06% +29.70% -2.94%
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 741 648 862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.12% 28.97% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 490 547
Leeds median daily rate £425 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £306 £270 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 13 13
Leeds median hourly rate £16.87 £16.00 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +36.52% -21.87%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.10 £10.54
90th Percentile £24.87 £21.40 £16.40
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.15 £15.08 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.13% +3.97% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (45.00%) SAN
6 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (45.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (35.00%) NAS
8 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (25.00%) SCCM
9 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (20.00%) SonarQube
10 4 (20.00%) Proactive Management
10 4 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (20.00%) PLM
10 4 (20.00%) Perl
10 4 (20.00%) Python
10 4 (20.00%) Dell
10 4 (20.00%) Docker
10 4 (20.00%) DevOps
10 4 (20.00%) Puppet

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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Confluence
2 3 (15.00%) nginx
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (15.00%) Slack
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (45.00%) SAN
3 7 (35.00%) NAS
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) HTTP
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) CMDB
2 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) SUSE
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) PLM
3 4 (20.00%) Proactive Management
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) Microservices
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Server Patching
5 2 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCA
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) MCITP
1 2 (10.00%) MCP
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Docker
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.00%) XenServer
5 1 (5.00%) Firmware
5 1 (5.00%) PowerHA
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) WSUS
3 3 (15.00%) Ansible
3 3 (15.00%) Terraform
4 2 (10.00%) HP SIM
4 2 (10.00%) SCOM
5 1 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.00%) OpenView
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Dell
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) McAfee
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) Splunk
6 1 (5.00%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Perforce
6 1 (5.00%) Veritas