Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 127 129
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 15 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.59% 0.28% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 0.82% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 16
Leeds median daily rate £475 £535 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +39.41% -8.63%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £575 £575 £419
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £535 £378
% change year-on-year -20.56% +41.72% +19.84%
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 683 730 977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 26.77% 33.89% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 523 662
Leeds median daily rate £401 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% -3.03% +13.01%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £307
90th Percentile £568 £556 £587
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year - -1.23% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 17
Leeds median hourly rate £16.75 £12.09 £12.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.57% -5.71% +4.23%
10th Percentile £9.63 £11.35 £8.83
90th Percentile £33.50 £14.96 £19.51
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.03 £14.50
% change year-on-year +21.17% -3.24% +11.54%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (40.00%) High Availability
4 6 (40.00%) Puppet
4 6 (40.00%) Docker
4 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (26.67%) Confluence
6 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 4 (26.67%) Microservices
6 4 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (26.67%) SonarQube
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) SCCM
6 4 (26.67%) nginx
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange

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 4 (26.67%) Confluence
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) nginx
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (26.67%) Slack
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) PaaS
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.67%) SMS
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) SonarQube
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Lead DevOps
1 4 (26.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) CMDB
3 2 (13.33%) PKI
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (40.00%) High Availability
3 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Microservices
5 3 (20.00%) Coaching
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Server Patching
5 3 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) Server Building
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCA
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Docker
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (20.00%) vSphere
6 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (6.67%) XenApp
7 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) Ansible
2 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) Terraform
3 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (13.33%) Marathon
3 2 (13.33%) Mesos
3 2 (13.33%) Salt
3 2 (13.33%) SCDPM
4 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.67%) OpenView
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Perforce
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds