Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 11 December 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 89 132
Rank change year-on-year +18 +43 -28
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 10 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.15% 0.46% 0.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.55% 2.05% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 12
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £388 - £291
10th Percentile £325 - £260
90th Percentile £439 - £375
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 - £291
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 220 195 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.37% 22.39% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 152 272
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +13.28% -1.54%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £224
90th Percentile £563 £588 £460
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £363 £320
% change year-on-year +24.14% +13.28% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 24
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +5.66%
10th Percentile £15.97 £8.87 £26.33
90th Percentile £32.45 £49.33 £50.23
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +7.69%

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Microsoft Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Clustering
3 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (70.00%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (70.00%) Security Hardening
4 6 (60.00%) vCenter Server
4 6 (60.00%) 3PAR
4 6 (60.00%) XenApp
4 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (60.00%) SCCM
4 6 (60.00%) SCOM
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) BMC
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle

Microsoft Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) GitLab
2 4 (40.00%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Server Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Server Support
3 3 (30.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (70.00%) Security Hardening
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (60.00%) XenApp
2 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
1 6 (60.00%) SCOM
1 6 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (60.00%) vCenter Server
2 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) 3PAR
2 6 (60.00%) BMC
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat