Period
to 18 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 April 2019 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
England > North East
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 95 129
Rank change year-on-year -5 +34 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.43% 0.48% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.71% 2.67% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
North East median daily rate £228 £271 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% -25.17% +22.88%
10th Percentile £226 £259 £344
90th Percentile £229 £279 £381
England median daily rate £425 £400 £409
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.14% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North East median hourly rate - £30.25 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £30.25 -
% change year-on-year +65.29% - -

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 the North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 221 225 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.82% 18.10% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 171 190
North East median daily rate £474 £363 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.69% -1.69% +27.05%
10th Percentile £252 £255 £215
90th Percentile £553 £588 £508
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 20
North East median hourly rate £14.78 £12.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.24% -68.75% +53.85%
10th Percentile £12.30 £8.38 £26.05
90th Percentile £17.31 £31.00 £55.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +6.86% -16.67% -

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Microsoft Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in the North East

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in the North East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 18 April 2019. 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
Tyne and Wear +5 6 £228 -16.13%
Microsoft Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) RedGate

Microsoft Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mart
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Support
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) RedGate
3 2 (33.33%) VMware