Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 77 41
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.96% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - - -
UK median daily rate £369 £400 £406
% change year-on-year -7.81% -1.42% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK median hourly rate - £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +60.00%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 26 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.63% 8.84% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 24
Northern Ireland median daily rate £375 £394 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +94.44% -
10th Percentile £308 £265 £138
90th Percentile £538 £518 £400
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.15% -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +4.96%

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Microsoft Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in Northern Ireland