Period
to 18 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 151 116
Rank change year-on-year -12 -35 -17
Contract jobs citing Clustering 23 24 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.49% 0.50% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 1.72% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 45
Scotland median daily rate £338 £268 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.17% -4.63% -10.95%
10th Percentile £271 £236 £212
90th Percentile £451 £344 £342
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.25
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% -1.54% -17.72%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,355 1,395 1,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.59% 29.28% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 767 731
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £213 £203 £213
90th Percentile £538 £525 £513
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 46
Scotland median hourly rate £21.56 £20.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -1.23% +6.58%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £45.76 £43.25 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £20.69 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.17% +3.28% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Edinburgh +6 8 £363 +20.83% 2
Glasgow -20 8 £425 +75.26% 4
Renfrewshire - 7 £280 -
Clustering
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
4 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
5 8 (34.78%) Confluence
5 8 (34.78%) MariaDB
5 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (34.78%) JIRA
5 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
5 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (34.78%) Replication
5 8 (34.78%) VMware
5 8 (34.78%) MySQL
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle
5 8 (34.78%) DHCP
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
5 8 (34.78%) Citrix
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (30.43%) McAfee
6 7 (30.43%) HP
6 7 (30.43%) WinRunner
6 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
6 7 (30.43%) Veritas
6 7 (30.43%) DNS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (34.78%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (30.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DHCP
2 7 (30.43%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MariaDB
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.35%) InfluxDB
5 1 (4.35%) Informix
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
2 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
2 7 (30.43%) WinRunner
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
1 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) DBA
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Replication
2 7 (30.43%) PDA
3 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Licensing
3 5 (21.74%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) AIX
3 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
3 7 (30.43%) Change Management
3 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 6 (26.09%) Smoke Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Software Licensing
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) BCP
7 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Change Control
7 2 (8.70%) High Availability
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) GDPR
2 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
2 7 (30.43%) Virtual Desktop
2 7 (30.43%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP ALM
1 7 (30.43%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Grafana
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Prometheus
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Citrix
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
1 8 (34.78%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) HP
2 7 (30.43%) Ivanti
2 7 (30.43%) McAfee
2 7 (30.43%) Veritas
3 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.35%) Charles River
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) Talend