The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 53 48 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.43% 1.49% 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 4.91% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £394 £500 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +62.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £455 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £520 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -32.43% -6.32%  

Clustering is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 148 163 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 31.69% 30.35% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 116 73
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £700 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.51 £20.00 £9.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.47% +111.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £17.60 £8.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.28 £20.00 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Clustering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in South Yorkshire

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in South Yorkshire

Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in South Yorkshire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -4 2 £394 -21.25%
Clustering
Yorkshire

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) Replication
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
1 4 (57.14%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
1 1 (14.29%) WAP
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (14.29%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) VMware