Period
to 22 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 143 181
Rank change year-on-year -2 +38 -18
Contract jobs citing Clustering 54 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.10% 0.96% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.66% 3.11% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 14
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £535 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.10% +29.70% -1.79%
10th Percentile £310 £363 £275
90th Percentile £575 £638 £614
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +41.67% +7.14% -21.13%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,476 1,318 1,831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.96% 31.02% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 863 1,132
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £253 £258 £256
90th Percentile £575 £549 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 66
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +4.40%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.20 £10.88
90th Percentile £27.41 £26.25 £28.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -22 29 £450 -15.89% 5
North Yorkshire +10 16 £383 +2.00% 2
South Yorkshire -7 4 £625 +7.76% 1
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 32 (59.26%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) VMware
3 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
4 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (40.74%) SAN
5 22 (40.74%) Linux
6 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
7 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
7 17 (31.48%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
8 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 14 (25.93%) NAS
10 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (24.07%) SQL
11 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
11 12 (22.22%) SCCM
11 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
11 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
13 10 (18.52%) ITIL
13 10 (18.52%) DNS
14 9 (16.67%) Oracle
15 8 (14.81%) HP
15 8 (14.81%) EMC
15 8 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (14.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 7 (12.96%) DevOps
16 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
16 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) nginx
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (7.41%) Slack
4 3 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) SAN
2 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 14 (25.93%) NAS
4 10 (18.52%) DNS
5 6 (11.11%) DHCP
5 6 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (9.26%) HTTP
6 5 (9.26%) LAN
7 3 (5.56%) WAN
8 2 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.70%) SSL
9 1 (1.85%) FTP
9 1 (1.85%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Redis
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) SonarQube
3 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.70%) Maven
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) Toad
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Back Office
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Administrator
2 12 (22.22%) DBA
3 11 (20.37%) SQL DBA
4 10 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (14.81%) Server Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Administrator
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) IT Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Azure Administrator
8 4 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (7.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Middleware
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
1 4 (7.41%) XML
1 4 (7.41%) XSLT
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.85%) JSON
3 1 (1.85%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) CMDB
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (5.56%) EMC VNX
2 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
3 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.85%) DataPower
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Linux
3 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) Solaris
7 2 (3.70%) SUSE
8 1 (1.85%) AIX
8 1 (1.85%) CentOS
8 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL
4 8 (14.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 7 (12.96%) DevOps
5 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.26%) High Availability
7 5 (9.26%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (7.41%) Change Control
8 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.41%) Microservices
8 4 (7.41%) Migration
8 4 (7.41%) PLM
8 4 (7.41%) Proactive Management
8 4 (7.41%) Server Patching
9 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.56%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.26%) Perl
4 5 (9.26%) Python
5 4 (7.41%) Java
6 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.70%) VBScript
7 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) MCSE
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) CCA
2 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) MCITP
2 2 (3.70%) MCP
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
2 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (11.11%) vSphere
5 5 (9.26%) Docker
6 4 (7.41%) Firmware
6 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (7.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (5.56%) NFS
7 3 (5.56%) SRDF
7 3 (5.56%) Xen
8 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.70%) XenApp
8 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.70%) XenServer
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
1 12 (22.22%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) Puppet
3 4 (7.41%) Ansible
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (7.41%) Terraform
3 4 (7.41%) vCenter Server
3 4 (7.41%) WSUS
4 3 (5.56%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.70%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.70%) OpenView
5 2 (3.70%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.70%) SCOM
6 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) VMware
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.67%) Oracle
4 8 (14.81%) EMC
4 8 (14.81%) HP
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco
5 5 (9.26%) NetApp
6 4 (7.41%) Dell
6 4 (7.41%) IBM
6 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.56%) Brocade
7 3 (5.56%) Google
7 3 (5.56%) MuleSoft
8 2 (3.70%) Citrix
8 2 (3.70%) F5
8 2 (3.70%) McAfee
8 2 (3.70%) Perforce
8 2 (3.70%) Remedy
8 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.70%) Splunk