Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 157 154
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3 +34
Contract jobs citing Clustering 34 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.84% 0.96% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 3.34% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 38
Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £375 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -29.91% +33.75%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £363
90th Percentile £529 £537 £638
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.56 £42.27 £27.50
% change year-on-year +5.42% +53.69% -1.79%

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 1,132 1,437 1,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.01% 28.60% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 911 814
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £256
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 54 50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.21 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +22.89% -
10th Percentile £10.16 £9.95 £9.47
90th Percentile £32.90 £27.06 £26.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -

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

Clustering
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

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

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

Clustering
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 18 September 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
West Yorkshire +24 18 £440 -7.37% 4
South Yorkshire -7 8 £400 - 1
North Yorkshire -4 6 £413 +7.84% 1
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 20 (58.82%) VMware
4 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (52.94%) Windows Server
6 16 (47.06%) Data Centre
6 16 (47.06%) Linux
6 16 (47.06%) SQL
6 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
6 16 (47.06%) HP
7 15 (44.12%) SAN
8 14 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
10 11 (32.35%) NAS
10 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
11 10 (29.41%) DNS
11 10 (29.41%) EMC
11 10 (29.41%) Replication
11 10 (29.41%) Task Automation
12 9 (26.47%) Ansible
12 9 (26.47%) DevOps
12 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (26.47%) SCCM
12 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
12 9 (26.47%) Finance
12 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
12 9 (26.47%) Perl
12 9 (26.47%) SQL Server

Clustering
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 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) IIS
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.94%) Tuxedo
5 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Azure
1 6 (17.65%) GitHub
2 4 (11.76%) AWS
3 3 (8.82%) Office 365
4 2 (5.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) SAN
2 11 (32.35%) NAS
3 10 (29.41%) DNS
4 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
5 6 (17.65%) LAN
6 5 (14.71%) Internet
6 5 (14.71%) VSAN
6 5 (14.71%) WAN
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (11.76%) DMZ
7 4 (11.76%) Firewall
7 4 (11.76%) MPLS
7 4 (11.76%) VPN
8 3 (8.82%) DHCP
8 3 (8.82%) VLAN
9 2 (5.88%) ADSL
9 2 (5.88%) PBX
9 2 (5.88%) SNMP
9 2 (5.88%) VoIP
9 2 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.88%) DB2
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Publishing
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Systems Engineer
1 9 (26.47%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Server Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) DBA
6 4 (11.76%) SQL DBA
6 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Administrator
7 3 (8.82%) EMC Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (8.82%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) RESTful
1 5 (14.71%) Swagger
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 10 (29.41%) Replication
3 5 (14.71%) Blog
3 5 (14.71%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (14.71%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Handset
4 2 (5.88%) IVR
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 16 (47.06%) Linux
4 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (17.65%) SUSE
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.88%) Solaris
9 2 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
9 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (29.41%) Task Automation
3 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
3 9 (26.47%) DevOps
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure as Code
4 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (20.59%) Open Source
6 6 (17.65%) Change Management
6 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (17.65%) High Availability
6 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
7 5 (14.71%) Data Management
7 5 (14.71%) Preventative Maintenance
7 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (14.71%) Prototyping
8 4 (11.76%) Migration
9 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.82%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
3 9 (26.47%) Perl
4 8 (23.53%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) VB
7 1 (2.94%) VBA
7 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) MCP
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (23.53%) vSphere
4 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.88%) Docker
5 2 (5.88%) iptables
5 2 (5.88%) KVM
5 2 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Ansible
1 9 (26.47%) SCCM
2 8 (23.53%) Puppet
3 5 (14.71%) EMC VPLEX
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (8.82%) SCOM
5 2 (5.88%) HAProxy
5 2 (5.88%) Nagios
5 2 (5.88%) Terraform
5 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
5 2 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (58.82%) VMware
3 16 (47.06%) HP
4 10 (29.41%) EMC
5 8 (23.53%) Citrix
6 6 (17.65%) Brocade
6 6 (17.65%) Cisco
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle
7 5 (14.71%) IBM
8 2 (5.88%) Avaya
8 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
8 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.88%) Juniper
8 2 (5.88%) NetApp
8 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.88%) Sophos
8 2 (5.88%) Sybase
8 2 (5.88%) Veritas