Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 165 156
Rank change year-on-year +34 -9 +19
Contract jobs citing Clustering 16 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.54% 0.62% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 2.18% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 40
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -12.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £382 £363 £363
90th Percentile £488 £638 £638
England median daily rate £428 £438 £433
% change year-on-year -2.29% +1.16% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.50 £44.38 £32.00
% change year-on-year -11.00% +38.70% +28.00%

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 911 1,374 1,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 30.77% 28.53% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 872 883
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £259 £259 £220
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 70 49
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.70 £16.40 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.02% +2.50% +7.15%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.40 £9.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.16 £40.33
England median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +9.52% -2.33% +10.26%

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 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 25 February 2020. 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 +33 14 £440 -6.13% 5
South Yorkshire +32 1 £390 -37.60%
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 10 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (56.25%) High Availability
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Project Delivery
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Azure
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (25.00%) AWS
7 4 (25.00%) vSphere
7 4 (25.00%) GCP
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (18.75%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
8 3 (18.75%) Terraform
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
8 3 (18.75%) vRealize

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 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Pig
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Tuxedo
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Azure
2 4 (25.00%) AWS
2 4 (25.00%) GCP
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (18.75%) Big Data
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
6 2 (12.50%) Cloudera CDH
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (12.50%) Sqoop
7 1 (6.25%) Power BI
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administration Leader
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Flash
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (18.75%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) SUSE
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (56.25%) High Availability
3 8 (50.00%) Project Delivery
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (18.75%) Release Management
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Tech Ops
6 3 (18.75%) Transition Management
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Preventative Maintenance
7 2 (12.50%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) Docker
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Flume
6 1 (6.25%) HDFS
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Ansible
2 3 (18.75%) CFEngine
2 3 (18.75%) Kubernetes
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Salt
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) Terraform
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (18.75%) vRealize
3 2 (12.50%) Ambari
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
4 1 (6.25%) Oozie
4 1 (6.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Cloudera
5 2 (12.50%) Hortonworks
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) BEA
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Sun