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 3 months to 22 June 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.

Clustering
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 130 109
Rank change year-on-year +21 -21  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 12 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.60% 0.61% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 1.85% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 17
Median daily rate £375 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £375
% change year-on-year +11.94% -10.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year - -9.56%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 625 918 859
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 31.06% 32.88% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 604 577
Median daily rate £400 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +4.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
West Yorkshire +14 5 £375 - 11
South Yorkshire +11 4 - -
North Yorkshire +10 3 £375 +25.00%
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) Replication
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 3 (16.67%) HP
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) VMware
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (11.11%) Rancher
9 2 (11.11%) Slack
9 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
9 2 (11.11%) SonarQube

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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 2 (11.11%) Confluence
1 2 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Slack
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.56%) DB2
6 1 (5.56%) DTS
6 1 (5.56%) MS Access
6 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) DBA
1 9 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 6 (33.33%) Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Server Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) DB2 Support
6 1 (5.56%) Senior DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) FMCG
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) HACMP
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Microservices
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Rancher
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) Netcool
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) Unicenter
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Meridio
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas