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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
England / Yorkshire
Rank 118 120 108
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.77% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 2.89% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 16
Median daily rate £413 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £350 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 654 761 682
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 30.79% 26.80% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 507 417
Median daily rate £410 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.14% +13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £586 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 40
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.13 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.62% +37.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £10.25 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £21.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Clustering
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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in Yorkshire

Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire +9 3 £575 +51.31% 1
South Yorkshire -6 2 £394 -21.25%
North Yorkshire - 1 £195 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) High Availability
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) HTTP
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) EMC
7 4 (22.22%) Internet
7 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) SAN
8 3 (16.67%) Veritas
8 3 (16.67%) IIS
8 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) ETL
8 3 (16.67%) Apache
8 3 (16.67%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX

Clustering
Top Related 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Slack
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) AMQP
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (11.11%) Informix
7 2 (11.11%) MySQL
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (5.56%) MS Access
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) iGaming
2 1 (5.56%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DBA
1 8 (44.44%) SQL DBA
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Field Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (5.56%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (11.11%) Kafka
2 2 (11.11%) LAMP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.56%) WAP
3 1 (5.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (5.56%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) EMC VNX
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) RIA
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) High Availability
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Content Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Kanban
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Docker
3 2 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) vRealize
2 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Rancher
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Netcool
3 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Unicenter
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
4 3 (16.67%) Veritas
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Meridio
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle