Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 147 174
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 +9
Contract jobs citing Clustering 47 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.94% 0.93% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.13% 3.08% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 58 14
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £535 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.36% +15.68% +8.82%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £268
90th Percentile £581 £638 £614
England median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.38 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +32.45% +14.29% -25.83%

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 1,500 1,331 1,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.87% 30.07% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 872 1,037
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £259 £233 £242
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 55 75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +5.00%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.88 £9.80
90th Percentile £24.83 £34.92 £28.75
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.26%

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

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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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -25 26 £444 -17.06% 2
North Yorkshire +7 11 £390 +4.00%
South Yorkshire -14 5 £625 -
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Linux
2 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
2 23 (48.94%) VMware
3 21 (44.68%) SAN
4 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (40.43%) Windows Server
6 16 (34.04%) TCP/IP
7 15 (31.91%) NAS
8 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
8 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Clustering
9 12 (25.53%) SCCM
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
10 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (21.28%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (19.15%) DNS
12 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
12 9 (19.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
13 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (17.02%) Bash Shell
13 8 (17.02%) MCSE
13 8 (17.02%) Migration
13 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (17.02%) EMC
13 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
13 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (14.89%) ITIL

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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 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) Confluence
2 5 (10.64%) nginx
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (10.64%) Slack
3 3 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) PaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) SAN
2 16 (34.04%) TCP/IP
3 15 (31.91%) NAS
4 9 (19.15%) DNS
5 7 (14.89%) DHCP
6 6 (12.77%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (12.77%) HTTP
7 5 (10.64%) LAN
8 3 (6.38%) WAN
9 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (4.26%) SSL
10 1 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.77%) JIRA
2 6 (12.77%) SonarQube
3 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.26%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Administrator
2 12 (25.53%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Administrator
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 7 (14.89%) DBA
4 7 (14.89%) SQL DBA
5 6 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Server Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (12.77%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (6.38%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Middleware
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
1 4 (8.51%) XML
1 4 (8.51%) XSLT
2 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.51%) CMDB
3 3 (6.38%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (6.38%) EMC VNX
3 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) DataPower
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Linux
3 19 (40.43%) Windows Server
4 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Solaris
6 2 (4.26%) AIX
6 2 (4.26%) SUSE
6 2 (4.26%) Unix
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (21.28%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (19.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.02%) Migration
5 7 (14.89%) DevOps
5 7 (14.89%) ITIL
6 5 (10.64%) Change Control
6 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.64%) Microservices
6 5 (10.64%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (10.64%) Static Code Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) Coaching
7 4 (8.51%) Decision-Making
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.51%) PLM
7 4 (8.51%) Proactive Management
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Bash Shell
1 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.89%) Perl
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) Python
4 4 (8.51%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) MCSE
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) CCA
2 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) MCITP
2 2 (4.26%) MCP
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
2 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.89%) Docker
4 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.64%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (10.64%) vSphere
6 4 (8.51%) Firmware
6 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (8.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (8.51%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (6.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (6.38%) NFS
7 3 (6.38%) SRDF
7 3 (6.38%) Xen
8 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.26%) XenApp
8 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.26%) XenServer
9 1 (2.13%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Clustering
2 12 (25.53%) SCCM
3 6 (12.77%) Puppet
4 5 (10.64%) Ansible
4 5 (10.64%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (10.64%) Terraform
4 5 (10.64%) vCenter Server
4 5 (10.64%) WSUS
5 3 (6.38%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (4.26%) HP SIM
6 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
6 2 (4.26%) OpenView
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (4.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) VMware
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.02%) EMC
4 7 (14.89%) Oracle
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco
5 5 (10.64%) NetApp
6 4 (8.51%) Dell
6 4 (8.51%) HP
6 4 (8.51%) IBM
6 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.38%) Brocade
7 3 (6.38%) Google
7 3 (6.38%) MuleSoft
8 2 (4.26%) Citrix
8 2 (4.26%) F5
8 2 (4.26%) McAfee
8 2 (4.26%) Perforce
8 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.26%) Splunk
9 1 (2.13%) Veritas