Period
to 2 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Clustering over the 6 months to 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Microsoft Windows Clustering
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 182 199
Rank change year-on-year +80 +17 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 6 5 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.33% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.91% 0.89% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +23.46%
10th Percentile £273 £400 £333
90th Percentile £446 £430 £448
England median daily rate £450 £450 £368
% change year-on-year - +22.45% -10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £61.00 £50.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +22.00% +61.29% +91.71%

Microsoft Clustering is in the Systems Management 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 systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 314 564 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.49% 12.87% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 390 434
Median daily rate £500 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.26% +1.79%
10th Percentile £310 £258 £295
90th Percentile £683 £576 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.68 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.16% +4.50% +39.63%
10th Percentile £18.10 £11.25 £12.45
90th Percentile £26.37 £35.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate £24.10 £19.50 £19.20
% change year-on-year +23.58% +1.56% +8.87%

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in Yorkshire

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in Yorkshire

Microsoft Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Clustering in Yorkshire

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft 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 Microsoft Clustering within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 2 July 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 +64 4 £425 -
South Yorkshire +40 2 - -
Microsoft Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Clustering.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Transition Management
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) vRealize
4 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
4 3 (50.00%) Tech Ops
4 3 (50.00%) Project Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016

Microsoft 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) High Availability
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Tech Ops
2 3 (50.00%) Transition Management
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Isilon
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos