Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 194 189
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5 +34
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.20% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.83% 1.46% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £312
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +20.10% -16.73%
England median daily rate £430 £350 £410
% change year-on-year +22.86% -14.63% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £31.00 £16.17
% change year-on-year - +91.71% -42.25%

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 604 686 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.78% 13.79% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 457 279
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £263 £306 £193
90th Percentile £588 £575 £543
England median daily rate £500 £493 £475
% change year-on-year +1.52% +3.68% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £17.52 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.67% +49.11% -41.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.76 £9.25
90th Percentile £29.76 £52.95 £27.30
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.89% +8.57% -22.22%

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in Yorkshire

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in Yorkshire

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Clustering in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in Yorkshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Clustering within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
South Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
West Yorkshire +25 1 £425 +13.33% 3
Microsoft Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 4 (80.00%) Task Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) Prototyping
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Swagger
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) Blog
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) GitHub
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Publishing
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) Data Management

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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (80.00%) Publishing
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
1 4 (80.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Blog
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Data Management
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Prototyping
2 4 (80.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Netcool
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec