The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
North West / Manchester
Rank 79 90 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 16 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.17% 0.91% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.08% 2.85% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Median daily rate £388 £350 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +62.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £199 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +69.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
392 597 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.78% 32.03% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 307 225
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.72 £29.40 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Manchester region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Stockport - 2 £438 - 4
Clustering
North West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 10 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 7 (26.92%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) Middleware
4 6 (23.08%) WebLogic
4 6 (23.08%) SSL
4 6 (23.08%) Banking
5 5 (19.23%) High Availability
5 5 (19.23%) AIX
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) JBoss
5 5 (19.23%) Finance
5 5 (19.23%) Legal
6 4 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (15.38%) HACMP
6 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 4 (15.38%) SAP
6 4 (15.38%) DB2
6 4 (15.38%) J2EE
6 4 (15.38%) SAP BW
6 4 (15.38%) NetWeaver
6 4 (15.38%) PowerHA
6 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 4 (15.38%) GPFS
6 4 (15.38%) SAP Basis
6 4 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (38.46%) WebSphere
1 10 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 5 (19.23%) JBoss
4 4 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (15.38%) NetWeaver
5 3 (11.54%) Apache
6 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SSL
2 3 (11.54%) HTTP
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) DB2
1 4 (15.38%) SAP BW
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.54%) Gradle
2 3 (11.54%) Hudson
3 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (23.08%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) Middleware Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Basis Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Server Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Middleware
2 4 (15.38%) J2EE
2 4 (15.38%) SAP Basis
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) JDBC
3 3 (11.54%) JMS
3 3 (11.54%) SAP TM
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) HACMP
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Life Science
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) AIX
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) High Availability
3 4 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) ETL Development
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
6 1 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.85%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.54%) Groovy
3 3 (11.54%) Jython
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) GPFS
1 4 (15.38%) PowerHA
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Veritas
3 1 (3.85%) VMware