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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 80 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Clustering 11 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.77% 0.43% 1.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.52% 1.66% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
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£350 £150 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £150 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +43.43%
Clustering
North West

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
436 302 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.68% 26.19% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 159 153
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 33
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £21.90 £31.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - - - - 1
Clustering
North West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) IIS
4 6 (46.15%) Replication
5 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
5 5 (38.46%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) Celerra
5 5 (38.46%) iSCSI
5 5 (38.46%) EMC
5 5 (38.46%) UNIX
5 5 (38.46%) Solaris
5 5 (38.46%) SAN
5 5 (38.46%) Terminal Services
5 5 (38.46%) NAS
5 5 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (38.46%) Change Control
5 5 (38.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) SCCM
7 3 (23.08%) Retail
8 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Linux

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) iSCSI
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
1 5 (38.46%) NAS
1 5 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DTS
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Gerrit
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Support
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Database Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) JMS
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) EJB
1 1 (7.69%) GWT
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) JPA
1 1 (7.69%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (7.69%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Replication
2 5 (38.46%) Celerra
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
1 5 (38.46%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
3 5 (38.46%) Terminal Services
3 5 (38.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
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