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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 94 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Clustering 10 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 1.03% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £389 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £403 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £19.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -48.00%
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
587 389 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.22% 25.80% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 222 194
Median daily rate £386 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 34
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.20 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 20 (62.50%) Unix
2 17 (53.13%) Red Hat
3 12 (37.50%) Apache
3 12 (37.50%) High Availability
4 11 (34.38%) DB2
5 9 (28.13%) Solaris
6 8 (25.00%) SAN
6 8 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
7 7 (21.88%) NetBackup
7 7 (21.88%) Service Management
7 7 (21.88%) ITIL
7 7 (21.88%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (18.75%) Veritas
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle
10 4 (12.50%) SQL
10 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 4 (12.50%) Ansible
11 3 (9.38%) GPFS
11 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
11 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
11 3 (9.38%) Law
11 3 (9.38%) Replication
11 3 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (9.38%) HACMP
11 3 (9.38%) AIX
11 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (9.38%) IBM
11 3 (9.38%) Sun

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 12 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) NetWeaver
4 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP SRM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) DB2
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Unix Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) DBA
3 4 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) SQL DBA
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Basis Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.25%) J2EE
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) JDBC
3 1 (3.13%) JMS
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) JSP
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.38%) HACMP
1 3 (9.38%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Unix
2 9 (28.13%) Solaris
3 3 (9.38%) AIX
3 3 (9.38%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Debian
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) High Availability
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) ETL
6 1 (3.13%) ETL Development
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.13%) Refactoring
6 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) MCSA
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (9.38%) GPFS
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas File System
4 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) NetBackup
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (12.50%) Ansible
3 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Pacemaker
4 1 (3.13%) vMotion
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Red Hat
2 6 (18.75%) Veritas
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 3 (9.38%) Sun
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) PayPal
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) VMware