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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 87 80 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Clustering 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.32% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 1.07% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£319 £350 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -6.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £38.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +55.00%
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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
395 374 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.78% 30.31% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 191 145
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +10.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.75 £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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
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 3 July 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) Migration
3 12 (60.00%) Citrix
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 9 (45.00%) NAS
5 9 (45.00%) XenApp
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) Terminal Services
5 9 (45.00%) Firewall
6 8 (40.00%) DMZ
6 8 (40.00%) SAN
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) UNIX
6 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (40.00%) Replication
7 7 (35.00%) VPLS
7 7 (35.00%) VMware ESX
7 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (35.00%) Celerra
7 7 (35.00%) iSCSI
7 7 (35.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (35.00%) SolarWinds
7 7 (35.00%) Fibre Channel

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (35.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
1 9 (45.00%) NAS
2 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 8 (40.00%) DMZ
3 7 (35.00%) Internet
3 7 (35.00%) MPLS
3 7 (35.00%) OSPF
3 7 (35.00%) BGP
3 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (35.00%) Wireless
3 7 (35.00%) VPLS
3 7 (35.00%) iSCSI
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Legal
3 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.00%) Law
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.00%) Electronics
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (40.00%) Replication
3 7 (35.00%) Celerra
3 7 (35.00%) EMC VNX
4 2 (10.00%) DTV
4 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) UNIX
3 7 (35.00%) Solaris
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity
2 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) Change Control
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) ETL
7 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (5.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VBScript
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) Terminal Services
2 9 (45.00%) XenApp
3 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (35.00%) VMware ESX
4 7 (35.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Citrix
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 7 (35.00%) EMC
5 7 (35.00%) Nortel
5 7 (35.00%) SolarWinds
5 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (15.00%) Avaya
7 2 (10.00%) NetApp
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) SAP
8 1 (5.00%) IBM
8 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (5.00%) Brocade
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