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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 95 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 13 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 1.61% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate £381 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.58 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% +3.64%
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
572 373 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.50% 26.30% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 221 190
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £201 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.09 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 14 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 8 (24.24%) Unix
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (18.18%) Replication
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) Solaris
4 6 (18.18%) IBM Domino
4 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 6 (18.18%) Middleware
4 6 (18.18%) High Availability
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (12.12%) QA
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
6 4 (12.12%) DNS
6 4 (12.12%) SAN
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (18.18%) IBM Domino
2 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (6.06%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) NetWeaver
4 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP SRM
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
1 4 (12.12%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) LDAP
3 2 (6.06%) SSL
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) DB2
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (6.06%) SAP BW
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.06%) Hudson
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) tSQLt
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Domino Support
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) DBA
3 4 (12.12%) Middleware Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) SAP Basis
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) JSP
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Replication
3 3 (9.09%) HACMP
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Unix
3 6 (18.18%) Solaris
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) AIX
5 3 (9.09%) Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) High Availability
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) ETL
4 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (6.06%) Security Hardening
6 1 (3.03%) ETL Development
6 1 (3.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Jython
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCSA
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.06%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) GPFS
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (6.06%) WSUS
4 1 (3.03%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (3.03%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) NetApp
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) Sun
4 2 (6.06%) Veritas
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.03%) PayPal
5 1 (3.03%) Red Gate
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
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