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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 83 69 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.67% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 3.28% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£370 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £306 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £446 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
327 244 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.79% 20.42% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 141 138
Average daily rate £363 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 32
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.53 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.78 £20.34 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Rochdale - - - -
Clustering
North West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) SCCM
4 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (33.33%) IPsec
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) Avaya
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) CRM
6 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (33.33%) IIS
6 4 (33.33%) 3PAR
6 4 (33.33%) SCSM
6 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (33.33%) SCOM

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) MSDE
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
3 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) EJB
1 1 (8.33%) JMS
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) GWT
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) JPA
1 1 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (8.33%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) SCOM
2 4 (33.33%) SCSM
2 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) JBoss
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
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