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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 76 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Clustering 15 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.98% 0.49% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.70% 1.95% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.67% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +48.14%
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
405 307 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.45% 25.16% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 190 149
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 25
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 18 (69.23%) VMware
4 17 (65.38%) Citrix
5 16 (61.54%) Replication
5 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
6 15 (57.69%) IIS
7 14 (53.85%) UNIX
7 14 (53.85%) Migration
7 14 (53.85%) Terminal Services
7 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
7 14 (53.85%) NAS
8 13 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 13 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (50.00%) iSCSI
8 13 (50.00%) Celerra
8 13 (50.00%) SAN
8 13 (50.00%) VMware ESX
8 13 (50.00%) Solaris
8 13 (50.00%) EMC
9 11 (42.31%) Change Control
10 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
10 10 (38.46%) Oracle
11 8 (30.77%) VCP4
12 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (26.92%) Firewall
12 7 (26.92%) DMZ
13 6 (23.08%) Internet

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (57.69%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Liferay
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) NAS
2 13 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 13 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 13 (50.00%) SAN
3 7 (26.92%) DMZ
3 7 (26.92%) Firewall
4 6 (23.08%) Wireless
4 6 (23.08%) VPLS
4 6 (23.08%) WAN
4 6 (23.08%) Internet
4 6 (23.08%) MPLS
4 6 (23.08%) OSPF
4 6 (23.08%) BGP
4 6 (23.08%) EIGRP
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) DTS
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Architect
2 5 (19.23%) DBA
2 5 (19.23%) Server Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Server Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) ODBC
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Replication
2 13 (50.00%) Celerra
3 2 (7.69%) Life Science
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) UNIX
3 13 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Migration
2 11 (42.31%) Change Control
3 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
4 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Data Management
7 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) VCP4
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCTS
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 14 (53.85%) Terminal Services
3 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
4 13 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 13 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 6 (23.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (69.23%) VMware
3 17 (65.38%) Citrix
4 13 (50.00%) EMC
5 10 (38.46%) Oracle
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco
6 6 (23.08%) Nortel
6 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
6 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.54%) Avaya
8 1 (3.85%) NetApp
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) HP
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago