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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 82 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.34% 1.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.47% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
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£370 £380 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £336 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +43.43%
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
407 273 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.66% 23.19% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 153 166
Average daily rate £350 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 42
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.69 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Wigan - - - - 1
Clustering
North West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) SCSM
5 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) Avaya
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) SCOM
5 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) IPsec
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) DTS
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Database Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HornetQ
1 1 (10.00%) GWT
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) EJB
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) JPA
1 1 (10.00%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) SCSM
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
2 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (30.00%) Avaya
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) JBoss
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