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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 90 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 19 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 0.97% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.14% 3.27% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Median daily rate £375 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £485 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £48.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-47.15% +48.46%
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
606 489 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.86% 29.69% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 251 179
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £9.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 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 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 19 (55.88%) Unix
2 17 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 15 (44.12%) High Availability
4 14 (41.18%) Apache
5 11 (32.35%) DB2
6 7 (20.59%) SQL
6 7 (20.59%) Solaris
7 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) Finance
7 6 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.71%) Veritas
9 4 (11.76%) SAN
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL
9 4 (11.76%) Windows
9 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
9 4 (11.76%) Replication
9 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (11.76%) QA
9 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
10 3 (8.82%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (41.18%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.94%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP SRM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SAN
2 3 (8.82%) DHCP
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) LDAP
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) DB2
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.88%) SAP BW
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.94%) Hudson
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.94%) tSQLt
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Law
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Unix Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) DBA
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Middleware Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Middleware Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) SQL DBA
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Unix Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) AIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SAP Basis Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Solaris Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) JSP
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Replication
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) HACMP
4 1 (2.94%) Life Science
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Unix
2 7 (20.59%) Solaris
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) AIX
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) High Availability
2 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.82%) ETL
4 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (5.88%) Security Hardening
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.94%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (2.94%) ETL Development
6 1 (2.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.82%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) Perl
3 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) Jython
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) MCSA
1 2 (5.88%) MCSE
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.88%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (5.88%) GPFS
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
4 1 (2.94%) Ansible
4 1 (2.94%) Pacemaker
4 1 (2.94%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Veritas
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
4 2 (5.88%) EMC
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Sun
5 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) PayPal
5 1 (2.94%) RedGate
5 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.94%) VMware