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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 94 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Clustering 13 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.70% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 1.62% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £389 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £27.13
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -12.44%
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
626 432 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.64% 26.58% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 243 201
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.80 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.80 £30.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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
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 24 July 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 21 (67.74%) Unix
2 16 (51.61%) Red Hat
3 11 (35.48%) Apache
3 11 (35.48%) High Availability
4 10 (32.26%) Solaris
5 9 (29.03%) DB2
5 9 (29.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (25.81%) Service Management
6 8 (25.81%) NetBackup
6 8 (25.81%) SAN
6 8 (25.81%) ITIL
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle ZFS
7 7 (22.58%) Veritas
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
8 6 (19.35%) Oracle
9 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
9 5 (16.13%) Ansible
10 3 (9.68%) Law
10 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
10 3 (9.68%) GPFS
10 3 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (9.68%) HACMP
10 3 (9.68%) Sun
10 3 (9.68%) SQL
10 3 (9.68%) AIX
10 3 (9.68%) IBM
10 3 (9.68%) Linux
10 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
11 2 (6.45%) ERP

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 11 (35.48%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Law
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Unix Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Administrator
3 6 (19.35%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) RedPrairie Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) JDBC
3 1 (3.23%) JMS
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.68%) HACMP
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Unix
2 10 (32.26%) Solaris
3 3 (9.68%) AIX
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Debian
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) High Availability
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Service Management
3 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.45%) ERP
4 2 (6.45%) Logistics
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) Refactoring
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) MCSA
1 1 (3.23%) MCSE
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (9.68%) GPFS
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas File System
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) NetBackup
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (16.13%) Ansible
3 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Pacemaker
4 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Red Hat
2 7 (22.58%) Veritas
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) IBM
4 3 (9.68%) Sun
5 2 (6.45%) JDA
5 2 (6.45%) RedPrairie
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) PayPal
6 1 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow