The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 75 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Clustering 11 3 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.31% 2.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.93% 1.14% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Average daily rate £335 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +3.84%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
280 263 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.79% 27.25% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 119 132
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.42 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% -22.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.95 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.39 £61.00 £45.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Clustering
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Clustering
North West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
3 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) UNIX
5 5 (31.25%) CRM
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) Avaya
5 5 (31.25%) Wireless
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) SCSM
5 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (31.25%) SCCM
5 5 (31.25%) SCOM
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
6 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 4 (25.00%) IPsec
6 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (25.00%) Replication
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 4 (25.00%) SAN
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
1 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (6.25%) Lync
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 5 (31.25%) Wireless
3 4 (25.00%) IPsec
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) SMTP
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) MSDE
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) DBA
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) CRM
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) BCP
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCSM
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (18.75%) Data Guard
4 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
4 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Avaya
3 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas
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