The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 93 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% - 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
425 373 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.28% 30.30% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 199 165
Average daily rate £330 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.31 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.27 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.80 £18.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Grid Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grid Computing across the Manchester region.

Grid Computing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grid Computing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Grid Computing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Grid Computing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Grid Computing 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 Grid Computing.

1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (66.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Grid Computing 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 Grid Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (66.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft