The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 11 July 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 North West 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank - 126 -
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.039% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
707 574 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.97% 22.53% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 269 289
Average daily rate £388 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £184 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 35 66
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% -13.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.91 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £34.25 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
Grid Computing
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Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Grid Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Grid Computing Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Grid Computing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft