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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for GPFS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GPFS over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 88 66 -
Rank change year-on-year -22 - -
Contract jobs citing GPFS 1 3 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.073% 0.32% -
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £375 -
Median % change year-on-year +32.00% - -
England median daily rate £495 £400 -
% change year-on-year +23.75% - -

GPFS is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 228 178 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.64% 18.82% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 118 68
10th Percentile £126 £100 £181
25th Percentile £163 £140 £267
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £256 £308 £386
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% -20.39% -3.44%
75th Percentile £440 £419 £450
90th Percentile £516 £524 £511
England median daily rate £525 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +5.53% +4.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 23
10th Percentile £9.17 £9.00 £9.10
25th Percentile £13.28 £9.52 £10.83
Median hourly rate £17.38 £12.00 £13.00
Median % change year-on-year +44.79% -7.69% -3.70%
75th Percentile £22.75 £15.00 £17.50
90th Percentile £23.58 £15.88 £20.65
England median hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -6.63% +21.21% +1.54%

GPFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing GPFS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for GPFS in the East Midlands

GPFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GPFS in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for GPFS in the East Midlands

GPFS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GPFS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Northamptonshire - 1 £495 -
GPFS
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing GPFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for GPFS.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) Bash
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (100.00%) InfiniBand
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Grafana
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Lustre
1 1 (100.00%) Social Skills

GPFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) InfiniBand
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Grafana
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack