The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Clustering
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 93 87
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 8 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.57% 0.57% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.04% 1.73% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Median daily rate £388 £389 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.25% +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £379 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £398 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +38.46%  

Clustering is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 392 577 384
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 28.08% 32.65% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 317 219
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 15
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +5.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £36.90 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Clustering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Clustering in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 - -
Salford - 1 - -
Clustering
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (26.67%) HACMP
3 4 (26.67%) JBoss
3 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (26.67%) AIX
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Hudson
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
3 4 (26.67%) PowerHA
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (26.67%) GPFS
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Middleware
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Replication
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (13.33%) iSCSI

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Co-occurring 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 4 (26.67%) JBoss
1 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (26.67%) Hudson
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.67%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) HACMP
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) Life Science
4 1 (6.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) CentOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) High Availability
2 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) PLM
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) GPFS
1 4 (26.67%) PowerHA
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.67%) SAP