Period
to 18 September 2019

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 6 months to 18 September 2019 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
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 151 129
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22 +6
Contract jobs citing Clustering 12 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.43% 0.31% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 1.06% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 11
Manchester median daily rate £363 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £360 £256
90th Percentile £413 £565 £425
North West median daily rate £363 £400 £513
% change year-on-year -9.38% -21.95% +28.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Clustering is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 795 945 835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 28.37% 29.54% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 535 498
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £185 £215 £179
90th Percentile £600 £554 £586
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 39 38
Manchester median hourly rate £16.00 £23.15 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.89% +21.84% +31.03%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.64 £11.35
90th Percentile £24.53 £32.50 £43.33
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £23.15 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.45% +15.75% +28.78%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 9 (75.00%) High Availability
2 7 (58.33%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Azure
4 5 (41.67%) Replication
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (33.33%) Multicast
5 4 (33.33%) HSRP
5 4 (33.33%) FortiGate
5 4 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) BGP
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) LDAP
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) NetApp

Clustering
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Azure
2 2 (16.67%) AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) BGP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) HSRP
1 4 (33.33%) Multicast
1 4 (33.33%) VoIP
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
1 4 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Riak
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) GitLab
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 3 (25.00%) Production DBA
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Support
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) High Availability
2 4 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
5 1 (8.33%) People Management
5 1 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) R
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (33.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam