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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
North West / Manchester
Rank 83 84 82
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 7 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 1.23% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 3.81% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 6
Median daily rate £365 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% -3.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.60% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -32.43% -6.32%  

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 423 577 473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 32.36% 32.16% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 332 237
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 15
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +29.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Clustering
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

Clustering
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

Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Manchester

Clustering
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 March 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
Salford - 1 - -
Clustering
North West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 11 (44.00%) Migration
2 9 (36.00%) AIX
3 8 (32.00%) HACMP
3 8 (32.00%) PowerHA
3 8 (32.00%) GPFS
4 7 (28.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (20.00%) High Availability
7 4 (16.00%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (16.00%) SAP
7 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (16.00%) SSL
7 4 (16.00%) DB2
7 4 (16.00%) SAP Basis
7 4 (16.00%) Legal
7 4 (16.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (16.00%) SAP BW
7 4 (16.00%) NetWeaver
8 3 (12.00%) Workflow
8 3 (12.00%) Replication
8 3 (12.00%) Ruby
8 3 (12.00%) Windows
8 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.00%) JMS
8 3 (12.00%) JDBC
8 3 (12.00%) WebLogic

Clustering
Top Related 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 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (16.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (16.00%) NetWeaver
3 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.00%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SSL
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) DB2
1 4 (16.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Gradle
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Basis Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Server Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) SAP Basis
2 3 (12.00%) J2EE
2 3 (12.00%) JDBC
2 3 (12.00%) JMS
2 3 (12.00%) SAP TM
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) LAMP
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) HACMP
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) AIX
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) ETL Development
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.00%) Groovy
3 3 (12.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Jython
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) GPFS
1 8 (32.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas
3 1 (4.00%) VMware