Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 129 125
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing Clustering 15 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 0.76% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 2.33% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 16
Manchester median daily rate £316 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.94% +12.28% +1.79%
10th Percentile £239 £363 £231
90th Percentile £425 £464 £456
North West median daily rate £535 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +33.75% +14.29% +14.75%
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 889 1160 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.28% 32.50% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 751 571
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £175 £256 £214
90th Percentile £600 £538 £518
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 39
Manchester median hourly rate £19.25 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.76% +7.41% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.82 £11.30 £11.20
90th Percentile £41.00 £29.81 £38.01
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £17.34
% change year-on-year +19.40% -3.40% +15.60%

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 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 - -
Stockport +4 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £313 -
Bolton - 1 - -
Clustering
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) ERP
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (20.00%) Legal
4 3 (20.00%) Replication
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Basis
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (20.00%) SAP SRM
4 3 (20.00%) SAP ERP
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 3 (20.00%) NetWeaver
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) DB2
4 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) AIX

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP ERP
1 3 (20.00%) SAP SRM
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) SMS
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) DB2
2 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) DTS
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DBA
2 6 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (26.67%) Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning DBA
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Basis Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) ICT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.67%) ICT Manager
6 1 (6.67%) ICT Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) AIX
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) HPUX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ERP
1 4 (26.67%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (13.33%) Data Encryption
3 2 (13.33%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (13.33%) Database Security
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) PLM
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) GPFS
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas