Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 October 2018 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 133 151
Contract jobs citing GPFS 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.070% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category - 0.64% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median daily rate - £385 -
North West median daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 483 311 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.41% 10.87% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 180 248
Manchester median daily rate £384 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £127 £115 £163
90th Percentile £638 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 35
Manchester median hourly rate £14.39 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.15% +19.23% -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.94 £10.80 £9.65
90th Percentile £25.63 £32.30 £20.73
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £14.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year +8.44% +4.46% -2.41%

GPFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for GPFS in Manchester

GPFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GPFS in Manchester