Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 154 155
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1 -
Contract jobs citing GPFS 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.068% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 1.57% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 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 331 381 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.33% 11.30% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 227 201
Manchester median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +12.31% +1.56%
10th Percentile £135 £140 £147
90th Percentile £543 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £395 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +5.33% +10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 38
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -1.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.69 £10.40 £10.93
90th Percentile £35.00 £20.73 £19.28
North West median hourly rate £16.43 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.53% - -

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GPFS 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 GPFS.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) HACMP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering

GPFS
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Support
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas