The first table below looks at the demand for Gentran skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gentran over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Sterling Gentran
Rank - - 59
Contract jobs citing Gentran 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £280
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
125 148 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.01% 19.20% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 63
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £189 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 4
Average hourly rate £25.77 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £23.50 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Gentran
North West

Gentran
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Gentran across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Gentran Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Gentran
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Gentran across the Cheshire region.

Gentran Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Gentran
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Gentran also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Gentran.

1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) DMZ
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) GIS
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
1 6 (100.00%) ISPF
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking

Gentran
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Gentran also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Gentran. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) DMZ
2 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) GIS
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle