The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 56 46 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Contract jobs citing IBM 22 24 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.01% 2.92% 7.26%
As % of the Vendors category 6.11% 6.63% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 18
Average daily rate
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£438 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £388 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.03 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +77.21%
IBM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
360 362 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.94% 44.09% 47.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 163 165
Average daily rate £400 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £214 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 32
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Cheshire region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 4 £450 -
Chester -8 3 £500 +53.84% 1
Warrington -9 3 - - 1
Knutsford -6 2 £625 +38.88%
Runcorn +4 1 - -
Northwich - 1 - -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing IBM 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 IBM.

1 19 (41.30%) SQL
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 18 (39.13%) Oracle
2 18 (39.13%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) System Integration Testing
4 15 (32.61%) WebSphere
4 15 (32.61%) Integration Testing
5 14 (30.43%) J2EE
5 14 (30.43%) Web Services
5 14 (30.43%) XML
6 13 (28.26%) SOAP
6 13 (28.26%) Spring
6 13 (28.26%) SDLC
7 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 12 (26.09%) WSDL
7 12 (26.09%) HP
8 11 (23.91%) Windows
9 10 (21.74%) HTML
10 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.39%) JUnit
11 8 (17.39%) CSS
11 8 (17.39%) JDBC
11 8 (17.39%) Servlets
11 8 (17.39%) XSLT
11 8 (17.39%) HTTP
11 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
11 8 (17.39%) Degree
11 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
12 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
12 7 (15.22%) XPath

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing IBM 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 IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (32.61%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (10.87%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Documentum
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (2.17%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) HTTP
2 5 (10.87%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) Internet
3 3 (6.52%) SMTP
3 3 (6.52%) FTP
4 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
1 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.87%) DB2
3 5 (10.87%) Informix
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) JUnit
2 5 (10.87%) Selenium
2 5 (10.87%) Mockito
2 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 4 (8.70%) JIRA
4 3 (6.52%) Cactus
4 3 (6.52%) Lombardi
4 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.17%) Introscope
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.70%) AWS Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Environment Manager
7 2 (4.35%) SAN Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) J2EE
1 14 (30.43%) Web Services
1 14 (30.43%) XML
2 13 (28.26%) SOAP
2 13 (28.26%) Spring
3 12 (26.09%) WSDL
4 10 (21.74%) HTML
5 8 (17.39%) Servlets
5 8 (17.39%) CSS
5 8 (17.39%) JDBC
5 8 (17.39%) XSLT
6 7 (15.22%) JAX-WS
7 5 (10.87%) RESTful
7 5 (10.87%) JAX-RPC
7 5 (10.87%) JSON
7 5 (10.87%) XSL
7 5 (10.87%) PowerMock
7 5 (10.87%) JAX-RS
8 4 (8.70%) Flash
8 4 (8.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.35%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) iSeries
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) UNIX
4 4 (8.70%) AIX
4 4 (8.70%) Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.52%) Solaris
6 2 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) System Integration Testing
2 15 (32.61%) Integration Testing
3 13 (28.26%) SDLC
4 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.87%) SOA
6 5 (10.87%) Migration
6 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.87%) TDD
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.70%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.52%) Web Design
8 3 (6.52%) OOP
8 3 (6.52%) OO
8 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) Java
3 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
4 7 (15.22%) XPath
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VMware ESX
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) GPFS
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) SRDF
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Oracle
2 12 (26.09%) HP
3 7 (15.22%) SAP
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
4 6 (13.04%) NetApp
4 6 (13.04%) VMware
5 5 (10.87%) Brocade
6 4 (8.70%) Perforce
7 3 (6.52%) webMethods
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.35%) Sybase
8 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.17%) Dell
9 1 (2.17%) EMC
9 1 (2.17%) Compuware
9 1 (2.17%) BT
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas
9 1 (2.17%) Pega
9 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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