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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 57 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 3.02% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 8.22% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 4
Median daily rate £425 £425 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £495 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £34.50 £26.26
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +31.36%
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
296 365 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.38% 36.72% 51.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 233 172
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £233 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -2 2 £428 +7.54% 1
Chester 0 1 - - 2
Runcorn - 1 - -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) AIX
4 8 (30.77%) Linux
4 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
5 7 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) Mainframe
6 6 (23.08%) Middleware
6 6 (23.08%) Migration
7 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) Spring
7 5 (19.23%) JIRA
7 5 (19.23%) Selenium
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (19.23%) J2EE
7 5 (19.23%) JDBC
7 5 (19.23%) JUnit
7 5 (19.23%) XML
7 5 (19.23%) Unix
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
7 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
8 4 (15.38%) Open Source
8 4 (15.38%) POJO

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
1 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) JBoss
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DHCP
1 4 (15.38%) SSL
2 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) LDAP
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) DB2
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Informix
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
1 5 (19.23%) JUnit
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Introscope
3 1 (3.85%) Mockito
3 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Administrator
1 4 (15.38%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) AIX Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (3.85%) SOA Developer
4 1 (3.85%) SOA Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) TM1 Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Middleware
2 5 (19.23%) J2EE
2 5 (19.23%) JDBC
2 5 (19.23%) Spring
2 5 (19.23%) XML
3 4 (15.38%) Apache Camel
3 4 (15.38%) JAXB
3 4 (15.38%) JAX-WS
3 4 (15.38%) POJO
3 4 (15.38%) SOAP
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
3 4 (15.38%) WSDL
3 4 (15.38%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) PowerMock
4 1 (3.85%) Servlets
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mainframe
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) IBM XIV
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) AIX
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) HPUX
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (19.23%) TDD
2 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
3 4 (15.38%) AOP
3 4 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
3 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Kanban
3 4 (15.38%) Open Source
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Content Management
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.54%) Jython
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) BladeLogic
1 3 (11.54%) CA Wily
1 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.85%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (3.85%) TADDM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) CA
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
2 4 (15.38%) EMC
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Dell
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Brocade
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Fujitsu
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) Compuware
5 1 (3.85%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (3.85%) Perforce
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Sun
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