The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Vendors 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.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 58 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.02% 3.66% 6.34%
As % of the Vendors category 4.72% 7.24% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 26
Average daily rate £420 £398 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £331 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.49 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.79% +24.95%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
360 373 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.86% 50.54% 54.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 168 184
Average daily rate £350 £363 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £232 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 11
Average hourly rate £31.50 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
IBM
North West

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -22 4 £525 - 1
Knutsford 0 1 - - 7
Macclesfield - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 20 (50.00%) Java
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (45.00%) UNIX
3 16 (40.00%) Middleware
4 15 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 13 (32.50%) Oracle
6 10 (25.00%) Banking
7 9 (22.50%) DB2
8 8 (20.00%) SQL
8 8 (20.00%) Windows
8 8 (20.00%) Linux
8 8 (20.00%) ITIL
8 8 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (20.00%) Tivoli
9 7 (17.50%) TIBCO
9 7 (17.50%) Mainframe
9 7 (17.50%) SAP
9 7 (17.50%) BladeLogic
10 6 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (15.00%) CSS
10 6 (15.00%) AIX
10 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (12.50%) SAP XI
11 5 (12.50%) Change Management
11 5 (12.50%) Rendezvous
11 5 (12.50%) SAP BW
11 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (12.50%) J2EE
11 5 (12.50%) Cisco

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.00%) NetWeaver
3 4 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (7.50%) Mule
5 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) CICS
6 1 (2.50%) CMS
6 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) LDAP
1 4 (10.00%) DNS
1 4 (10.00%) SSL
1 4 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) VLAN
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
2 2 (5.00%) WAN
2 2 (5.00%) DHCP
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) DB2
2 5 (12.50%) SAP BW
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.00%) JUnit
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.50%) NetBeans
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
4 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Designer
2 5 (12.50%) Middleware Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Storage Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Communications Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Software Asset Manager
5 2 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Middleware
2 8 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (15.00%) CSS
4 5 (12.50%) Rendezvous
4 5 (12.50%) SAP XI
4 5 (12.50%) J2EE
5 4 (10.00%) Spring
5 4 (10.00%) .NET
5 4 (10.00%) JSP
5 4 (10.00%) XSLT
5 4 (10.00%) JMS
6 3 (7.50%) WSDL
6 3 (7.50%) JAX-RPC
6 3 (7.50%) JDBC
6 3 (7.50%) SOAP
6 3 (7.50%) Web Services
6 3 (7.50%) XML
6 3 (7.50%) Apache Axis
6 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Mainframe
2 6 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (10.00%) Tandem
4 2 (5.00%) RIA
4 2 (5.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) iSeries
5 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.50%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.50%) GIS
5 1 (2.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) UNIX
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) AIX
4 4 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) HPUX
5 1 (2.50%) OS/400
5 1 (2.50%) i5/OS
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.50%) TDD
5 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security
5 3 (7.50%) Validation
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.50%) Kanban
7 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) Perl
5 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) XPath
7 1 (2.50%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) XAML
7 1 (2.50%) ABAP
7 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 7 (17.50%) BladeLogic
3 4 (10.00%) CA Wily
4 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) CA LISA
6 1 (2.50%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) SAP
2 7 (17.50%) TIBCO
3 5 (12.50%) Splunk
3 5 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Sun
4 4 (10.00%) NetApp
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Dell
5 3 (7.50%) Perforce
6 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) JBoss
6 2 (5.00%) EMC
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) BMC
7 1 (2.50%) CA
7 1 (2.50%) Brocade
7 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
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