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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 48 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 63 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.14% 8.28% 8.71%
As % of the Vendors category 4.49% 16.76% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 49
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -29.68%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
379 376 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.67% 49.41% 55.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 132 248
Average daily rate £323 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £204 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £19.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +75.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £44.96 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Warrington -16 4 - - 1
Crewe - 3 - - 2
Chester -2 2 - -
Knutsford -2 1 £450 +150.00% 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £275 -
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Java
3 10 (28.57%) DB2
3 10 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (25.71%) UNIX
4 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
5 7 (20.00%) Migration
5 7 (20.00%) Banking
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (20.00%) SAP
5 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) Middleware
5 7 (20.00%) HP
6 6 (17.14%) Project Management
6 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.29%) BladeLogic
7 5 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
7 5 (14.29%) Change Management
7 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 5 (14.29%) TIBCO
7 5 (14.29%) Rendezvous
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) .NET
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle
7 5 (14.29%) Windows
7 5 (14.29%) JMS
7 5 (14.29%) Splunk
7 5 (14.29%) Big Data
7 5 (14.29%) Cyber-Ark

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (11.43%) CICS
4 3 (8.57%) NetWeaver
4 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) FTP
2 3 (8.57%) HTTP
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) VLAN
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) DB2
2 5 (14.29%) Big Data
3 4 (11.43%) SAP BW
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.71%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.86%) MySQL
6 1 (2.86%) BODI
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.86%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Middleware Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) UI Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Designer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Storage Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Communications Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (20.00%) Middleware
3 5 (14.29%) Rendezvous
3 5 (14.29%) JMS
3 5 (14.29%) .NET
4 4 (11.43%) J2EE
4 4 (11.43%) JDBC
4 4 (11.43%) JSP
4 4 (11.43%) JNDI
5 3 (8.57%) Web Services
5 3 (8.57%) SAP XI
5 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Basis
7 1 (2.86%) Spring
7 1 (2.86%) JPA
7 1 (2.86%) MapReduce
7 1 (2.86%) JAX-RS
7 1 (2.86%) XML
7 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
1 4 (11.43%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.57%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) iSeries
4 1 (2.86%) GIS
4 1 (2.86%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) UNIX
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) AIX
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) HPUX
5 1 (2.86%) OS/400
5 1 (2.86%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
1 7 (20.00%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
2 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (2.86%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) ABAP
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) BladeLogic
2 4 (11.43%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) SAP
1 7 (20.00%) HP
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 5 (14.29%) Splunk
2 5 (14.29%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (11.43%) Dell
3 4 (11.43%) NetApp
4 3 (8.57%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) Brocade
5 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.86%) Informatica
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
Crewe, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £420 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago