The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 8 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.70% 3.13% 10.29%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 10.34% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £338 £379 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% -18.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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

Vendors Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 18.52% 30.21% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 15
Median daily rate £338 £390 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% +25.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for IBM.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Kony
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Prime Brokerage
2 1 (50.00%) Thales
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Dojo
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) JPA
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Struts2
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) AOP
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) BPEL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) SOLID
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Kony
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) Thales
2 1 (50.00%) Yahoo!