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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 19 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.44% 1.28% 9.26%
As % of the Vendors category 10.81% 3.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£575 £450 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +30.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.61% +12.06%
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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
37 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 41.11% 38.46% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 20
Average daily rate £400 £268 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.53% -17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Lombardi
2 3 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) CICS
2 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) REXX
3 2 (25.00%) zOS
3 2 (25.00%) COBOL
3 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (25.00%) EAI
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) ISPF
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (12.50%) JNDI
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) AquaLogic
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (37.50%) CICS
2 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (12.50%) Documentum
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (12.50%) AquaLogic
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) RIP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Lombardi
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Process Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ISPF
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JDBC
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) JNDI
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) EAI
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) BPMN
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) COBOL
1 2 (25.00%) REXX
2 1 (12.50%) JCL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Pega
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle