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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 17 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.80% 1.35% 5.31%
As % of the Vendors category 11.54% 4.35% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£625 £450 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £31.25 £24.05
% change year-on-year
-10.40% +29.96%
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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
26 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 32.91% 31.08% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 13
Average daily rate £425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (60.00%) Lombardi
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) EAI
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) CLIST
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Documentum
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CICS
3 1 (20.00%) REXX
3 1 (20.00%) zOS
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Documentum
1 1 (20.00%) CICS
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (20.00%) AquaLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Lombardi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Process Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) ISPF
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) EAI
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) BPMN
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) COBOL
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) REXX
1 1 (20.00%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Pega