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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 9 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.38% 0.98% 5.08%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 3.85% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £424 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.76% -0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.44 £31.53
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
IBM
Cheshire

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
17 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 40.48% 25.49% 38.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 9
Median daily rate £400 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £246 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 15 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) DB2 Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle