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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 13 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.69% 6.08% 10.94%
As % of the Vendors category 15.79% 22.50% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £470 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +37.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -35.48%
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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
19 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 29.69% 27.03% 57.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 29
Average daily rate £438 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) JNDI
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Tumbleweed
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) AS400

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (33.33%) JNDI
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
1 1 (33.33%) Foglight
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (33.33%) Tumbleweed
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO