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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 15 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.28% - 6.73%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% - 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£484 - £346
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 - £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 - £364
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 £37.25 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.45% -
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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 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 42.62% 37.66% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 20
Average daily rate £425 £250 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £490 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 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 7 (58.33%) DB2
1 7 (58.33%) CICS
1 7 (58.33%) Mainframe
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) JDBC
3 5 (41.67%) JSP
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) JMS
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) JNDI
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) ISPF
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) ATM
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (58.33%) CICS
2 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) AquaLogic
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ATM
2 1 (8.33%) RIP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Lombardi
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) ATM Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) JDBC
2 5 (41.67%) JSP
2 5 (41.67%) JMS
2 5 (41.67%) JNDI
3 2 (16.67%) ISPF
4 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Mainframe
1 7 (58.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) zOS
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) EAI
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) COBOL
2 2 (16.67%) REXX
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) JCL
3 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) Pega