The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Knutsford region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 14 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.41% 5.31% 9.68%
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% 18.18% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £180 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -48.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £24.05 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+29.96% -24.85%
Vendors Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 29.58% 29.20% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 31
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £180 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £395
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 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 13 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Wincor Nixdorf