The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 24 October 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tandem
Rank 16 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Tandem 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.61% 1.44% 4.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 4.65% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.31 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.74%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 27.42% 30.94% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 13
Average daily rate £325 £361 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tandem across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Tandem across the Knutsford region.

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Tandem 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 Tandem.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Foglight
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Tandem 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 Tandem. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Foglight
1 1 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (100.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Tumbleweed