The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 Lancashire 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 45 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.31% 0.37% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 2.82% 0.81% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £454
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £532
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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 124 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.51% 45.59% 49.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 50 111
Average daily rate £333 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £227 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 12
Average hourly rate £20.56 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.50 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
IBM
North West

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Lancashire region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Accrington - - - -
Lytham St Annes - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Cognos
2 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (45.45%) Business Objects
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) DSDM
2 5 (45.45%) ERP
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
5 2 (18.18%) Intel
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) CICS
5 2 (18.18%) PL/1
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) DB2
5 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) IMS/DB
6 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
6 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (18.18%) CICS
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (27.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (18.18%) IMS/DB
2 2 (18.18%) DB2
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (27.27%) TM1 Developer
3 3 (27.27%) TM1 Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) DSDM
1 5 (45.45%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Business Objects
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
1 5 (45.45%) Cognos
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Intel
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) MobileIron
3 1 (9.09%) ScanSafe
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) HP
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