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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 48 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.69% 4.05% 6.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 7.32% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
Average daily rate £256 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £325 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
156 123 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.11% 55.41% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 57 67
Average daily rate £275 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.50 £79.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Preston - - - - 2
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (28.57%) Fujitsu
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) JCL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CICS
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) REXX
4 1 (14.29%) PL/1
4 1 (14.29%) MVS
4 1 (14.29%) RACF
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) SAS
4 1 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) IMS/DB

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (14.29%) CICS
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) IMS/DB
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) MVS
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JCL
2 1 (14.29%) REXX
2 1 (14.29%) PL/1
2 1 (14.29%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Fujitsu
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Intel
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
Preston, Lancashire
Experis IT
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Experis IT
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