The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 73 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs citing IBM 23 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.51% 2.41% 2.92%
As % of the Vendors category 3.31% 5.94% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 13
Average daily rate
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£420 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% +6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.29% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £32.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+14.61% +15.04%
IBM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
694 522 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.48% 40.53% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 277 206
Average daily rate £325 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 37
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 28 (43.75%) Finance
2 23 (35.94%) Mainframe
3 18 (28.13%) UNIX
4 17 (26.56%) IBM Mainframe
5 16 (25.00%) Banking
5 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (21.88%) Oracle
7 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
8 12 (18.75%) Migration
8 12 (18.75%) CA
9 11 (17.19%) SAS
9 11 (17.19%) VSAM
10 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
10 10 (15.63%) Base SAS
10 10 (15.63%) Data Extraction
10 10 (15.63%) CICS
10 10 (15.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 9 (14.06%) REXX
11 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
12 8 (12.50%) SOA
12 8 (12.50%) DB2
12 8 (12.50%) ITIL
13 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.94%) System Testing
13 7 (10.94%) Linux
13 7 (10.94%) EAI
13 7 (10.94%) zOS
13 7 (10.94%) Middleware
13 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
14 6 (9.38%) AIX

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (17.19%) SAS
2 10 (15.63%) CICS
3 5 (7.81%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.69%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (4.69%) JBoss
4 3 (4.69%) Apache
4 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.69%) Liferay
5 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.56%) Lync
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.56%) Maximo
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle TCA
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) SAN
2 3 (4.69%) LAN
2 3 (4.69%) WAN
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) WLAN
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Base SAS
1 10 (15.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 8 (12.50%) DB2
3 4 (6.25%) DataStage
4 3 (4.69%) Big Data
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.56%) Easytrieve
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Lombardi
2 2 (3.13%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (3.13%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.56%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.56%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.56%) Hudson
3 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (43.75%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Architect
3 8 (12.50%) SAS Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Designer
4 6 (9.38%) DBA
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Programmer
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Design Leader
6 3 (4.69%) Teradata DBA
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Programmer
6 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.13%) Relationships Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Middleware
2 6 (9.38%) J2EE
3 4 (6.25%) SOAP
3 4 (6.25%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) Spring
3 4 (6.25%) Java EE
3 4 (6.25%) JPA
3 4 (6.25%) WSDL
4 3 (4.69%) Apache Camel
4 3 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (4.69%) REST
4 3 (4.69%) Ehcache
4 3 (4.69%) JSF
4 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.69%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (4.69%) JSP
4 3 (4.69%) Servlets
5 2 (3.13%) JMS
5 2 (3.13%) ISPF
6 1 (1.56%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) Mainframe
2 17 (26.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (17.19%) VSAM
4 10 (15.63%) Data Extraction
5 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
6 5 (7.81%) BYOD
7 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
7 2 (3.13%) Replication
8 1 (1.56%) Clustering
8 1 (1.56%) Handset
8 1 (1.56%) iSeries
8 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) UNIX
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) zOS
3 6 (9.38%) AIX
4 5 (7.81%) Solaris
5 4 (6.25%) Windows
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
2 12 (18.75%) Migration
3 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
4 8 (12.50%) SOA
4 8 (12.50%) ITIL
5 7 (10.94%) EAI
5 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.94%) System Testing
6 5 (7.81%) SDLC
7 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (4.69%) Stress Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.69%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (4.69%) MVC
8 3 (4.69%) UML
8 3 (4.69%) ETL
9 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.13%) ERP
9 2 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) REXX
2 6 (9.38%) COBOL
3 5 (7.81%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) SQL
4 4 (6.25%) Assembly Language
5 3 (4.69%) JCL
6 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) ISEB
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) MCSE
2 2 (3.13%) CCNA
2 2 (3.13%) MCITP
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) CCENT
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) MCP
3 1 (1.56%) MCSA
3 1 (1.56%) CCNP
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) RACF
2 3 (4.69%) Squid
2 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.56%) XenApp
4 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
4 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle
3 12 (18.75%) CA
4 4 (6.25%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) Pega
5 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 3 (4.69%) Teradata
5 3 (4.69%) SAP
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.13%) NetApp
6 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.13%) Lotus
6 2 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.56%) Endeca
7 1 (1.56%) Veeam
7 1 (1.56%) Eloqua
7 1 (1.56%) Green Hat
7 1 (1.56%) McAfee
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