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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 41 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM 67 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.67% 2.31% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 8.49% 5.20% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 7
Median daily rate £400 £470 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +44.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £388 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £613 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +27.27%
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
789 673 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.26% 44.33% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 330 265
Median daily rate £378 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 12 £391 - 3
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for IBM.

1 42 (37.17%) Linux
2 38 (33.63%) Oracle
3 33 (29.20%) Java
4 30 (26.55%) Unix
5 25 (22.12%) Middleware
5 25 (22.12%) Finance
6 23 (20.35%) WebSphere
7 21 (18.58%) Migration
7 21 (18.58%) XML
8 20 (17.70%) DB2
8 20 (17.70%) Mainframe
9 19 (16.81%) Windows
10 18 (15.93%) SQL
11 17 (15.04%) AIX
11 17 (15.04%) SOAP
11 17 (15.04%) HP
12 16 (14.16%) Apache
12 16 (14.16%) Banking
13 15 (13.27%) SOA
14 14 (12.39%) JBoss
14 14 (12.39%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (12.39%) JSON
15 13 (11.50%) HTTP
16 12 (10.62%) JavaScript
16 12 (10.62%) TCP/IP
16 12 (10.62%) Shell Script
16 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (10.62%) Spring
17 11 (9.73%) WebSphere MQ
17 11 (9.73%) Web Services

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (20.35%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.16%) Apache
3 14 (12.39%) JBoss
3 14 (12.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (9.73%) Tomcat
5 9 (7.96%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.54%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.65%) CICS
8 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.88%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.88%) Liferay
9 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.88%) SAS
9 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Office
2 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) BASE24
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.88%) Maximo
3 1 (0.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.65%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.50%) HTTP
2 12 (10.62%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.73%) DNS
4 7 (6.19%) SMTP
4 7 (6.19%) SSL
5 6 (5.31%) SAN
5 6 (5.31%) SNMP
6 5 (4.42%) ATM
6 5 (4.42%) DHCP
6 5 (4.42%) LAN
6 5 (4.42%) WAN
7 4 (3.54%) FTP
7 4 (3.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (3.54%) tcpdump
7 4 (3.54%) WinSCP
7 4 (3.54%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.65%) Firewall
8 3 (2.65%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.70%) DB2
2 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.96%) MySQL
3 9 (7.96%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.08%) Hadoop
5 7 (6.19%) DataStage
5 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.54%) MS Access
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Subversion
2 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.42%) Ant
3 5 (4.42%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.54%) Gradle
4 4 (3.54%) HP UFT
4 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.54%) JIRA
4 4 (3.54%) LoadRunner
4 4 (3.54%) Maven
4 4 (3.54%) Toad
5 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.65%) Selenium
6 2 (1.77%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.77%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.88%) CA Gen
7 1 (0.88%) Introscope
General
1 25 (22.12%) Finance
2 16 (14.16%) Banking
3 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.42%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.54%) Electronics
6 2 (1.77%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (23.89%) Developer
2 25 (22.12%) Analyst
3 14 (12.39%) Consultant
4 11 (9.73%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) Administrator
7 7 (6.19%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) Tester
8 6 (5.31%) Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.42%) DataStage Consultant
9 5 (4.42%) ETL Consultant
9 5 (4.42%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.42%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Technical Tester
10 4 (3.54%) Mainframe Architect
10 4 (3.54%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.54%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.12%) Middleware
2 21 (18.58%) XML
3 17 (15.04%) SOAP
4 14 (12.39%) JSON
5 12 (10.62%) Spring
6 11 (9.73%) Web Services
6 11 (9.73%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (8.85%) Apache Camel
8 9 (7.96%) ActiveMQ
8 9 (7.96%) IBM Integration Bus
8 9 (7.96%) J2EE
8 9 (7.96%) JDBC
8 9 (7.96%) REST
9 7 (6.19%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.31%) RESTful
11 5 (4.42%) CSS
11 5 (4.42%) CSS3
11 5 (4.42%) HTML
12 4 (3.54%) .NET
12 4 (3.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Mainframe
2 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.85%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.85%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.31%) Data Extraction
3 6 (5.31%) Tandem
4 5 (4.42%) EMV
5 4 (3.54%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (2.65%) iPad
6 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.77%) FMCG
7 2 (1.77%) iSeries
8 1 (0.88%) AS400
8 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.88%) DataPower
8 1 (0.88%) Life Science
8 1 (0.88%) LPAR
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.17%) Linux
2 30 (26.55%) Unix
3 19 (16.81%) Windows
4 17 (15.04%) AIX
5 11 (9.73%) Solaris
6 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.42%) HPUX
7 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.42%) zOS
8 4 (3.54%) MVS
8 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.65%) SUSE
9 3 (2.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.88%) Android
10 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.88%) CentOS
10 1 (0.88%) OS/2
10 1 (0.88%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.58%) Migration
2 15 (13.27%) SOA
3 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.73%) High Availability
5 10 (8.85%) Data Migration
6 9 (7.96%) Front End Development
7 8 (7.08%) Change Management
7 8 (7.08%) ETL
7 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.19%) Open Source
8 7 (6.19%) Project Management
8 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.31%) Microservices
9 6 (5.31%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (5.31%) SIEM
10 5 (4.42%) ITIL
10 5 (4.42%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.42%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.20%) Java
2 18 (15.93%) SQL
3 12 (10.62%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.62%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.19%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.31%) COBOL
6 5 (4.42%) C
7 3 (2.65%) JCL
7 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.77%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) Jython
9 1 (0.88%) Python
9 1 (0.88%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.54%) CCNA
4 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.54%) MCSA
4 4 (3.54%) MCSE
4 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.88%) ACSA
6 1 (0.88%) ACSP
6 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) CCDP
6 1 (0.88%) CCIP
6 1 (0.88%) CCNP
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCDST
6 1 (0.88%) MCITP
6 1 (0.88%) MCTS
6 1 (0.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.65%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.54%) Snort
3 3 (2.65%) NFS
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.65%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (2.65%) vSphere
3 3 (2.65%) Xen
4 2 (1.77%) Firmware
4 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) GPFS
5 1 (0.88%) RACF
5 1 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (3.54%) DameWare
2 4 (3.54%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.65%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.65%) Puppet
4 2 (1.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.88%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.88%) Kibana
5 1 (0.88%) nmon
5 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.88%) QRadar
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (33.63%) Oracle
2 17 (15.04%) HP
3 8 (7.08%) VMware
4 7 (6.19%) Cisco
4 7 (6.19%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.31%) Citrix
6 5 (4.42%) IBM Sterling
6 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.42%) NetApp
6 5 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.42%) Sourcefire
7 4 (3.54%) LexisNexis
7 4 (3.54%) Perforce
8 3 (2.65%) CA
8 3 (2.65%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.77%) Actimize
9 2 (1.77%) arcserve
9 2 (1.77%) Dell
9 2 (1.77%) SAP
9 2 (1.77%) Symantec
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