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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 55 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing IBM 42 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.59% 1.75% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 6.15% 3.81% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £320 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.53% -20.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £312 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £404 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -24.52%
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
683 577 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.11% 45.87% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 261 166
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
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
Bolton - - - -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 35 (53.03%) Finance
2 28 (42.42%) Mainframe
3 21 (31.82%) UNIX
3 21 (31.82%) IBM Mainframe
4 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 16 (24.24%) Banking
6 15 (22.73%) VSAM
6 15 (22.73%) CICS
7 13 (19.70%) Configuration Management
7 13 (19.70%) CA
7 13 (19.70%) REXX
7 13 (19.70%) Oracle
8 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 11 (16.67%) COBOL
9 11 (16.67%) SAS
9 11 (16.67%) Migration
10 10 (15.15%) Data Analysis
10 10 (15.15%) Base SAS
10 10 (15.15%) Data Extraction
10 10 (15.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 9 (13.64%) AIX
12 8 (12.12%) Linux
12 8 (12.12%) zOS
12 8 (12.12%) Assembly Language
12 8 (12.12%) Middleware
12 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
13 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.61%) SOA
13 7 (10.61%) DB2
13 7 (10.61%) System Testing

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (22.73%) CICS
2 11 (16.67%) SAS
3 6 (9.09%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.52%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.03%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (1.52%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (1.52%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.52%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (1.52%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Base SAS
1 10 (15.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (10.61%) DB2
3 5 (7.58%) DataStage
3 5 (7.58%) Easytrieve
4 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) Big Data
5 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.52%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.52%) Ant
2 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.52%) NetBeans
General
1 35 (53.03%) Finance
2 16 (24.24%) Banking
3 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Architect
3 8 (12.12%) SAS Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.58%) DBA
5 5 (7.58%) Mainframe Architect
5 5 (7.58%) Designer
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Design Leader
6 4 (6.06%) Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) Teradata DBA
8 2 (3.03%) DB2 Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) CICS Programmer
8 2 (3.03%) Teradata Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Middleware
2 4 (6.06%) J2EE
2 4 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) JMS
3 1 (1.52%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.52%) JDBC
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) Spring
3 1 (1.52%) ISPF
3 1 (1.52%) Java SE
3 1 (1.52%) Java EE
3 1 (1.52%) JPA
3 1 (1.52%) RESTful
3 1 (1.52%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Mainframe
2 21 (31.82%) IBM Mainframe
3 15 (22.73%) VSAM
4 10 (15.15%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) Replication
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) UNIX
2 9 (13.64%) AIX
3 8 (12.12%) Linux
3 8 (12.12%) zOS
4 5 (7.58%) Solaris
5 3 (4.55%) MVS
6 2 (3.03%) Windows
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Configuration Management
2 11 (16.67%) Migration
3 10 (15.15%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.61%) SOA
4 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.61%) System Testing
5 6 (9.09%) ITIL
6 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.58%) Change Management
7 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Analytics
7 4 (6.06%) ERP
7 4 (6.06%) EAI
7 4 (6.06%) ETL
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.55%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.03%) Information Security
9 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) REXX
2 11 (16.67%) COBOL
3 8 (12.12%) Assembly Language
4 6 (9.09%) JCL
4 6 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.52%) C#
6 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) RACF
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.52%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) CA
2 13 (19.70%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Pega
4 3 (4.55%) SAP
4 3 (4.55%) Cognos
4 3 (4.55%) Teradata
5 2 (3.03%) Capita
5 2 (3.03%) Adobe
5 2 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) EMC
6 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.52%) Google
6 1 (1.52%) Coremetrics
6 1 (1.52%) Kony
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Rate: £400 - £600 per month + competitive
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