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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 47 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs citing IBM 59 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.34% 1.53% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 7.96% 3.34% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 12
Median daily rate £425 £425 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £648 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +15.38%
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
741 688 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.94% 45.65% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 370 277
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 34
Median hourly rate £12.58 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.11% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £38.50 £38.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 £413 - 2
Cheadle - 1 £388 -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 38 (34.86%) Oracle
2 36 (33.03%) Linux
3 33 (30.28%) Java
4 30 (27.52%) Middleware
5 25 (22.94%) WebSphere
6 23 (21.10%) Unix
7 22 (20.18%) SOA
8 21 (19.27%) Finance
9 19 (17.43%) Migration
9 19 (17.43%) Apache
10 18 (16.51%) HTTP
10 18 (16.51%) XML
10 18 (16.51%) JBoss
10 18 (16.51%) SQL
10 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (15.60%) DB2
12 16 (14.68%) AIX
12 16 (14.68%) Tomcat
13 15 (13.76%) SOAP
13 15 (13.76%) Windows
13 15 (13.76%) Mainframe
13 15 (13.76%) Spring
13 15 (13.76%) High Availability
14 14 (12.84%) Apache Camel
14 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
14 14 (12.84%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (12.84%) HP
15 13 (11.93%) JDBC
15 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
15 13 (11.93%) WebSphere Application Server

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 25 (22.94%) WebSphere
2 19 (17.43%) Apache
3 18 (16.51%) JBoss
4 16 (14.68%) Tomcat
5 13 (11.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (7.34%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.67%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.83%) CICS
8 2 (1.83%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.83%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.83%) Liferay
8 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.83%) SAS
8 2 (1.83%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.92%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.92%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.92%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Office
2 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) BASE24
2 1 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.92%) Maximo
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.92%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.75%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.51%) HTTP
2 10 (9.17%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.26%) DNS
4 7 (6.42%) SAN
5 5 (4.59%) DHCP
5 5 (4.59%) SMTP
5 5 (4.59%) SSL
6 4 (3.67%) ATM
6 4 (3.67%) FTP
6 4 (3.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.67%) SNMP
6 4 (3.67%) tcpdump
6 4 (3.67%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.75%) Firewall
7 3 (2.75%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.75%) LAN
7 3 (2.75%) VLAN
7 3 (2.75%) WAN
7 3 (2.75%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) DB2
2 14 (12.84%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (11.01%) Hadoop
3 12 (11.01%) MySQL
4 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.42%) DataStage
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.75%) MS Access
8 1 (0.92%) Big Data
8 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Subversion
2 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.67%) Ant
3 4 (3.67%) JIRA
4 3 (2.75%) Gradle
4 3 (2.75%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.75%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.75%) Maven
4 3 (2.75%) Toad
5 2 (1.83%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.83%) Introscope
5 2 (1.83%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.92%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 21 (19.27%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Banking
3 7 (6.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.67%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.75%) Electronics
6 2 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.83%) Marketing
6 2 (1.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (24.77%) Developer
2 22 (20.18%) Analyst
3 15 (13.76%) Java Developer
4 14 (12.84%) Consultant
5 12 (11.01%) Administrator
6 10 (9.17%) Architect
7 7 (6.42%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.42%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) DataStage Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) ETL Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (3.67%) Mainframe Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.67%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.52%) Middleware
2 18 (16.51%) XML
3 15 (13.76%) SOAP
3 15 (13.76%) Spring
4 14 (12.84%) Apache Camel
5 13 (11.93%) ActiveMQ
5 13 (11.93%) JDBC
5 13 (11.93%) JSON
5 13 (11.93%) REST
6 11 (10.09%) AngularJS
7 10 (9.17%) Web Services
8 8 (7.34%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (6.42%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (5.50%) J2EE
11 5 (4.59%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (2.75%) CSS
12 3 (2.75%) CSS3
12 3 (2.75%) Hibernate
12 3 (2.75%) HTML
13 2 (1.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Mainframe
2 10 (9.17%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.42%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (5.50%) Data Extraction
6 5 (4.59%) Tandem
7 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.67%) EMV
7 4 (3.67%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.75%) Clustering
8 3 (2.75%) HACMP
8 3 (2.75%) iPad
9 2 (1.83%) FMCG
9 2 (1.83%) iSeries
9 2 (1.83%) LPAR
10 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.92%) DataPower
10 1 (0.92%) Life Science
10 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.03%) Linux
2 23 (21.10%) Unix
3 16 (14.68%) AIX
4 15 (13.76%) Windows
5 11 (10.09%) Solaris
6 4 (3.67%) HPUX
6 4 (3.67%) MVS
6 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.67%) SUSE
6 4 (3.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.75%) zOS
8 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.92%) CentOS
8 1 (0.92%) OS/2
8 1 (0.92%) OS/390
8 1 (0.92%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) SOA
2 19 (17.43%) Migration
3 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.76%) High Availability
5 13 (11.93%) Open Source
6 10 (9.17%) Data Migration
6 10 (9.17%) Front End Development
6 10 (9.17%) Microservices
7 8 (7.34%) E-Commerce
7 8 (7.34%) ETL
7 8 (7.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.50%) Change Management
9 6 (5.50%) Project Management
9 6 (5.50%) SIEM
10 5 (4.59%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.59%) ITIL
10 5 (4.59%) Security Operations
10 5 (4.59%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.28%) Java
2 18 (16.51%) SQL
3 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.09%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.59%) C
7 4 (3.67%) COBOL
8 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.75%) Python
9 2 (1.83%) C++
9 2 (1.83%) JCL
10 1 (0.92%) Jython
10 1 (0.92%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) CCNA
3 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.67%) MCSA
3 4 (3.67%) MCSE
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.83%) Degree
6 1 (0.92%) ACSA
6 1 (0.92%) ACSP
6 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) CCDP
6 1 (0.92%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.92%) MCDST
6 1 (0.92%) MCITP
6 1 (0.92%) MCTS
6 1 (0.92%) RHCE
6 1 (0.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.67%) Snort
4 3 (2.75%) Firmware
4 3 (2.75%) GPFS
4 3 (2.75%) NFS
4 3 (2.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (2.75%) vSphere
4 3 (2.75%) Xen
5 2 (1.83%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.92%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Puppet
1 4 (3.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.75%) DameWare
2 3 (2.75%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (2.75%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (2.75%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.83%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.83%) nmon
3 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.83%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.92%) Kibana
4 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.92%) QRadar
4 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 38 (34.86%) Oracle
2 14 (12.84%) HP
3 9 (8.26%) VMware
4 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.59%) Cisco
5 5 (4.59%) Citrix
5 5 (4.59%) IBM Sterling
5 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.59%) Sourcefire
6 4 (3.67%) CA
7 3 (2.75%) Intel Security
7 3 (2.75%) LexisNexis
7 3 (2.75%) NetApp
7 3 (2.75%) Perforce
7 3 (2.75%) SAP
7 3 (2.75%) Sun
8 2 (1.83%) Actimize
8 2 (1.83%) Endeca
8 2 (1.83%) Symantec
8 2 (1.83%) Trend Micro
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
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