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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
North West / Manchester
Rank 59 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing IBM 31 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.31% 2.60% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 5.75% 6.90% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 13
Median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
539 667 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.19% 37.64% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 335 328
Median daily rate £400 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 27
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.43 £14.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.37 £48.00 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Salford - 16 £538 -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (59.15%) Linux
2 39 (54.93%) Unix
3 36 (50.70%) Windows
4 31 (43.66%) TCP/IP
5 29 (40.85%) Splunk
5 29 (40.85%) LogRhythm
5 29 (40.85%) QRadar
6 28 (39.44%) Vulnerability Management
6 28 (39.44%) Network Monitoring
6 28 (39.44%) VoIP
6 28 (39.44%) Firewall
7 27 (38.03%) SSCP
7 27 (38.03%) Apple
7 27 (38.03%) WAN
7 27 (38.03%) LAN
7 27 (38.03%) VPN
7 27 (38.03%) Cybersecurity
7 27 (38.03%) SANS
7 27 (38.03%) Patch Management
7 27 (38.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 26 (36.62%) Elastic Stack
8 26 (36.62%) CISSP
9 19 (26.76%) Information Security
10 18 (25.35%) Open Source
11 17 (23.94%) SIEM
11 17 (23.94%) Java
12 16 (22.54%) Security Operations
12 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
13 15 (21.13%) Case Management
13 15 (21.13%) Management Information System

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 13 (18.31%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.45%) Apache
2 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.04%) IIS
3 5 (7.04%) Jetty
3 5 (7.04%) Mongrel
3 5 (7.04%) nginx
4 4 (5.63%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.82%) JBoss
6 2 (2.82%) SAS
6 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) BASE24
1 1 (1.41%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (7.04%) Google App Engine
3 5 (7.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) GitHub
5 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.41%) Silverpop
5 1 (1.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (43.66%) TCP/IP
2 28 (39.44%) Firewall
2 28 (39.44%) VoIP
3 27 (38.03%) LAN
3 27 (38.03%) VPN
3 27 (38.03%) WAN
4 13 (18.31%) HTTP
5 10 (14.08%) SSL
6 9 (12.68%) FTP
7 8 (11.27%) DNS
7 8 (11.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (11.27%) Wireless
8 6 (8.45%) DHCP
9 5 (7.04%) IPsec
10 4 (5.63%) HTTPS
11 2 (2.82%) SMTP
11 2 (2.82%) SNMP
12 1 (1.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) Redis
2 10 (14.08%) DB2
3 4 (5.63%) MySQL
4 3 (4.23%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (1.41%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.41%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.04%) Travis CI
3 3 (4.23%) Subversion
4 2 (2.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.41%) Ant
5 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.41%) Gradle
5 1 (1.41%) Lombardi
5 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Analyst
2 10 (14.08%) Security Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Security Specialist
4 7 (9.86%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (7.04%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Security Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.63%) Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Product Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Security Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (14.08%) RESTful
2 10 (14.08%) Web Services
3 9 (12.68%) J2EE
3 9 (12.68%) Middleware
4 6 (8.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (7.04%) .NET
5 5 (7.04%) Servlets
5 5 (7.04%) XML
6 4 (5.63%) EDIFACT
6 4 (5.63%) JDBC
6 4 (5.63%) JMS
6 4 (5.63%) ODBC
7 2 (2.82%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (2.82%) SOAP
8 1 (1.41%) Dojo
8 1 (1.41%) Ext JS
8 1 (1.41%) GWT
8 1 (1.41%) jQuery
8 1 (1.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.08%) Cyber Attack
3 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.86%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) EMV
5 1 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Tandem
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (59.15%) Linux
2 39 (54.93%) Unix
3 36 (50.70%) Windows
4 7 (9.86%) AIX
5 6 (8.45%) Solaris
6 4 (5.63%) OS/2
7 3 (4.23%) HPUX
7 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Network Monitoring
1 28 (39.44%) Vulnerability Management
2 27 (38.03%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (38.03%) Patch Management
2 27 (38.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (26.76%) Information Security
4 18 (25.35%) Open Source
5 17 (23.94%) SIEM
6 16 (22.54%) Security Operations
7 15 (21.13%) Case Management
8 8 (11.27%) DevOps
8 8 (11.27%) Migration
9 7 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (9.86%) Security Monitoring
10 6 (8.45%) Process Improvement
11 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
11 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.04%) Privileged Access Management
12 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) Java
2 11 (15.49%) Python
3 5 (7.04%) Perl
4 4 (5.63%) ActionScript
4 4 (5.63%) ActionScript 2.0
4 4 (5.63%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (4.23%) Jython
5 3 (4.23%) SQL
6 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) COBOL
7 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) SANS
1 27 (38.03%) SSCP
2 26 (36.62%) CISSP
3 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
4 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) Xen
3 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
5 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (40.85%) QRadar
2 13 (18.31%) Kibana
2 13 (18.31%) logstash
3 8 (11.27%) RSA enVision
4 5 (7.04%) Puppet
5 2 (2.82%) IBM BigFix
5 2 (2.82%) Netcool
5 2 (2.82%) SCOM
5 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) LogRhythm
1 29 (40.85%) Splunk
2 27 (38.03%) Apple
3 14 (19.72%) Oracle
4 10 (14.08%) VMware
5 7 (9.86%) Google
6 6 (8.45%) HP
6 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.63%) Axway
7 4 (5.63%) SAP
8 3 (4.23%) CA
9 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.41%) Assembla
10 1 (1.41%) CommVault
10 1 (1.41%) NetApp
10 1 (1.41%) Pega
10 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.41%) Sencha
10 1 (1.41%) Veritas
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