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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 51 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 56 61 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.08% 3.25% 3.35%
As % of the Vendors category 7.16% 7.92% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 24
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £31.44 £29.51
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +6.53%
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
782 770 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.97% 41.02% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 404 366
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 38
Median hourly rate £20.73 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £21.50 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Salford - 8 £523 -
Stockport - 6 £420 -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 43 (37.72%) Linux
2 38 (33.33%) Java
3 31 (27.19%) Oracle
3 31 (27.19%) Unix
3 31 (27.19%) Middleware
4 26 (22.81%) Finance
5 22 (19.30%) Windows
6 20 (17.54%) Migration
6 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 19 (16.67%) SOA
7 19 (16.67%) HTTP
8 18 (15.79%) Mainframe
8 18 (15.79%) Spring
8 18 (15.79%) Open Source
9 16 (14.04%) Apache
9 16 (14.04%) Tomcat
9 16 (14.04%) AIX
10 15 (13.16%) JBoss
11 14 (12.28%) TCP/IP
11 14 (12.28%) SOAP
11 14 (12.28%) SQL
11 14 (12.28%) High Availability
11 14 (12.28%) Security Cleared
12 13 (11.40%) Hadoop
12 13 (11.40%) XML
12 13 (11.40%) HP
12 13 (11.40%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (11.40%) VMware
13 12 (10.53%) 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 19 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.04%) Apache
2 16 (14.04%) Tomcat
3 15 (13.16%) JBoss
4 9 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.51%) CMS
5 4 (3.51%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.63%) SAS
7 2 (1.75%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.75%) CICS
7 2 (1.75%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.75%) Liferay
7 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.88%) Mongrel
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) BASE24
2 2 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.75%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.88%) Maximo
3 1 (0.88%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.88%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.88%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.75%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.67%) HTTP
2 14 (12.28%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.65%) Firewall
4 9 (7.89%) LAN
4 9 (7.89%) VoIP
5 8 (7.02%) VPN
5 8 (7.02%) WAN
6 7 (6.14%) SAN
7 6 (5.26%) ATM
7 6 (5.26%) DNS
8 5 (4.39%) DHCP
8 5 (4.39%) FTP
9 3 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.63%) SSL
9 3 (2.63%) Wireless
10 2 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.75%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.75%) VLAN
10 2 (1.75%) WinSCP
11 1 (0.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) Hadoop
1 13 (11.40%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (10.53%) DB2
3 11 (9.65%) MySQL
4 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.51%) Redis
6 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.75%) DataStage
6 2 (1.75%) MS Access
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.88%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.88%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.14%) Ant
2 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.26%) Gradle
3 6 (5.26%) Maven
3 6 (5.26%) Subversion
4 3 (2.63%) JIRA
5 2 (1.75%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.75%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.75%) Introscope
5 2 (1.75%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.75%) Toad
6 1 (0.88%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.88%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.88%) Selenium
6 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (22.81%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.44%) Developer
2 19 (16.67%) Analyst
2 19 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.16%) Architect
4 12 (10.53%) Consultant
5 9 (7.89%) Technical Support
6 6 (5.26%) Administrator
6 6 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (3.51%) Mainframe Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 3 (2.63%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.19%) Middleware
2 18 (15.79%) Spring
3 14 (12.28%) SOAP
4 13 (11.40%) XML
5 12 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
5 12 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 12 (10.53%) Apache Camel
5 12 (10.53%) JDBC
5 12 (10.53%) JSON
5 12 (10.53%) REST
6 8 (7.02%) ELK Stack
6 8 (7.02%) J2EE
7 7 (6.14%) Web Services
8 6 (5.26%) GWT
8 6 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.39%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (3.51%) RESTful
11 3 (2.63%) .NET
11 3 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Mainframe
2 12 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.02%) Tandem
5 6 (5.26%) EMV
6 4 (3.51%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (2.63%) Clustering
7 3 (2.63%) HACMP
8 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.75%) FMCG
8 2 (1.75%) iSeries
8 2 (1.75%) LPAR
8 2 (1.75%) Replication
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) DataPower
9 1 (0.88%) iPad
9 1 (0.88%) PKI
9 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (37.72%) Linux
2 31 (27.19%) Unix
3 22 (19.30%) Windows
4 16 (14.04%) AIX
5 10 (8.77%) Solaris
6 5 (4.39%) HPUX
7 4 (3.51%) MVS
7 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.51%) zOS
8 3 (2.63%) OS/2
8 3 (2.63%) SUSE
8 3 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.88%) CentOS
10 1 (0.88%) OS/390
10 1 (0.88%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (17.54%) Migration
2 19 (16.67%) SOA
3 18 (15.79%) Open Source
4 14 (12.28%) High Availability
5 11 (9.65%) Microservices
6 10 (8.77%) Front End Development
7 9 (7.89%) Information Security
7 9 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (7.02%) Change Management
8 8 (7.02%) Coaching
8 8 (7.02%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (7.02%) Patch Management
8 8 (7.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (6.14%) Project Management
10 6 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.26%) Supplier Management
11 5 (4.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.33%) Java
2 14 (12.28%) SQL
3 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.14%) Python
4 7 (6.14%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.26%) COBOL
6 3 (2.63%) JCL
6 3 (2.63%) Jython
6 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.75%) C
7 2 (1.75%) Perl
7 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.89%) CISSP
4 8 (7.02%) SANS
4 8 (7.02%) SSCP
5 2 (1.75%) CCNA
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.75%) Degree
5 2 (1.75%) MCSA
5 2 (1.75%) MCSE
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.63%) GPFS
4 3 (2.63%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (2.63%) Xen
5 2 (1.75%) Firmware
5 2 (1.75%) NFS
5 2 (1.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) RACF
6 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) QRadar
2 6 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.39%) Kibana
3 5 (4.39%) Puppet
3 5 (4.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (3.51%) logstash
5 3 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (2.63%) RSA enVision
6 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.75%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.75%) DameWare
6 2 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.75%) nmon
6 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.75%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 31 (27.19%) Oracle
2 13 (11.40%) HP
2 13 (11.40%) VMware
3 9 (7.89%) LogRhythm
3 9 (7.89%) Splunk
4 8 (7.02%) Apple
4 8 (7.02%) Google
4 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.26%) IBM Sterling
5 6 (5.26%) Perforce
6 5 (4.39%) CA
7 4 (3.51%) Cisco
7 4 (3.51%) F5
7 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.51%) Sun
8 3 (2.63%) Citrix
8 3 (2.63%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.63%) SAP
9 2 (1.75%) arcserve
9 2 (1.75%) Symantec
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