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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 59 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 48 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.63% 3.12% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 6.13% 7.04% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 23
Median daily rate £425 £428 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +31.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £548 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
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
783 796 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.86% 44.32% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 434 335
Median daily rate £395 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 34
Median hourly rate £20.73 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.96% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 9 £420 -
Cheadle - 2 £404 -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 39 (33.62%) Java
2 37 (31.90%) Linux
3 36 (31.03%) Oracle
4 30 (25.86%) Middleware
5 24 (20.69%) Unix
6 23 (19.83%) Finance
7 22 (18.97%) Migration
8 21 (18.10%) SQL
8 21 (18.10%) SOA
8 21 (18.10%) WebSphere
9 19 (16.38%) HTTP
9 19 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (15.52%) Spring
10 18 (15.52%) Apache
11 17 (14.66%) AIX
11 17 (14.66%) XML
12 16 (13.79%) JBoss
12 16 (13.79%) Tomcat
12 16 (13.79%) Mainframe
13 15 (12.93%) SOAP
13 15 (12.93%) High Availability
14 14 (12.07%) Apache Camel
14 14 (12.07%) Windows
14 14 (12.07%) DB2
14 14 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (11.21%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (11.21%) Project Management
15 13 (11.21%) HP
15 13 (11.21%) JDBC
15 13 (11.21%) REST

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 21 (18.10%) WebSphere
2 18 (15.52%) Apache
3 16 (13.79%) JBoss
3 16 (13.79%) Tomcat
4 11 (9.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.45%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.45%) CMS
6 4 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.72%) CICS
7 2 (1.72%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.72%) Liferay
7 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.86%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.86%) Mule
8 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) BASE24
2 2 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.72%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.86%) Maximo
3 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.86%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.86%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.72%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.38%) HTTP
2 8 (6.90%) SAN
3 6 (5.17%) ATM
3 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.31%) DNS
5 4 (3.45%) DHCP
5 4 (3.45%) FTP
6 3 (2.59%) Firewall
6 3 (2.59%) SSL
7 2 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.72%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.72%) LAN
7 2 (1.72%) VLAN
7 2 (1.72%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.86%) Intranet
8 1 (0.86%) LDAP
8 1 (0.86%) SMTP
8 1 (0.86%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.86%) WAN
8 1 (0.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.07%) DB2
1 14 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (11.21%) Hadoop
3 12 (10.34%) MySQL
4 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.03%) DataStage
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.72%) MS Access
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.86%) Big Data
8 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.86%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.86%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.17%) Ant
3 5 (4.31%) Gradle
3 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.31%) Maven
3 5 (4.31%) Subversion
4 4 (3.45%) JIRA
5 3 (2.59%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (1.72%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.72%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.72%) Introscope
6 2 (1.72%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.72%) Toad
7 1 (0.86%) CA Gen
General
1 23 (19.83%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Retail
3 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (27.59%) Developer
2 21 (18.10%) Analyst
3 19 (16.38%) Java Developer
4 14 (12.07%) Architect
5 13 (11.21%) Consultant
6 8 (6.90%) Administrator
7 6 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) DataStage Consultant
8 5 (4.31%) ETL Consultant
8 5 (4.31%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.31%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.31%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (3.45%) Network Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.86%) Middleware
2 18 (15.52%) Spring
3 17 (14.66%) XML
4 15 (12.93%) SOAP
5 14 (12.07%) Apache Camel
6 13 (11.21%) ActiveMQ
6 13 (11.21%) JDBC
6 13 (11.21%) JSON
6 13 (11.21%) REST
7 12 (10.34%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.03%) J2EE
8 7 (6.03%) Web Services
9 5 (4.31%) GWT
9 5 (4.31%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.31%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (2.59%) IBM Integration Bus
12 2 (1.72%) Django
12 2 (1.72%) EDI
12 2 (1.72%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Mainframe
2 12 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.76%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.90%) Tandem
5 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.17%) Data Extraction
6 6 (5.17%) EMV
7 3 (2.59%) Clustering
7 3 (2.59%) HACMP
7 3 (2.59%) iPad
7 3 (2.59%) iSeries
8 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.72%) FMCG
8 2 (1.72%) LPAR
8 2 (1.72%) Replication
9 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.86%) DataPower
9 1 (0.86%) Life Science
9 1 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.90%) Linux
2 24 (20.69%) Unix
3 17 (14.66%) AIX
4 14 (12.07%) Windows
5 11 (9.48%) Solaris
6 6 (5.17%) HPUX
7 4 (3.45%) MVS
7 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.45%) SUSE
7 4 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.45%) zOS
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.86%) Android
10 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.86%) CentOS
10 1 (0.86%) OS/2
10 1 (0.86%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.97%) Migration
2 21 (18.10%) SOA
3 19 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.93%) High Availability
5 13 (11.21%) Open Source
5 13 (11.21%) Project Management
6 11 (9.48%) Microservices
7 10 (8.62%) Front End Development
8 9 (7.76%) Change Management
9 8 (6.90%) Coaching
9 8 (6.90%) Data Migration
9 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.03%) ETL
10 7 (6.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.17%) Supplier Management
12 5 (4.31%) Configuration Management
13 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.62%) Java
2 21 (18.10%) SQL
3 11 (9.48%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.03%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.17%) COBOL
7 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.59%) C
8 3 (2.59%) JCL
8 3 (2.59%) Jython
8 3 (2.59%) Python
9 2 (1.72%) C++
9 2 (1.72%) Perl
9 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.86%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.03%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) CCNA
3 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.59%) MCSA
3 3 (2.59%) MCSE
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.72%) Degree
4 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.86%) ACSA
5 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) CCDP
5 1 (0.86%) CCIP
5 1 (0.86%) CCNP
5 1 (0.86%) CISSP
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.86%) MCDST
5 1 (0.86%) MCITP
5 1 (0.86%) MCTS
5 1 (0.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.59%) Firmware
3 3 (2.59%) GPFS
3 3 (2.59%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (2.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.72%) NFS
4 2 (1.72%) vSphere
4 2 (1.72%) Xen
5 1 (0.86%) RACF
5 1 (0.86%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Tivoli
1 5 (4.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.45%) Puppet
3 3 (2.59%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.72%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.72%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.72%) DameWare
4 2 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.72%) nmon
4 2 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.72%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.86%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.86%) Netcool
5 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 36 (31.03%) Oracle
2 13 (11.21%) HP
3 9 (7.76%) VMware
4 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.17%) Cisco
5 6 (5.17%) IBM Sterling
6 5 (4.31%) Google
6 5 (4.31%) Perforce
6 5 (4.31%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.45%) CA
7 4 (3.45%) Citrix
7 4 (3.45%) F5
7 4 (3.45%) Sun
8 3 (2.59%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.59%) SAP
9 2 (1.72%) arcserve
9 2 (1.72%) Cognos
9 2 (1.72%) Dell
9 2 (1.72%) Intel
9 2 (1.72%) NetApp
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