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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 51 42 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing IBM 57 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.08% 3.67% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 6.92% 8.56% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 11
Average daily rate
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£428 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.75 - £27.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 - £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 - £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +77.21%
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
824 561 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.52% 42.86% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 330 249
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 50
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (42.86%) Finance
2 36 (39.56%) Mainframe
3 29 (31.87%) UNIX
4 24 (26.37%) Microsoft
4 24 (26.37%) IBM Mainframe
5 22 (24.18%) Banking
6 19 (20.88%) ITIL
6 19 (20.88%) Migration
7 15 (16.48%) WebSphere
7 15 (16.48%) Oracle
7 15 (16.48%) SAS
8 14 (15.38%) Middleware
8 14 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 14 (15.38%) Base SAS
8 14 (15.38%) Data Extraction
8 14 (15.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 13 (14.29%) VSAM
10 12 (13.19%) AIX
10 12 (13.19%) CICS
10 12 (13.19%) CA
10 12 (13.19%) REXX
11 11 (12.09%) Solaris
11 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (12.09%) System Testing
12 10 (10.99%) Windows
13 9 (9.89%) COBOL
13 9 (9.89%) SOA
13 9 (9.89%) SAN

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (16.48%) SAS
1 15 (16.48%) WebSphere
2 12 (13.19%) CICS
3 4 (4.40%) JBoss
3 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.30%) Liferay
4 3 (3.30%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.30%) Apache
4 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.30%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.20%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.10%) Mule
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.10%) Lync
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.10%) Maximo
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
1 1 (1.10%) PaaS
1 1 (1.10%) IaaS
1 1 (1.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) SAN
2 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.49%) LAN
3 5 (5.49%) WAN
4 4 (4.40%) SNA
4 4 (4.40%) HTTP
4 4 (4.40%) Firewall
4 4 (4.40%) SSL
5 3 (3.30%) NAS
5 3 (3.30%) FTP
5 3 (3.30%) SMTP
5 3 (3.30%) SMS
6 2 (2.20%) DHCP
6 2 (2.20%) DNS
7 1 (1.10%) WLAN
7 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) Base SAS
1 14 (15.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 9 (9.89%) DataStage
3 4 (4.40%) DB2
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.10%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.10%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Lombardi
2 3 (3.30%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (3.30%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.20%) Ant
3 2 (2.20%) Maven
3 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.10%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.10%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.10%) Subversion
4 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.10%) Hudson
4 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.10%) Gradle
General
1 39 (42.86%) Finance
2 22 (24.18%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) Architect
2 15 (16.48%) Developer
3 12 (13.19%) SAS Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Analyst
4 11 (12.09%) Designer
5 7 (7.69%) Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Integration Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.40%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Relationships Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Technical Design Leader
7 4 (4.40%) Supplier Relationship Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (2.20%) Programmer
9 2 (2.20%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) Middleware
2 7 (7.69%) J2EE
3 5 (5.49%) Spring
4 4 (4.40%) Java EE
4 4 (4.40%) JPA
4 4 (4.40%) SOAP
4 4 (4.40%) Web Services
4 4 (4.40%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.40%) WSDL
4 4 (4.40%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (3.30%) JSP
5 3 (3.30%) Servlets
5 3 (3.30%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (3.30%) Ehcache
5 3 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.30%) REST
5 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (3.30%) JSF
5 3 (3.30%) Apache Camel
6 2 (2.20%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (39.56%) Mainframe
2 24 (26.37%) IBM Mainframe
3 14 (15.38%) Data Extraction
4 13 (14.29%) VSAM
5 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.49%) BYOD
7 4 (4.40%) PKI
8 3 (3.30%) EFT
8 3 (3.30%) iSeries
9 2 (2.20%) HACMP
9 2 (2.20%) EPoS
9 2 (2.20%) Clustering
10 1 (1.10%) Handset
10 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.87%) UNIX
2 12 (13.19%) AIX
3 11 (12.09%) Solaris
4 10 (10.99%) Windows
5 8 (8.79%) Linux
6 7 (7.69%) zOS
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) ITIL
1 19 (20.88%) Migration
2 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 14 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.09%) System Testing
4 9 (9.89%) SOA
5 7 (7.69%) EAI
5 7 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 6 (6.59%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (6.59%) ETL
6 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.59%) Change Management
7 5 (5.49%) Project Management
7 5 (5.49%) SDLC
8 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.40%) Scrum
8 4 (4.40%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.40%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (4.40%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) REXX
2 9 (9.89%) COBOL
3 7 (7.69%) Java
4 5 (5.49%) JCL
5 2 (2.20%) SQL
5 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.10%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) ISEB
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.20%) MCSE
2 2 (2.20%) CCNA
2 2 (2.20%) PMP
2 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.20%) MCITP
3 1 (1.10%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) CCENT
3 1 (1.10%) MCTS
3 1 (1.10%) MCP
3 1 (1.10%) MCSA
3 1 (1.10%) CCNP
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
1 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.49%) RACF
4 4 (4.40%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (3.30%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 3 (3.30%) Squid
6 2 (2.20%) GPFS
6 2 (2.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.10%) vSphere
7 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.10%) XenApp
7 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (4.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.30%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (3.30%) zSecure
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.10%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (26.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.48%) Oracle
3 12 (13.19%) CA
4 8 (8.79%) VMware
5 6 (6.59%) HP
6 4 (4.40%) SAP
6 4 (4.40%) Pega
7 3 (3.30%) Citrix
7 3 (3.30%) Hyperion
7 3 (3.30%) Lotus
8 2 (2.20%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco
8 2 (2.20%) NetApp
8 2 (2.20%) Sun
8 2 (2.20%) Green Hat
9 1 (1.10%) Veeam
9 1 (1.10%) Eloqua
9 1 (1.10%) Retek
9 1 (1.10%) BMC
9 1 (1.10%) Endeca
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