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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 63 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing IBM 35 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.16% 3.31% 2.69%
As % of the Vendors category 4.89% 8.05% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.25 £24.05
% change year-on-year
-15.20% +29.96%
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
716 522 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.22% 41.17% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 293 253
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £29.69 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 July 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £1,000 - 1
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (45.83%) Finance
2 22 (30.56%) Mainframe
3 20 (27.78%) UNIX
4 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (23.61%) Banking
6 16 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
7 15 (20.83%) Migration
7 15 (20.83%) Oracle
8 13 (18.06%) Configuration Management
9 12 (16.67%) SAS
10 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
10 11 (15.28%) Data Analysis
10 11 (15.28%) Base SAS
10 11 (15.28%) Data Extraction
10 11 (15.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (13.89%) REXX
11 10 (13.89%) ITIL
12 9 (12.50%) CA
12 9 (12.50%) CICS
13 8 (11.11%) VSAM
13 8 (11.11%) System Testing
13 8 (11.11%) SOA
14 7 (9.72%) EAI
14 7 (9.72%) Windows
14 7 (9.72%) DB2
14 7 (9.72%) J2EE
15 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
15 6 (8.33%) HP
15 6 (8.33%) zOS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (16.67%) SAS
2 9 (12.50%) CICS
3 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.56%) MQSeries
3 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.17%) Liferay
4 3 (4.17%) JBoss
4 3 (4.17%) Apache
4 3 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.39%) CMS
6 1 (1.39%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.39%) Lync
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.39%) Maximo
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
1 1 (1.39%) PaaS
1 1 (1.39%) IaaS
1 1 (1.39%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) SAN
2 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.17%) LAN
3 3 (4.17%) WAN
4 2 (2.78%) DHCP
4 2 (2.78%) DNS
5 1 (1.39%) SSL
5 1 (1.39%) WLAN
5 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) Base SAS
1 11 (15.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (9.72%) DB2
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.17%) DataStage
5 2 (2.78%) Big Data
5 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.78%) IBM BigInsights
6 1 (1.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) Easytrieve
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Lombardi
2 3 (4.17%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.39%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.39%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.39%) Hudson
4 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (45.83%) Finance
2 17 (23.61%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Developer
2 11 (15.28%) Architect
3 9 (12.50%) SAS Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Designer
5 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Programmer
7 4 (5.56%) Relationships Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Supplier Relationship Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Programmer
8 3 (4.17%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.17%) DBA
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) J2EE
2 6 (8.33%) Middleware
3 4 (5.56%) WSDL
3 4 (5.56%) SOAP
3 4 (5.56%) Web Services
3 4 (5.56%) Spring
3 4 (5.56%) Java EE
3 4 (5.56%) JPA
4 3 (4.17%) JSF
4 3 (4.17%) ISPF
4 3 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (4.17%) REST
4 3 (4.17%) Ehcache
4 3 (4.17%) Apache Camel
4 3 (4.17%) JSP
4 3 (4.17%) Servlets
4 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.78%) JMS
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.56%) Mainframe
2 16 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (15.28%) Data Extraction
4 8 (11.11%) VSAM
5 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.17%) iSeries
7 2 (2.78%) EPoS
7 2 (2.78%) Clustering
7 2 (2.78%) BYOD
8 1 (1.39%) PKI
8 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.39%) HACMP
8 1 (1.39%) Handset
8 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) UNIX
2 7 (9.72%) Windows
3 6 (8.33%) zOS
4 5 (6.94%) AIX
5 4 (5.56%) Solaris
5 4 (5.56%) Linux
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) Migration
2 13 (18.06%) Configuration Management
3 11 (15.28%) Data Analysis
4 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.89%) ITIL
5 8 (11.11%) SOA
5 8 (11.11%) System Testing
6 7 (9.72%) EAI
7 5 (6.94%) Change Management
7 5 (6.94%) SDLC
8 4 (5.56%) Supplier Management
8 4 (5.56%) Scrum
8 4 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (4.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Stress Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) REXX
2 5 (6.94%) COBOL
2 5 (6.94%) Java
3 4 (5.56%) JCL
3 4 (5.56%) SQL
3 4 (5.56%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.39%) CLIST
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) ISEB
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) MCSE
2 2 (2.78%) CCNA
2 2 (2.78%) MCITP
2 2 (2.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) PMP
2 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCTS
3 1 (1.39%) CCENT
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
3 1 (1.39%) MCSA
3 1 (1.39%) CCNP
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) RACF
3 3 (4.17%) Squid
3 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) XenApp
4 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.39%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) GPFS
4 1 (1.39%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.83%) Oracle
3 9 (12.50%) CA
4 6 (8.33%) HP
5 5 (6.94%) VMware
6 4 (5.56%) Pega
7 3 (4.17%) SAP
7 3 (4.17%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.78%) NetApp
8 2 (2.78%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco
8 2 (2.78%) Citrix
8 2 (2.78%) Green Hat
8 2 (2.78%) Teradata
8 2 (2.78%) Lotus
9 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.39%) Endeca
9 1 (1.39%) Veeam
9 1 (1.39%) Eloqua
9 1 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
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