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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 57 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 34 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.26% 1.43% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category 5.13% 3.26% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 9
Average daily rate
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£470 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £316 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £390 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.45% -
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
663 552 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.05% 43.98% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 268 164
Average daily rate £338 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 29
Average hourly rate £17.16 £17.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.30% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 22 (36.67%) Mainframe
3 19 (31.67%) UNIX
4 16 (26.67%) Banking
4 16 (26.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (23.33%) CA
7 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
8 12 (20.00%) Oracle
9 11 (18.33%) CICS
9 11 (18.33%) SAS
9 11 (18.33%) VSAM
10 10 (16.67%) Data Analysis
10 10 (16.67%) Base SAS
10 10 (16.67%) Data Extraction
10 10 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 9 (15.00%) REXX
11 9 (15.00%) Migration
12 8 (13.33%) zOS
12 8 (13.33%) SOA
12 8 (13.33%) AIX
12 8 (13.33%) Linux
12 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
13 7 (11.67%) COBOL
13 7 (11.67%) DB2
13 7 (11.67%) MQSeries
13 7 (11.67%) System Testing
14 6 (10.00%) Lombardi
14 6 (10.00%) BYOD
14 6 (10.00%) Data Centre

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 11 (18.33%) SAS
1 11 (18.33%) CICS
2 7 (11.67%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) Liferay
3 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.67%) AquaLogic
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.33%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.33%) SAN
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Base SAS
1 10 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (11.67%) DB2
3 5 (8.33%) DataStage
4 3 (5.00%) Big Data
5 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.67%) Easytrieve
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Lombardi
2 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.67%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Developer
2 9 (15.00%) Architect
3 8 (13.33%) SAS Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Designer
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Design Leader
5 5 (8.33%) DBA
6 4 (6.67%) Programmer
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Programmer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Teradata DBA
8 2 (3.33%) DB2 Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Supplier Relationship Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Teradata Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) CICS Programmer
8 2 (3.33%) Relationships Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Middleware
2 4 (6.67%) J2EE
2 4 (6.67%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) Spring
3 3 (5.00%) Java EE
3 3 (5.00%) JPA
4 2 (3.33%) Ehcache
4 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.33%) REST
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Camel
4 2 (3.33%) JSF
4 2 (3.33%) WSDL
4 2 (3.33%) JSP
4 2 (3.33%) Servlets
4 2 (3.33%) SOAP
5 1 (1.67%) CSS
5 1 (1.67%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Mainframe
2 16 (26.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (18.33%) VSAM
4 10 (16.67%) Data Extraction
5 6 (10.00%) BYOD
5 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.33%) Replication
7 1 (1.67%) Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) Handset
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) UNIX
2 8 (13.33%) AIX
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) zOS
3 5 (8.33%) Solaris
4 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) MVS
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
2 10 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 9 (15.00%) Migration
4 8 (13.33%) SOA
5 7 (11.67%) System Testing
6 6 (10.00%) ITIL
6 6 (10.00%) EAI
7 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (6.67%) SDLC
8 3 (5.00%) ETL
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.33%) ERP
9 2 (3.33%) UML
9 2 (3.33%) Service Management
9 2 (3.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) REXX
2 7 (11.67%) COBOL
3 5 (8.33%) Java
4 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 4 (6.67%) Assembly Language
5 2 (3.33%) JCL
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) MCP
2 1 (1.67%) MCSE
2 1 (1.67%) MCSA
2 1 (1.67%) CCNP
2 1 (1.67%) CCNA
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.67%) MCTS
2 1 (1.67%) MCITP
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) RACF
2 2 (3.33%) Squid
2 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) XenApp
3 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.67%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) CA
3 12 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) Pega
5 3 (5.00%) Teradata
6 2 (3.33%) HP
6 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.67%) VMware
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.67%) EMC
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix
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