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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 64 61 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing IBM 25 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.77% 1.54% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 3.42% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 22
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £505 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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
635 526 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.04% 45.03% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 271 296
Average daily rate £350 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 32 39
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.32 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.65 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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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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
Wigan - 1 £325 -
Stockport - - - -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 41 (56.16%) Finance
2 31 (42.47%) Mainframe
3 26 (35.62%) IBM Mainframe
4 19 (26.03%) Oracle
5 17 (23.29%) Middleware
6 16 (21.92%) Telecoms
7 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
8 11 (15.07%) HP
8 11 (15.07%) Windows
8 11 (15.07%) AIX
9 10 (13.70%) Linux
9 10 (13.70%) CICS
9 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
9 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (12.33%) Migration
10 9 (12.33%) Banking
10 9 (12.33%) Retail
10 9 (12.33%) UNIX
10 9 (12.33%) COBOL
11 8 (10.96%) ITIL
11 8 (10.96%) EMC
11 8 (10.96%) Change Management
11 8 (10.96%) WebSphere
12 7 (9.59%) SolarWinds
12 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (9.59%) VSAM
12 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
12 7 (9.59%) VMware
12 7 (9.59%) CA
12 7 (9.59%) SOA

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 10 (13.70%) CICS
2 8 (10.96%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.85%) Apache
3 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.11%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.74%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.74%) CMS
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.74%) JBoss
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Office
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.37%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.37%) Maximo
1 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.37%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (1.37%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Wireshark
1 4 (5.48%) DNS
2 3 (4.11%) SAN
2 3 (4.11%) LAN
2 3 (4.11%) WAN
2 3 (4.11%) DHCP
2 3 (4.11%) Network Security
3 2 (2.74%) HTTP
3 2 (2.74%) DMZ
3 2 (2.74%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) LDAP
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) DB2
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.48%) DataStage
3 4 (5.48%) Easytrieve
4 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.37%) MySQL
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.37%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
1 5 (6.85%) NetBeans
2 2 (2.74%) Introscope
3 1 (1.37%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 41 (56.16%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 9 (12.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Architect
2 12 (16.44%) Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Administrator
4 7 (9.59%) Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Network Security Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Mainframe Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Security Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Network Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Network Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) DBA
8 3 (4.11%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Design Leader
9 2 (2.74%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) Middleware
2 6 (8.22%) Web Services
3 5 (6.85%) JMS
3 5 (6.85%) Spring
3 5 (6.85%) JAX-RS
3 5 (6.85%) Java SE
3 5 (6.85%) Java EE
3 5 (6.85%) JPA
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (5.48%) RESTful
5 2 (2.74%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.74%) HTML
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.37%) CSS
6 1 (1.37%) JDBC
6 1 (1.37%) SOAP
6 1 (1.37%) XML
6 1 (1.37%) .NET
6 1 (1.37%) XHTML
6 1 (1.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (42.47%) Mainframe
2 26 (35.62%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (9.59%) VSAM
4 1 (1.37%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.37%) HACMP
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.37%) PKI
4 1 (1.37%) DLPAR
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Life Science
4 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
1 11 (15.07%) AIX
2 10 (13.70%) Linux
3 9 (12.33%) UNIX
4 5 (6.85%) zOS
4 5 (6.85%) Solaris
4 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.11%) Android
7 2 (2.74%) SUSE
7 2 (2.74%) HPUX
7 2 (2.74%) MVS
7 2 (2.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (12.33%) Migration
3 8 (10.96%) ITIL
3 8 (10.96%) Change Management
4 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
4 7 (9.59%) SOA
5 4 (5.48%) Analytics
5 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.48%) Project Management
6 3 (4.11%) People Management
6 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.11%) Coaching
6 3 (4.11%) ETL
6 3 (4.11%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.11%) Data Management
6 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.11%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (2.74%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) COBOL
2 6 (8.22%) Java
2 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.85%) JCL
4 4 (5.48%) SQL
4 4 (5.48%) Assembly Language
4 4 (5.48%) REXX
5 3 (4.11%) Perl
6 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.37%) VB
6 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.85%) CCNA
1 5 (6.85%) MCSA
2 4 (5.48%) MCTS
2 4 (5.48%) ACSP
2 4 (5.48%) ACSA
2 4 (5.48%) MCDST
2 4 (5.48%) MCITP
2 4 (5.48%) CCDP
2 4 (5.48%) CCNP
2 4 (5.48%) CCIP
2 4 (5.48%) MCSE
2 4 (5.48%) RHCE
2 4 (5.48%) IBM Certification
2 4 (5.48%) RHCSA
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.74%) COBIT
3 1 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Firmware
2 4 (5.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.11%) RHEV
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
1 2 (2.74%) CA Wily
1 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.37%) Control-M
2 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Oracle
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.07%) HP
4 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
5 8 (10.96%) EMC
6 7 (9.59%) SolarWinds
6 7 (9.59%) VMware
6 7 (9.59%) CA
7 6 (8.22%) Cisco
8 4 (5.48%) Apple
8 4 (5.48%) NetApp
8 4 (5.48%) Citrix
8 4 (5.48%) Spiceworks
9 3 (4.11%) Intel
9 3 (4.11%) Avaya
9 3 (4.11%) Sybase
9 3 (4.11%) Sun
9 3 (4.11%) Dell
9 3 (4.11%) Cognos
9 3 (4.11%) Teradata
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago