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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 42 71
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +29
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 67 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 3.42% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 8.80% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 13
Median daily rate £550 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £304 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £470 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
603 761 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.16% 38.83% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 393 338
Median daily rate £400 £363 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £194 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 45
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 26 (37.68%) Unix
1 26 (37.68%) Linux
2 20 (28.99%) Windows
3 17 (24.64%) Java
4 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 15 (21.74%) Migration
5 14 (20.29%) Management Information System
5 14 (20.29%) Middleware
5 14 (20.29%) Splunk
5 14 (20.29%) LogRhythm
5 14 (20.29%) QRadar
6 13 (18.84%) SANS
6 13 (18.84%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (18.84%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (18.84%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (18.84%) SSCP
6 13 (18.84%) CISSP
6 13 (18.84%) LAN
6 13 (18.84%) VoIP
6 13 (18.84%) Oracle
7 12 (17.39%) WAN
7 12 (17.39%) VPN
7 12 (17.39%) Apple
7 12 (17.39%) Finance
7 12 (17.39%) Firewall
7 12 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (17.39%) Patch Management
7 12 (17.39%) ELK Stack
8 11 (15.94%) AIX
8 11 (15.94%) DB2

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 10 (14.49%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.80%) CMS
5 3 (4.35%) Apache
5 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.90%) JBoss
6 2 (2.90%) SAS
7 1 (1.45%) IIS
7 1 (1.45%) Jetty
7 1 (1.45%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.45%) nginx
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) BASE24
2 1 (1.45%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) GitHub
3 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.45%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Silverpop
3 1 (1.45%) Slack
3 1 (1.45%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 13 (18.84%) LAN
2 13 (18.84%) VoIP
3 12 (17.39%) Firewall
3 12 (17.39%) VPN
3 12 (17.39%) WAN
4 8 (11.59%) HTTP
5 6 (8.70%) DNS
6 5 (7.25%) ATM
7 4 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (5.80%) Wireless
8 3 (4.35%) DHCP
8 3 (4.35%) SMTP
8 3 (4.35%) SNMP
8 3 (4.35%) SSL
9 2 (2.90%) FTP
10 1 (1.45%) IPsec
10 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.45%) SAN
10 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) DB2
2 6 (8.70%) Redis
3 3 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.45%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.25%) Subversion
3 3 (4.35%) Ant
3 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.35%) Gradle
3 3 (4.35%) Maven
4 2 (2.90%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Billing
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Analyst
2 10 (14.49%) Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Architect
3 9 (13.04%) Technical Support
4 7 (10.14%) Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Security Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) BASE24 Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) BASE24 Support
7 4 (5.80%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Data Quality Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) Middleware
2 12 (17.39%) ELK Stack
3 8 (11.59%) J2EE
3 8 (11.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (8.70%) RESTful
4 6 (8.70%) Web Services
5 4 (5.80%) Spring
6 3 (4.35%) GWT
6 3 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (4.35%) SOAP
7 1 (1.45%) .NET
7 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.45%) ISPF
7 1 (1.45%) JDBC
7 1 (1.45%) JSON
7 1 (1.45%) Servlets
7 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.59%) Mainframe
4 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.70%) Tandem
5 5 (7.25%) Cyber Attack
5 5 (7.25%) EMV
5 5 (7.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) iSeries
7 1 (1.45%) Replication
7 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.68%) Linux
1 26 (37.68%) Unix
2 20 (28.99%) Windows
3 11 (15.94%) AIX
4 7 (10.14%) Solaris
5 4 (5.80%) OS/2
6 2 (2.90%) HPUX
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Migration
2 13 (18.84%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (18.84%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (18.84%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (17.39%) Patch Management
3 12 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (13.04%) Information Security
5 8 (11.59%) Open Source
6 7 (10.14%) Case Management
6 7 (10.14%) SIEM
7 6 (8.70%) Project Management
7 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.25%) Coaching
8 5 (7.25%) Security Operations
8 5 (7.25%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.80%) Process Improvement
9 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (5.80%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) Java
2 7 (10.14%) Python
2 7 (10.14%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) COBOL
3 5 (7.25%) Jython
3 5 (7.25%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) JCL
4 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) CISSP
1 13 (18.84%) SANS
1 13 (18.84%) SSCP
2 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) CCNA
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.45%) MCSA
3 1 (1.45%) MCSE
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (2.90%) Xen
4 1 (1.45%) NFS
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.45%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) QRadar
2 6 (8.70%) Kibana
2 6 (8.70%) logstash
3 4 (5.80%) RSA enVision
3 4 (5.80%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.45%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.45%) Netcool
4 1 (1.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) LogRhythm
1 14 (20.29%) Splunk
2 13 (18.84%) Oracle
3 12 (17.39%) Apple
4 7 (10.14%) VMware
5 5 (7.25%) Google
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco
6 4 (5.80%) F5
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.35%) HP
7 3 (4.35%) Perforce
7 3 (4.35%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) ADIC
8 1 (1.45%) CA
8 1 (1.45%) Kofax
8 1 (1.45%) NetApp
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.45%) Sun
8 1 (1.45%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
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