The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 145 165 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.024% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £398 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.05% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +16.40%
ClearQuest
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
532 513 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.04% 12.23% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 329 187
Median daily rate £400 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ClearQuest across the North West region.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the North West region.

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ClearQuest
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 3 - -
Cheshire - 1 £400 -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest 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 North West region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 7 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) WSUS
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Jython
5 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Build Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) VMware