The first table below looks at the demand for Gentran skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gentran over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Sterling Gentran
Rank - 115 134
Contract jobs citing Gentran 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.083% 0.065%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.44% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £345 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £280
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
476 456 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.04% 18.91% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 202 316
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 42 44
Average hourly rate £25.77 £19.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Gentran
England

Gentran
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Gentran across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Gentran Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Gentran
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Gentran Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Gentran
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gentran within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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Vacancies
Cheshire - - - -
Gentran
England

Gentran
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Gentran 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 Gentran.

1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) DMZ
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) GIS
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
1 6 (100.00%) ISPF
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking

Gentran
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Gentran 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 Gentran. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) DMZ
2 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) GIS
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle