The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / North West
Rank 73 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs citing IBM 65 130 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.51% 3.40% 2.87%
As % of the Vendors category 5.93% 8.08% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 64 49
Median daily rate £420 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +24.28%

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1097 1609 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.29% 42.07% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 874 765
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 116 107
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IBM
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 IBM within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +1 35 £450 +12.50% 9
Cheshire -2 11 £450 +5.88% 4
Lancashire +4 8 £400 +3.89% 1
Merseyside -6 6 £400 +18.51% 2
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 North West region with a requirement for IBM.

1 66 (48.53%) Linux
2 57 (41.91%) Windows
3 46 (33.82%) Unix
4 38 (27.94%) Java
5 37 (27.21%) TCP/IP
6 35 (25.74%) Splunk
6 35 (25.74%) LogRhythm
6 35 (25.74%) QRadar
7 34 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 34 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
8 33 (24.26%) Cybersecurity
8 33 (24.26%) SANS
8 33 (24.26%) VoIP
8 33 (24.26%) SSCP
8 33 (24.26%) Firewall
9 32 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 32 (23.53%) CISSP
9 32 (23.53%) Apple
9 32 (23.53%) WAN
9 32 (23.53%) LAN
9 32 (23.53%) VPN
9 32 (23.53%) Elastic Stack
9 32 (23.53%) Patch Management
10 30 (22.06%) Security Cleared
10 30 (22.06%) Finance
11 27 (19.85%) SC Cleared
12 25 (18.38%) WebSphere
13 22 (16.18%) ITIL
13 22 (16.18%) Migration
14 21 (15.44%) Web Services

IBM
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 25 (18.38%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.09%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.62%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (5.88%) Apache
4 8 (5.88%) JBoss
5 7 (5.15%) IIS
6 5 (3.68%) Jetty
6 5 (3.68%) Mongrel
6 5 (3.68%) nginx
6 5 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.94%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.21%) SAS
8 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.47%) CICS
9 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.47%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.47%) WebLogic Integration
10 1 (0.74%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.74%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.74%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.68%) Google App Engine
3 5 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.74%) G Suite
5 1 (0.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.74%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.74%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 37 (27.21%) TCP/IP
2 33 (24.26%) Firewall
2 33 (24.26%) VoIP
3 32 (23.53%) LAN
3 32 (23.53%) VPN
3 32 (23.53%) WAN
4 18 (13.24%) HTTP
5 11 (8.09%) DNS
6 9 (6.62%) FTP
6 9 (6.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (6.62%) SSL
6 9 (6.62%) Wireless
7 7 (5.15%) DHCP
8 5 (3.68%) IPsec
9 4 (2.94%) HTTPS
10 3 (2.21%) NAS
11 2 (1.47%) SAN
11 2 (1.47%) SMTP
11 2 (1.47%) SNMP
12 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.97%) DB2
2 16 (11.76%) Redis
3 8 (5.88%) MySQL
4 6 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.21%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (2.21%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.47%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.74%) Big Data
7 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.68%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.21%) Subversion
4 2 (1.47%) ERwin
4 2 (1.47%) Selenium
5 1 (0.74%) Ant
5 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.74%) Gradle
5 1 (0.74%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.74%) Maven
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
General
1 30 (22.06%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Retail
3 7 (5.15%) Banking
4 4 (2.94%) Marketing
5 3 (2.21%) Billing
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.74%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (16.91%) Analyst
2 20 (14.71%) Developer
3 13 (9.56%) Security Analyst
4 12 (8.82%) Consultant
5 10 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Architect
6 8 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
6 8 (5.88%) Security Specialist
6 8 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 7 (5.15%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (3.68%) Designer
8 5 (3.68%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
9 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Management Engineer
9 3 (2.21%) Product Specialist
9 3 (2.21%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.53%) Elastic Stack
2 21 (15.44%) Web Services
3 18 (13.24%) J2EE
3 18 (13.24%) Middleware
4 11 (8.09%) RESTful
5 10 (7.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (5.15%) XML
7 6 (4.41%) Regular Expression
7 6 (4.41%) Servlets
8 5 (3.68%) .NET
8 5 (3.68%) JMS
9 4 (2.94%) EDIFACT
9 4 (2.94%) JDBC
9 4 (2.94%) ODBC
9 4 (2.94%) SOAP
10 3 (2.21%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (2.21%) REST
11 2 (1.47%) Dojo
11 2 (1.47%) jQuery
11 2 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.56%) Cyber Attack
3 13 (9.56%) Data Centre
4 11 (8.09%) Mainframe
5 8 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (3.68%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.94%) User Experience
8 2 (1.47%) Clustering
8 2 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.47%) IBM XIV
8 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.74%) Blog
9 1 (0.74%) BYOD
9 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.74%) DataPower
9 1 (0.74%) Derivative
9 1 (0.74%) Tandem
9 1 (0.74%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 66 (48.53%) Linux
2 57 (41.91%) Windows
3 46 (33.82%) Unix
4 21 (15.44%) AIX
5 18 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (13.24%) Solaris
6 13 (9.56%) HPUX
7 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.41%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.94%) OS/2
9 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 34 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 33 (24.26%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (23.53%) Patch Management
3 32 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 22 (16.18%) ITIL
4 22 (16.18%) Migration
5 21 (15.44%) Open Source
6 20 (14.71%) Information Security
6 20 (14.71%) SIEM
7 18 (13.24%) Case Management
7 18 (13.24%) Security Operations
8 15 (11.03%) Service Management
9 12 (8.82%) Security Monitoring
10 11 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.88%) Asset Management
11 8 (5.88%) DevOps
11 8 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (5.15%) Process Improvement
12 7 (5.15%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.94%) Java
2 18 (13.24%) Perl
3 14 (10.29%) SQL
4 13 (9.56%) Python
5 6 (4.41%) Bourne shell
5 6 (4.41%) Korn
5 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.41%) VBScript
6 4 (2.94%) ActionScript
6 4 (2.94%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (2.94%) ActionScript 3.0
7 3 (2.21%) Jython
7 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.47%) JCL
9 1 (0.74%) COBOL
9 1 (0.74%) REXX
Qualifications
1 33 (24.26%) SANS
1 33 (24.26%) SSCP
2 32 (23.53%) CISSP
3 30 (22.06%) Security Cleared
4 27 (19.85%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.47%) Degree
7 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (3.68%) Xen
5 2 (1.47%) vSphere
5 2 (1.47%) XenApp
6 1 (0.74%) RACF
6 1 (0.74%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.74%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 35 (25.74%) QRadar
2 16 (11.76%) Kibana
2 16 (11.76%) logstash
3 15 (11.03%) Tivoli
4 14 (10.29%) Netcool
4 14 (10.29%) SCOM
5 9 (6.62%) RSA enVision
6 7 (5.15%) IBM BigFix
7 6 (4.41%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (3.68%) Puppet
9 3 (2.21%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.74%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.74%) SCCM
11 1 (0.74%) TADDM
11 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (25.74%) LogRhythm
1 35 (25.74%) Splunk
2 32 (23.53%) Apple
3 19 (13.97%) Oracle
4 18 (13.24%) CA
5 17 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 15 (11.03%) HP
6 15 (11.03%) VMware
7 11 (8.09%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.62%) Google
8 9 (6.62%) SAP
9 7 (5.15%) ServiceNow
10 5 (3.68%) NetApp
11 4 (2.94%) Axway
11 4 (2.94%) Veritas
12 3 (2.21%) Dell
13 2 (1.47%) Cisco
13 2 (1.47%) Citrix
13 2 (1.47%) CommVault
13 2 (1.47%) Embarcadero
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