The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 164 155 136
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs citing Tandem 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.41% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £338 £550 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +35.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £550 £463
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +18.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - -
Tandem
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1269 1221 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.54% 30.71% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 661 470
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 73 83
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Tandem
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Tandem Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Tandem
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 Tandem within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 +2 2 £338 - 1
Cheshire -4 2 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - -
Tandem
England

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Tandem 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 Tandem.

1 10 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 8 (66.67%) Unix
3 8 (66.67%) IBM
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) Investment Banking
4 7 (58.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (41.67%) BASE24
5 5 (41.67%) J2EE
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) COBOL
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) ATM
5 5 (41.67%) EMV
6 3 (25.00%) JCL
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) People Management
7 2 (16.67%) Time Management
7 2 (16.67%) Ektron
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Clustering
7 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
7 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint

Tandem
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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) FileNet
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Acrobat
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) ATM
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) GIS
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 7 (58.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Support
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) GIS Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 7 (58.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (41.67%) EMV
4 2 (16.67%) Animation
4 2 (16.67%) Clustering
4 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) People Management
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) COBOL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Ektron
2 2 (16.67%) Genesys
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) VMware