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 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 149 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Tandem 7 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% - 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
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
1142 1208 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.66% 28.77% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 744 539
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 56 69
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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 25 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
Manchester - 7 - -
Tandem
England

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) IBM
3 10 (83.33%) Unix
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
5 7 (58.33%) Project Management
6 6 (50.00%) BASE24
6 6 (50.00%) Supplier Management
6 6 (50.00%) J2EE
6 6 (50.00%) Windows
6 6 (50.00%) ATM
6 6 (50.00%) COBOL
6 6 (50.00%) Java
6 6 (50.00%) EMV
6 6 (50.00%) Coaching
7 4 (33.33%) Banking
7 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) JCL
8 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (16.67%) People Management
9 2 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (16.67%) FileNet
9 2 (16.67%) Change Management
9 2 (16.67%) Firewall
9 2 (16.67%) GIS
9 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
9 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
9 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis

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 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) FTP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) GIS
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) 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%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) GIS Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Unix Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) ISPF
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (50.00%) EMV
5 2 (16.67%) Clustering
5 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 2 (16.67%) iSeries
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Coaching
2 6 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) People Management
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
6 1 (8.33%) B2B
6 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) COBOL
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) 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%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Axway
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft