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 March 2017 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tandem
England / North West
Rank 129 157 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs citing Tandem 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.18% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £356 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £443
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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
776 1239 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.98% 32.35% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 717 547
Median daily rate £380 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £220 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 61 49
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.39 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tandem across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Tandem Daily Rate Histogram 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 March 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
Lancashire - 3 £350 - 1
Tandem
England

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 (80.00%) ITIL
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Service Management
1 12 (80.00%) Change Management
1 12 (80.00%) Data Management
1 12 (80.00%) Release Management
1 12 (80.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 11 (73.33%) ITSM
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Unix
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) AIX
4 9 (60.00%) Windows 2000
4 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (60.00%) Problem Management
4 9 (60.00%) Data Analysis
4 9 (60.00%) WebSphere
4 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (53.33%) Open Source
5 8 (53.33%) SaaS
5 8 (53.33%) PaaS
5 8 (53.33%) IaaS
5 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (46.67%) SLA
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (40.00%) DevOps
7 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning

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 9 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) DNN
2 2 (13.33%) EPiServer
2 2 (13.33%) Immediacy CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Kentico
2 2 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Sitefinity
2 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) IaaS
1 8 (53.33%) PaaS
1 8 (53.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Operational Support Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Operations Support Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) CMS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) EPiServer Developer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
1 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Blog
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Unix
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) AIX
3 9 (60.00%) Windows 2000
3 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Change Management
1 12 (80.00%) Data Management
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
1 12 (80.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 12 (80.00%) Release Management
1 12 (80.00%) Service Management
2 11 (73.33%) ITSM
3 9 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 9 (60.00%) Problem Management
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Open Source
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (40.00%) DevOps
5 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Content Management
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Fujitsu
2 3 (20.00%) ICL
3 2 (13.33%) Alterian
3 2 (13.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.67%) IBM