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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 137 156 141
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing Tandem 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.024% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.081% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £335 £525 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.19% +87.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £406 £430
% change year-on-year
-17.53% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.88 - -
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
965 1230 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.34% 29.61% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 669 545
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 65 54
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.34 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.74% +16.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 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 - 8 £335 -
Manchester - 1 £370 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £370 -
Tandem
England

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 16 (88.89%) Unix
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Service Management
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Release Management
4 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (50.00%) AIX
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 9 (50.00%) ITSM
4 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (50.00%) Change Management
4 9 (50.00%) Data Management
4 9 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 9 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) Open Source
5 8 (44.44%) SaaS
5 8 (44.44%) PaaS
5 8 (44.44%) IaaS
6 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
6 7 (38.89%) SLA
6 7 (38.89%) IBM
7 6 (33.33%) EMV

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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) DNN
2 2 (11.11%) Immediacy CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Kentico
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Sitefinity
2 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 9 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) IaaS
1 8 (44.44%) PaaS
1 8 (44.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) BASE24 Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Operational Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Operations Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Support
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) BASE24 Support
4 4 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Developer
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (11.11%) RESTful
2 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.56%) ISPF
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
4 6 (33.33%) EMV
4 6 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (5.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Unix
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) AIX
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Service Management
2 9 (50.00%) Change Management
2 9 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 9 (50.00%) Data Management
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) ITSM
2 9 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Release Management
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Open Source
4 6 (33.33%) Coaching
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (33.33%) DevOps
4 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) COBOL
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Alterian
3 2 (11.11%) Ektron
3 2 (11.11%) EPiServer
3 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.56%) Axway
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Sterling