The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 36 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.59% - 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.61% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Vendors Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
153 45 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 60.96% 30.82% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 24 30
Average daily rate £400 £305 £247
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +23.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £203 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £14.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% -10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £15.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

IBM
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) AIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft