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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 37 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 16 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.15% - 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Average daily rate £570 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +53.84%
IBM
Cheshire

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
208 129 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 53.89% 60.28% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 83 22
Average daily rate £475 £600 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +62.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £392 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Middleware
3 14 (46.67%) High Availability
3 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
4 13 (43.33%) CSS3
4 13 (43.33%) HTML5
4 13 (43.33%) REST
4 13 (43.33%) Apache Camel
4 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) Banking
4 13 (43.33%) JSON
4 13 (43.33%) HTTP
4 13 (43.33%) JBoss
4 13 (43.33%) Apache
4 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
4 13 (43.33%) SOA
4 13 (43.33%) C
4 13 (43.33%) C++
4 13 (43.33%) HTML
4 13 (43.33%) Java
4 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (43.33%) J2EE
4 13 (43.33%) MySQL
4 13 (43.33%) Oracle
4 13 (43.33%) CSS
4 13 (43.33%) JDBC
4 13 (43.33%) SOAP
4 13 (43.33%) XML
4 13 (43.33%) E-business
4 13 (43.33%) PostgreSQL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (43.33%) Apache
1 13 (43.33%) JBoss
1 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) HTTP
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) LAN
2 5 (16.67%) VPN
2 5 (16.67%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) BGP
3 4 (13.33%) FabricPath
3 4 (13.33%) IPsec
3 4 (13.33%) IPv4
3 4 (13.33%) IPv6
3 4 (13.33%) MPLS
3 4 (13.33%) OSPF
3 4 (13.33%) TRILL
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security
4 2 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) MySQL
1 13 (43.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 13 (43.33%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Technical Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Digital Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Digital Technical Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Network Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Lead Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Data Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Data Centre Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Data Migration Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Data Migration Lead
6 4 (13.33%) Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Java Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Lead Data Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Migration Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
8 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) Middleware
2 13 (43.33%) ActiveMQ
2 13 (43.33%) Apache Camel
2 13 (43.33%) CSS
2 13 (43.33%) CSS3
2 13 (43.33%) HTML
2 13 (43.33%) HTML5
2 13 (43.33%) J2EE
2 13 (43.33%) JDBC
2 13 (43.33%) JSON
2 13 (43.33%) REST
2 13 (43.33%) SOAP
2 13 (43.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (13.33%) iSeries
3 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) HACMP
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) AIX
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) HPUX
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) High Availability
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) E-business
2 13 (43.33%) SOA
3 10 (33.33%) Migration
4 8 (26.67%) Open Source
5 6 (20.00%) Validation
6 5 (16.67%) Microservices
7 4 (13.33%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Network Design
8 2 (6.67%) OpenUP
9 1 (3.33%) B2C
9 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (3.33%) Service Management
9 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C
1 13 (43.33%) C++
1 13 (43.33%) Java
1 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) GPFS
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) Juniper
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Sun