The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

IBM
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 30 24
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.38% 5.48% 5.19%
As % of the Vendors category 18.37% 12.50% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Median daily rate £450 £381 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.03% -8.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £308 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.94% -24.00%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 49 96 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 34.75% 43.84% 51.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 88 57
Median daily rate £369 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.60% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £305 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Chester

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Chester

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 Chester region with a requirement for IBM.

1 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) DataStage
3 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
4 3 (27.27%) Data Lineage
4 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) SAS
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) JUnit
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (18.18%) JDBC
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) Linux

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (27.27%) SAS
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) DMZ
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (36.36%) DataStage
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Data Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) JAXB
1 2 (18.18%) JAX-WS
1 2 (18.18%) JDBC
1 2 (18.18%) POJO
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) WSDL
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSLT
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) JDOM
2 1 (9.09%) JiBX
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) AIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Data Lineage
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) AOP
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Kofax
2 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos