Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 38 32
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 11 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.21% 1.66% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 11.00% 4.20% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Chester median daily rate £450 £325 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -33.33% +18.18%
10th Percentile £425 £298 £393
90th Percentile £525 £408 £518
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Chester median hourly rate £21.00 - £19.03
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.00 - £19.03

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Chester.

All Vendors
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 100 119 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 47.39% 39.53% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 102 75
Chester median daily rate £340 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.58% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £206 £294 £305
90th Percentile £483 £525 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 17
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +25.00% -22.22%
10th Percentile £11.10 £17.50 £11.91
90th Percentile £29.40 £17.50 £34.25
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £15.06
% change year-on-year -12.52% -1.31% -6.82%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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 22 November 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%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (54.55%) DataStage
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
5 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) SAS
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) IBM Certification
6 2 (18.18%) AIX
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Data Lineage
6 2 (18.18%) FileNet
7 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
7 1 (9.09%) Front End Development

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%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) FileNet
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (54.55%) DataStage
2 3 (27.27%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) DataStage Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) FileNet Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DataStage Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Axis
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) DOM
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) ICEfaces
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) JSF
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) RichFaces
1 1 (9.09%) Servlets
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) WSDL
1 1 (9.09%) XHTML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) RIA
1 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (18.18%) Data Lineage
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Perforce