Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 23 33
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.26% 5.51% 5.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 14.58% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 18
Chester median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -1.23%
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 114 96 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 47.90% 37.80% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 76 143
Chester median daily rate £388 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -15.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £279 £245 £295
90th Percentile £552 £488 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 4
Chester median hourly rate £16.24 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.92% -38.10% +31.91%
10th Percentile £13.45 £10.51 £17.15
90th Percentile £42.50 £18.33 £31.68
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.86
% change year-on-year +30.77% -12.52% -5.77%

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 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for IBM.

1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) DataStage
1 2 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) ER Studio
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) EngageOne
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Toad

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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) EngageOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) DataStage
1 2 (66.67%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ER Studio
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DataStage Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Designer
2 1 (33.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle