Period
to 21 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 21 July 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 > Knutsford
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 28 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 2.80% 6.11% 5.04%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 13.58% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Knutsford median daily rate £400 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -19.05% +16.67%
10th Percentile £346 £342 £397
90th Percentile £520 £558 £688
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 48 81 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 33.57% 45.00% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 29
Knutsford median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +41.67%
10th Percentile £350 £308 £357
90th Percentile £550 £490 £583
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £425 £408
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.29% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Knutsford median hourly rate £14.25 - £15.77
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.92 £16.84
% change year-on-year -11.35% +0.48% +2.84%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Knutsford

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Knutsford

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Knutsford over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for IBM.

1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) JCL
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISPF
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CA Endevor
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) SSL

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 (25.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Management Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
1 1 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA Endevor
1 1 (25.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow