Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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 > Knutsford
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 13 26
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 3.55% 2.60% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 8.00% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Knutsford median daily rate £368 £338 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% -16.04% -13.08%
10th Percentile £295 £319 £363
90th Percentile £411 £356 £478
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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

All Vendors
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 55 25 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 39.01% 32.47% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 44
Knutsford median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% +26.92%
10th Percentile £121 £268 £241
90th Percentile £475 £438 £487
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £411
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.74% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - £60.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year -23.53% +0.95% -3.77%

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 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (40.00%) CyberArk
2 2 (40.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 2 (40.00%) PowerBroker
3 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) IBM XIV
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (20.00%) WebEx
3 1 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (20.00%) HP Fortify

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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AppScan
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (20.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) PowerBroker
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (20.00%) HP Fortify
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CyberArk
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Sterling
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow