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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 15 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 3.45% 9.24% 7.02%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 20.37% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £435 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £351 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £555 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.37 £28.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.55% -20.83%  

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 26 54 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 44.83% 45.38% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 7
Median daily rate £360 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (33.33%) BPEL
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) JTA
2 1 (33.33%) AOP
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Yahoo!
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
1 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Prime Brokerage
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Management Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Dojo
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (33.33%) ISPF
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) JTA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (33.33%) Struts2
2 1 (33.33%) UIKit
2 1 (33.33%) WebCenter
2 1 (33.33%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) HPUX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) AOP
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) BPEL
1 1 (33.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) SOLID
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
1 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Endevor
1 1 (33.33%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Kony
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) Yahoo!