The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 June 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 43 70
Rank change year-on-year -31 +27  
Contract jobs citing IBM 15 61 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.08% 3.35% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 8.03% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 37 17
Median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £533 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £401
% change year-on-year - -0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.94% -24.00%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 634 760 687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.58% 41.78% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 423 360
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 36
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.25 £17.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.60% -22.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.40 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Manchester

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Manchester

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Manchester

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 3 £375 -
IBM
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for IBM.

1 32 (57.14%) Unix
2 27 (48.21%) Linux
3 24 (42.86%) Windows
4 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 18 (32.14%) LAN
5 18 (32.14%) WAN
5 18 (32.14%) Firewall
6 17 (30.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 17 (30.36%) VoIP
6 17 (30.36%) VPN
6 17 (30.36%) Apple
6 17 (30.36%) Splunk
6 17 (30.36%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (30.36%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (30.36%) LogRhythm
6 17 (30.36%) Patch Management
6 17 (30.36%) QRadar
7 16 (28.57%) SANS
7 16 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
7 16 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (28.57%) CISSP
7 16 (28.57%) SSCP
8 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
9 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
9 13 (23.21%) Open Source
10 12 (21.43%) Finance
10 12 (21.43%) Information Security
10 12 (21.43%) SIEM
10 12 (21.43%) Security Operations
11 10 (17.86%) Case Management

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.93%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (7.14%) IIS
3 4 (7.14%) Jetty
3 4 (7.14%) Mongrel
3 4 (7.14%) nginx
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.57%) JBoss
6 1 (1.79%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (7.14%) Google App Engine
1 4 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 18 (32.14%) Firewall
2 18 (32.14%) LAN
2 18 (32.14%) WAN
3 17 (30.36%) VoIP
3 17 (30.36%) VPN
4 10 (17.86%) HTTP
5 9 (16.07%) SSL
6 8 (14.29%) FTP
7 7 (12.50%) NAS
8 5 (8.93%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (7.14%) DHCP
9 4 (7.14%) DNS
9 4 (7.14%) HTTPS
9 4 (7.14%) IPsec
9 4 (7.14%) Wireless
10 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.79%) Internet
10 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Redis
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) DataStage
4 1 (1.79%) DB2
4 1 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.14%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.79%) Lombardi
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (10.71%) Security Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Security Specialist
3 6 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Storage Specialist
4 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Data Centre Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Developer
4 3 (5.36%) Integration Specialist
4 3 (5.36%) NetApp Specialist
4 3 (5.36%) Product Specialist
4 3 (5.36%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (5.36%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Senior Security Specialist
4 3 (5.36%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) AIX Specialist
5 2 (3.57%) Middleware Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Splunk Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (10.71%) Middleware
3 5 (8.93%) J2EE
3 5 (8.93%) RESTful
3 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 5 (8.93%) XML
4 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 4 (7.14%) EDIFACT
4 4 (7.14%) JDBC
4 4 (7.14%) JMS
4 4 (7.14%) ODBC
4 4 (7.14%) Servlets
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) Dojo
5 1 (1.79%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.79%) HTML
5 1 (1.79%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) Sencha Touch
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 6 (10.71%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (10.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.79%) AS400
6 1 (1.79%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 32 (57.14%) Unix
2 27 (48.21%) Linux
3 24 (42.86%) Windows
4 9 (16.07%) AIX
5 3 (5.36%) HPUX
5 3 (5.36%) Solaris
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.79%) NetWare
7 1 (1.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Network Monitoring
1 17 (30.36%) Patch Management
1 17 (30.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 17 (30.36%) Vulnerability Management
2 16 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (23.21%) Open Source
4 12 (21.43%) Information Security
4 12 (21.43%) Security Operations
4 12 (21.43%) SIEM
5 10 (17.86%) Case Management
6 9 (16.07%) ITIL
7 8 (14.29%) DevOps
8 7 (12.50%) Migration
9 6 (10.71%) Service Management
10 5 (8.93%) Privileged Access Management
11 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) ActionScript
3 4 (7.14%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (7.14%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (3.57%) JCL
4 2 (3.57%) Perl
4 2 (3.57%) SQL
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) COBOL
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) CISSP
1 16 (28.57%) SANS
1 16 (28.57%) SSCP
2 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
3 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.14%) Xen
2 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) vSphere
2 3 (5.36%) XenApp
3 1 (1.79%) Firmware
3 1 (1.79%) NFS
3 1 (1.79%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.79%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) QRadar
2 9 (16.07%) Kibana
2 9 (16.07%) logstash
3 4 (7.14%) Puppet
3 4 (7.14%) RSA enVision
3 4 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.57%) IBM BigFix
4 2 (3.57%) Netcool
4 2 (3.57%) SCOM
5 1 (1.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Apple
1 17 (30.36%) LogRhythm
1 17 (30.36%) Splunk
2 10 (17.86%) NetApp
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.29%) VMware
4 7 (12.50%) HP
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle
6 4 (7.14%) Axway
6 4 (7.14%) Google
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix
7 3 (5.36%) CommVault
8 2 (3.57%) CA
8 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.79%) Chordiant
9 1 (1.79%) Dell
9 1 (1.79%) Huawei
9 1 (1.79%) Intel
9 1 (1.79%) SAP
9 1 (1.79%) Sencha
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