Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 85 48
Rank change year-on-year -7 -37 +16
Contract jobs citing IBM 49 69 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.74% 2.16% 3.37%
As % of the Vendors category 4.23% 4.95% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 59
Manchester median daily rate £435 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £330 £339 £309
90th Percentile £515 £571 £538
North West median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £14.50
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -42.47% -8.75% -51.22%

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,159 1,393 1,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.08% 43.65% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 819 785
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 22 60
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £11.71 £10.54 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.96 £34.43 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £19.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year -16.17% +10.36% +4.57%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -2 1 - -
IBM
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region with a requirement for IBM.

1 13 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (24.49%) ETL
2 12 (24.49%) SQL
3 11 (22.45%) Unix
3 11 (22.45%) Linux
4 10 (20.41%) Banking
5 9 (18.37%) Middleware
5 9 (18.37%) Finance
5 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (18.37%) Capita
6 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
6 8 (16.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (16.33%) Cognos
6 8 (16.33%) AIX
6 8 (16.33%) Oracle
6 8 (16.33%) DataStage
6 8 (16.33%) Mainframe
6 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.29%) Windows
7 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (12.24%) Java
9 5 (10.20%) Migration
9 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (10.20%) Change Management
9 5 (10.20%) ITIL
9 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
9 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
10 4 (8.16%) IBM Integration Bus

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 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) CICS
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) Confluence
5 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) IBM Blueworks
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) FTP
2 2 (4.08%) AMQP
2 2 (4.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.04%) SMTP
3 1 (2.04%) SNMP
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (16.33%) DataStage
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.16%) DB2
4 2 (4.08%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) Gradle
3 2 (4.08%) JUnit
3 2 (4.08%) Maven
3 2 (4.08%) Mockito
3 2 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (4.08%) Spock
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.04%) ERwin
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 10 (20.41%) Banking
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) Cognos Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Cognos BI Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (10.20%) DataStage Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.12%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Middleware
2 4 (8.16%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (8.16%) REST
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) ISPF
3 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (6.12%) XSLT
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Camel
4 2 (4.08%) Grails
4 2 (4.08%) JMS
4 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 2 (4.08%) Spring
4 2 (4.08%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.04%) Dojo
5 1 (2.04%) EDI
5 1 (2.04%) EJB
5 1 (2.04%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) JPA
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Mainframe
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) HACMP
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) FMCG
5 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.04%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.04%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
1 11 (22.45%) Unix
2 8 (16.33%) AIX
3 7 (14.29%) Windows
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ETL
2 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) Change Management
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL
4 5 (10.20%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) Analytics
6 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.12%) Process Management
6 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) BPMN
7 2 (4.08%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (4.08%) User Stories
7 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) JCL
3 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.08%) COBOL
4 2 (4.08%) Groovy
5 1 (2.04%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.04%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.04%) Jython
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) GPFS
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) NFS
3 1 (2.04%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) FlexNet
1 3 (6.12%) IBM BigFix
1 3 (6.12%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.04%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.04%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) PowerBroker
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Salt
2 1 (2.04%) Terraform
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Capita
2 8 (16.33%) Cognos
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) IBM Sterling
4 3 (6.12%) Snow
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.04%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.04%) Huawei
6 1 (2.04%) Informatica
6 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) Teradata
6 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.04%) Veritas
6 1 (2.04%) WSO2