Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 88 79
Rank change year-on-year -38 -9 -29
Contract jobs citing IBM 34 53 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.06% 1.83% 2.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.54% 4.37% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 49
Manchester median daily rate £400 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -4.41% -1.16%
10th Percentile £358 £327 £348
90th Percentile £500 £506 £571
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £21.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -46.15% -2.50%

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 1,338 1,214 1,493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.85% 41.93% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 748 877
Manchester median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £250
90th Percentile £553 £596 £551
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 71 33
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +11.66% +7.41%
10th Percentile £11.76 £11.75 £10.30
90th Percentile £38.75 £40.25 £35.85
North West median hourly rate £18.00 £16.19 £19.63
% change year-on-year +11.18% -17.50% +15.44%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -3 2 £500 - 1
IBM
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for IBM.

1 23 (67.65%) Unix
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 16 (47.06%) Windows
4 12 (35.29%) Java
5 11 (32.35%) JCL
5 11 (32.35%) IBM Sterling
6 10 (29.41%) ActionScript 2.0
6 10 (29.41%) ActionScript
7 9 (26.47%) Remedy
7 9 (26.47%) zOS
7 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
7 9 (26.47%) HTTPS
7 9 (26.47%) BMC
7 9 (26.47%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (26.47%) OpenText
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.59%) TDD
8 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
9 6 (17.65%) VPN
9 6 (17.65%) LAN
9 6 (17.65%) VoIP
9 6 (17.65%) WAN
9 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 6 (17.65%) SQL
9 6 (17.65%) McAfee
9 6 (17.65%) Apple
9 6 (17.65%) Firewall
9 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (17.65%) JIRA
9 6 (17.65%) BDD

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 5 (14.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (11.76%) Confluence
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.82%) IBM Domino
3 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.88%) CICS
4 2 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Boomi
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) HTTPS
2 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.65%) Firewall
3 6 (17.65%) LAN
3 6 (17.65%) VoIP
3 6 (17.65%) VPN
3 6 (17.65%) WAN
4 4 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.88%) HTTP
6 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 4 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Domino Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Domino Developer
4 3 (8.82%) SIEM Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Splunk Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) SOC Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (14.71%) Node.js
2 5 (14.71%) Spring
3 4 (11.76%) React
4 3 (8.82%) Middleware
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 3 (8.82%) XML
4 3 (8.82%) XPages
5 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
5 2 (5.88%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) XML Messaging
6 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.94%) EDI
6 1 (2.94%) EDIFACT
6 1 (2.94%) Flask
6 1 (2.94%) Java EE
6 1 (2.94%) REST
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Cyberattack
2 5 (14.71%) iPad
3 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.88%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Unix
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 16 (47.06%) Windows
4 9 (26.47%) zOS
5 2 (5.88%) AIX
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (20.59%) TDD
2 6 (17.65%) BDD
2 6 (17.65%) Case Management
2 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
2 6 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (17.65%) Open Source
2 6 (17.65%) Patch Management
2 6 (17.65%) SIEM
2 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (14.71%) DevOps
3 5 (14.71%) Information Security
3 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Scrum
3 5 (14.71%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (11.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (11.76%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) JCL
3 10 (29.41%) ActionScript
3 10 (29.41%) ActionScript 2.0
4 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 5 (14.71%) Python
7 4 (11.76%) Groovy
8 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.82%) LotusScript
9 2 (5.88%) PHP
9 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) CISSP
3 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SANS
3 2 (5.88%) SSCP
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) QRadar
2 5 (14.71%) Kubernetes
3 4 (11.76%) Ansible
4 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.94%) Nagios
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) Terraform
5 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) IBM Sterling
2 9 (26.47%) BMC
2 9 (26.47%) OpenText
2 9 (26.47%) Remedy
3 6 (17.65%) AlienVault
3 6 (17.65%) Apple
3 6 (17.65%) McAfee
3 6 (17.65%) Splunk
4 4 (11.76%) Blue Prism
5 3 (8.82%) Lotus
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Cognos
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) VMware