Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 117 97
Rank change year-on-year +3 -20 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 19 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.76% 1.12% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 2.68% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 33
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% -3.33%
10th Percentile £350 £358 £330
90th Percentile £544 £660 £515
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £21.00

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 976 1,232 1,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.20% 41.82% 41.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 755 728
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £200 £202 £213
90th Percentile £588 £570 £588
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £420
% change year-on-year +3.66% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 78 77
Manchester median hourly rate £20.50 £19.59 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +15.22% +17.24%
10th Percentile £13.17 £12.73 £11.71
90th Percentile £44.40 £32.00 £30.96
North West median hourly rate £23.63 £20.00 £16.19
% change year-on-year +18.13% +23.53% -12.49%

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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
Bolton - 3 £350 -
IBM
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Unix
4 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
5 6 (31.58%) JCL
5 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
5 6 (31.58%) BMC
5 6 (31.58%) zOS
5 6 (31.58%) Remedy
5 6 (31.58%) ActionScript
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) OpenText
5 6 (31.58%) IBM Sterling
5 6 (31.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (31.58%) ActionScript 2.0
6 5 (26.32%) AWS
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
7 4 (21.05%) Azure
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) AppDynamics
8 3 (15.79%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) Java
9 2 (10.53%) .NET
9 2 (10.53%) IIS
9 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio

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 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Infor CloudSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Datadog
3 2 (10.53%) IaaS
3 2 (10.53%) OpenShift
3 2 (10.53%) PaaS
3 2 (10.53%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) GIS
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
2 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
2 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (10.53%) Zephyr
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) BPM Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Database Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) AS400
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Unix
4 6 (31.58%) zOS
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
2 2 (10.53%) BPMN
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Automation
2 2 (10.53%) Kanban
2 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Document Management
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
2 6 (31.58%) ActionScript
2 6 (31.58%) ActionScript 2.0
2 6 (31.58%) JCL
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
1 2 (10.53%) Nagios
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) BMC
1 6 (31.58%) IBM Sterling
1 6 (31.58%) OpenText
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
1 6 (31.58%) Remedy
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) AppDynamics
4 2 (10.53%) Google
4 2 (10.53%) Micro Focus
4 2 (10.53%) New Relic
4 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
5 1 (5.26%) Infor
5 1 (5.26%) Netezza
5 1 (5.26%) VMware