Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 77 57
Rank change year-on-year -44 -20 +22
Contract jobs citing IBM 27 56 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.88% 2.08% 3.09%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 4.86% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 45 62
Manchester median daily rate £405 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -1.54% -9.72%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £328
90th Percentile £488 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £19.50 -
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -54.65% -

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 1,218 1,152 1,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.64% 42.75% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 662 772
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £219 £205 £213
90th Percentile £575 £599 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 46 41
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -11.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.86 £10.45 £9.18
90th Percentile £36.50 £23.00 £41.50
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +14.29%

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 23 June 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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 10 (37.04%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) Unix
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Banking
4 6 (22.22%) Middleware
4 6 (22.22%) Mainframe
4 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (18.52%) Time Sharing Option
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
5 5 (18.52%) JCL
5 5 (18.52%) Tivoli
5 5 (18.52%) AIX
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Teradata
6 4 (14.81%) Windows
6 4 (14.81%) Perl
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 4 (14.81%) DNS
6 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (14.81%) DataStage
6 4 (14.81%) Informatica
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Kubernetes
6 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning

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 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.41%) CICS
3 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Domino
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Bluemix
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) FTP
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) SMTP
2 2 (7.41%) SNMP
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.81%) DataStage
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 7 (25.93%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Teradata Developer
4 2 (7.41%) COBOL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Messaging Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (11.11%) ISPF
2 3 (11.11%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) J2EE
3 2 (7.41%) Node.js
3 2 (7.41%) React
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) CGI
4 1 (3.70%) Flask
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) Struts
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 3 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (11.11%) iPad
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (7.41%) VSAM
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Unix
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) AIX
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.41%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.70%) MVS
6 1 (3.70%) OS/390
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Change Management
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) ETL
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) BDD
5 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.41%) Microservices
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) JCL
3 4 (14.81%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) COBOL
5 2 (7.41%) Groovy
5 2 (7.41%) Jython
6 1 (3.70%) LotusScript
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (11.11%) Docker
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Tivoli
2 4 (14.81%) Kubernetes
3 3 (11.11%) MaaS360
4 2 (7.41%) Ansible
4 2 (7.41%) WSUS
5 1 (3.70%) Netcool
5 1 (3.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Informatica
1 4 (14.81%) Teradata
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Blue Prism
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) IronPort
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Lotus
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) VMware