Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 77 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 -26 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 53 90 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.82% 2.55% 3.10%
As % of the Vendors category 4.22% 5.83% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 55 58
Manchester median daily rate £390 £425 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% -2.02% +15.67%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £325
90th Percentile £508 £571 £541
North West median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate - - £17.75
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -49.40% +3.75% -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 1255 1544 1558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 43.04% 43.73% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 904 823
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £243 £213
90th Percentile £592 £540 £529
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 36 65
Manchester median hourly rate £16.00 £13.60 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.69% +0.70% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.45 £9.88 £10.30
90th Percentile £35.60 £33.38 £21.95
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.13 £17.42
% change year-on-year -11.20% +4.05% +8.88%

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -5 1 - - 1
IBM
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 15 (28.30%) Unix
2 13 (24.53%) Migration
3 12 (22.64%) Finance
3 12 (22.64%) AIX
4 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (18.87%) ETL
5 10 (18.87%) DataStage
6 9 (16.98%) Banking
6 9 (16.98%) Linux
6 9 (16.98%) WebSphere
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle
7 7 (13.21%) SQL
7 7 (13.21%) Middleware
8 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.32%) Windows
9 5 (9.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (9.43%) Java
9 5 (9.43%) HACMP
9 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
9 5 (9.43%) Change Management
9 5 (9.43%) Mainframe
9 5 (9.43%) Capita
9 5 (9.43%) Data Protection
9 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
10 4 (7.55%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
10 4 (7.55%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 9 (16.98%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.77%) CICS
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) WAN
2 3 (5.66%) SAN
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.77%) AMQP
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) LAN
3 2 (3.77%) VoIP
3 2 (3.77%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) FTP
4 1 (1.89%) HTTP
4 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.89%) SMTP
4 1 (1.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (18.87%) DataStage
3 4 (7.55%) DB2
3 4 (7.55%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) Redis
5 1 (1.89%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) Gradle
3 2 (3.77%) JUnit
3 2 (3.77%) Maven
3 2 (3.77%) Mockito
3 2 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.77%) Spock
4 1 (1.89%) ERwin
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) DataStage Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Cognos BI Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Cognos Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) AIX Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Middleware Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Unix Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Middleware Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Middleware
2 4 (7.55%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (7.55%) XML
3 3 (5.66%) REST
3 3 (5.66%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.66%) XSLT
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Camel
4 2 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.77%) Grails
4 2 (3.77%) JMS
4 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 2 (3.77%) Spring Integration
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) Dojo
5 1 (1.89%) EDI
5 1 (1.89%) EJB
5 1 (1.89%) JPA
5 1 (1.89%) JSP
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
1 5 (9.43%) HACMP
1 5 (9.43%) Mainframe
2 4 (7.55%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) AS400
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) FMCG
4 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.89%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Unix
2 12 (22.64%) AIX
3 9 (16.98%) Linux
4 6 (11.32%) Windows
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Migration
2 10 (18.87%) ETL
3 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.43%) Change Management
4 5 (9.43%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL
5 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.66%) Analytics
6 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.66%) Service Management
6 3 (5.66%) Software Delivery
7 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.77%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.77%) SIEM
7 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) COBOL
3 2 (3.77%) Groovy
4 1 (1.89%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.89%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.89%) Jython
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) CISSP
1 2 (3.77%) SANS
1 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) SSCP
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) GPFS
2 2 (3.77%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) NFS
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.66%) FlexNet
2 3 (5.66%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (3.77%) Kibana
3 2 (3.77%) logstash
3 2 (3.77%) QRadar
4 1 (1.89%) Ansible
4 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.89%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.89%) PowerBroker
4 1 (1.89%) Puppet
4 1 (1.89%) Salt
4 1 (1.89%) Terraform
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Capita
3 4 (7.55%) Cognos
3 4 (7.55%) HP
4 3 (5.66%) IBM Sterling
4 3 (5.66%) Snow
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) Apple
5 2 (3.77%) LogRhythm
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) Splunk
6 1 (1.89%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.89%) Huawei
6 1 (1.89%) Informatica
6 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec
6 1 (1.89%) Teradata
6 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.89%) Veritas
6 1 (1.89%) WSO2