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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
North West / Manchester
Rank 49 58 58
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Contract jobs citing IBM 41 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.14% 2.79% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 7.88% 7.08% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 20
Median daily rate £425 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £460 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year +30.43% +1.76%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 520 706 672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 39.79% 39.35% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 363 332
Median daily rate £381 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.04% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £90.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 16 £538 -
Bolton - 4 £383 -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 33 (54.10%) Linux
2 32 (52.46%) Unix
3 29 (47.54%) Windows
4 25 (40.98%) TCP/IP
5 21 (34.43%) Firewall
5 21 (34.43%) Splunk
5 21 (34.43%) LogRhythm
5 21 (34.43%) QRadar
6 20 (32.79%) SANS
6 20 (32.79%) Patch Management
6 20 (32.79%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (32.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 20 (32.79%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (32.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 20 (32.79%) Apple
6 20 (32.79%) SSCP
6 20 (32.79%) VPN
6 20 (32.79%) LAN
6 20 (32.79%) VoIP
6 20 (32.79%) WAN
7 19 (31.15%) CISSP
7 19 (31.15%) Elastic Stack
8 14 (22.95%) SIEM
8 14 (22.95%) Open Source
9 13 (21.31%) HTTP
9 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
9 13 (21.31%) Security Operations
10 12 (19.67%) WebSphere
10 12 (19.67%) Java
10 12 (19.67%) Information Security

IBM
Top Related 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 12 (19.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.20%) Apache
2 5 (8.20%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (6.56%) IIS
3 4 (6.56%) Jetty
3 4 (6.56%) Mongrel
3 4 (6.56%) nginx
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.28%) JBoss
5 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.56%) Google App Engine
2 4 (6.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.98%) TCP/IP
2 21 (34.43%) Firewall
3 20 (32.79%) LAN
3 20 (32.79%) VoIP
3 20 (32.79%) VPN
3 20 (32.79%) WAN
4 13 (21.31%) HTTP
5 9 (14.75%) SSL
6 8 (13.11%) FTP
7 7 (11.48%) DNS
8 6 (9.84%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (8.20%) DHCP
9 5 (8.20%) Wireless
10 4 (6.56%) HTTPS
10 4 (6.56%) IPsec
10 4 (6.56%) NAS
11 2 (3.28%) SMTP
11 2 (3.28%) SNMP
12 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) Redis
2 9 (14.75%) DB2
3 4 (6.56%) MySQL
4 3 (4.92%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.64%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.56%) Travis CI
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Lombardi
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Security Specialist
3 7 (11.48%) Consultant
3 7 (11.48%) Security Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (9.84%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Storage Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Data Centre Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Data Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Data Quality Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Product Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Security Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Security Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.15%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (14.75%) Middleware
3 7 (11.48%) RESTful
3 7 (11.48%) Web Services
4 6 (9.84%) J2EE
4 6 (9.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (8.20%) XML
6 4 (6.56%) .NET
6 4 (6.56%) EDIFACT
6 4 (6.56%) JDBC
6 4 (6.56%) JMS
6 4 (6.56%) ODBC
6 4 (6.56%) Servlets
7 2 (3.28%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.64%) CSS
8 1 (1.64%) Dojo
8 1 (1.64%) Ext JS
8 1 (1.64%) HTML
8 1 (1.64%) jQuery
8 1 (1.64%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.84%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (9.84%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (54.10%) Linux
2 32 (52.46%) Unix
3 29 (47.54%) Windows
4 7 (11.48%) AIX
5 6 (9.84%) Solaris
6 3 (4.92%) HPUX
7 2 (3.28%) OS/2
7 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Cybersecurity
1 20 (32.79%) Network Monitoring
1 20 (32.79%) Patch Management
1 20 (32.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 20 (32.79%) Vulnerability Management
2 14 (22.95%) Open Source
2 14 (22.95%) SIEM
3 13 (21.31%) Security Operations
4 12 (19.67%) Information Security
5 11 (18.03%) Case Management
6 8 (13.11%) DevOps
7 6 (9.84%) ITIL
7 6 (9.84%) Migration
8 5 (8.20%) Privileged Access Management
8 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) Java
2 8 (13.11%) Python
3 5 (8.20%) Perl
4 4 (6.56%) ActionScript
4 4 (6.56%) ActionScript 2.0
4 4 (6.56%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (4.92%) Jython
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) JCL
6 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) SANS
1 20 (32.79%) SSCP
2 19 (31.15%) CISSP
3 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
4 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) Xen
3 3 (4.92%) vSphere
3 3 (4.92%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) Firmware
4 1 (1.64%) NFS
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 21 (34.43%) QRadar
2 10 (16.39%) Kibana
2 10 (16.39%) logstash
3 5 (8.20%) RSA enVision
4 4 (6.56%) Puppet
5 2 (3.28%) IBM BigFix
5 2 (3.28%) Netcool
5 2 (3.28%) SCOM
5 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.64%) OpenView
6 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) LogRhythm
1 21 (34.43%) Splunk
2 20 (32.79%) Apple
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 10 (16.39%) VMware
4 8 (13.11%) HP
5 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.48%) NetApp
6 4 (6.56%) Axway
6 4 (6.56%) Google
6 4 (6.56%) SAP
7 3 (4.92%) Citrix
7 3 (4.92%) CommVault
8 2 (3.28%) CA
8 2 (3.28%) Intel
8 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.64%) ADIC
9 1 (1.64%) Huawei
9 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.64%) Sencha
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Elevate Direct
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