Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for IBM Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 March 2019 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.

IBM Certification
England > North West
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 206 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +233
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.089% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
North West median daily rate £335 £245 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.73% - -
England median daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year +7.32% -5.38% -22.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

IBM Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 994 988 1,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.50% 17.56% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 589 601
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £245 £207 £236
90th Percentile £625 £590 £613
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 74 86
North West median hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.71% -9.68% +5.41%
10th Percentile £17.47 £11.95 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £67.50 £52.75
England median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% -10.71% +1.82%

IBM Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing IBM Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Certification in the North West

IBM Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM Certification in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Certification in the North West

IBM Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Certification within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. 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
Cheshire +4 8 £335 +36.73%
IBM Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Certification 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 North West region with a requirement for IBM Certification.

1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) AIX
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Veritas
1 8 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (100.00%) Clustering
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 8 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat

IBM Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Administrator
2 7 (87.50%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) AIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 8 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat