The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 45 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 12 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.77% 1.65% 2.80%
As % of the Vendors category 3.77% 3.45% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Average daily rate £380 £475 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £335 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £595 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +100.00%
IBM
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
318 290 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.90% 47.93% 51.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 147 142
Average daily rate £363 £360 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 13
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.20 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Birmingham region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Birmingham region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) IBM PureFlex
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Lotus
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Dell
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) B2B
4 2 (10.53%) NHS
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Mart
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 2 (10.53%) SOA Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) AIX Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Development Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) DataPower
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.26%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) ETL Development
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) BPEL
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.26%) KVM
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
1 3 (15.79%) Citrix
1 3 (15.79%) Dell
1 3 (15.79%) HP
1 3 (15.79%) Lotus
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
2 2 (10.53%) NetApp
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Brocade
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