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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 43 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 22 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.90% 2.70% 3.75%
As % of the Vendors category 6.30% 5.58% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -24.52%
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
349 269 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.04% 48.47% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 138 100
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 11 (35.48%) Migration
2 9 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (25.81%) Documentum
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) FileNet
5 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) ETL
5 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle
6 5 (16.13%) Windows
6 5 (16.13%) Finance
6 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) VMware
6 5 (16.13%) IBM InfoSphere
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.90%) Pega
7 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco
7 4 (12.90%) Banking
7 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (12.90%) Solaris
7 4 (12.90%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.90%) SOA

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (25.81%) Documentum
2 7 (22.58%) FileNet
3 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) JBoss
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) Lync
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.23%) CICS
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.23%) Alfresco
5 1 (3.23%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (6.45%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) FTP
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) LDAP
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) QualityStage
4 2 (6.45%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) DataStage
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) ERwin
2 1 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) AWS Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Data Modeller
5 2 (6.45%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Transition Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) XML
1 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (6.45%) XMPP
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Spring
2 2 (6.45%) JMS
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) JSP
2 2 (6.45%) Servlets
2 2 (6.45%) Struts
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.23%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) AS400
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) HACMP
4 1 (3.23%) iSeries
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Solaris
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) zOS
5 1 (3.23%) MVS
5 1 (3.23%) Tru64
5 1 (3.23%) OpenVMS
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Migration
2 9 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
4 6 (19.35%) ETL
5 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.90%) SOA
7 3 (9.68%) EAI
7 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.68%) Inmon Methodology
7 3 (9.68%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (6.45%) Change Data Capture
8 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
8 2 (6.45%) Data Mapping
8 2 (6.45%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) VB
2 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.68%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) COBOL
3 1 (3.23%) JCL
3 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) HP APS
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
1 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) RACF
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) Pega
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) Vitria
5 2 (6.45%) Reuters
5 2 (6.45%) Informatica
5 2 (6.45%) Cognos
5 2 (6.45%) EMC
5 2 (6.45%) BEA
5 2 (6.45%) Netezza
6 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.23%) DataFlux
6 1 (3.23%) Talend
6 1 (3.23%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase
6 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
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