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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 38 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 21 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.22% 1.56% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 6.60% 3.26% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £288 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -39.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £238 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £338 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +34.28%

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
318 307 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.70% 47.74% 48.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 158 153
Median daily rate £368 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.74 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 £18.40 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for IBM.

1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (27.91%) HP
3 11 (25.58%) SAN
4 10 (23.26%) Linux
4 10 (23.26%) SQL
5 9 (20.93%) Java
5 9 (20.93%) SLA
6 8 (18.60%) Workflow
6 8 (18.60%) Finance
6 8 (18.60%) Migration
6 8 (18.60%) EMC
7 7 (16.28%) Dell
7 7 (16.28%) NetApp
7 7 (16.28%) DB2
7 7 (16.28%) Change Management
7 7 (16.28%) VMware
7 7 (16.28%) VMware ESX
7 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
7 7 (16.28%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
7 7 (16.28%) Network Security
8 6 (13.95%) Brocade
8 6 (13.95%) Windows
9 5 (11.63%) Unix
9 5 (11.63%) SAP
9 5 (11.63%) Oracle
9 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) SAN
2 7 (16.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) DB2
2 5 (11.63%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) DataStage
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) Informix
5 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) QualityStage
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.65%) Log4j
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) VersionOne
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Architect
2 9 (20.93%) Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Data Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Data Quality Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) SAN Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) SAP Data Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Storage Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Business Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.65%) HP Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) JMS
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) J2EE
2 2 (4.65%) Java EE
2 2 (4.65%) JRules
2 2 (4.65%) JSP
2 2 (4.65%) SOAP
2 2 (4.65%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) CLARiiON
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 5 (11.63%) Unix
4 4 (9.30%) HPUX
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Migration
2 8 (18.60%) Workflow
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) Change Management
3 7 (16.28%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
3 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
4 5 (11.63%) Escalation Management
4 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.63%) Process Management
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.30%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (9.30%) Information Governance
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.30%) Presales
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) A+ Certification
1 3 (6.98%) CCNA
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.98%) RHCE
1 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) SLA
2 4 (9.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.33%) Basel II
3 1 (2.33%) IFRS
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) VMware ESX
2 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.65%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) HP
2 8 (18.60%) EMC
3 7 (16.28%) Dell
3 7 (16.28%) NetApp
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) Brocade
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 5 (11.63%) SAP
6 4 (9.30%) 3PAR
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco
7 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.65%) Cognos
8 2 (4.65%) ILOG
8 2 (4.65%) Misys
9 1 (2.33%) CA
9 1 (2.33%) Citrix
9 1 (2.33%) Informatica
9 1 (2.33%) Remedy
9 1 (2.33%) Veritas