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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 48 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.16% 1.73% 3.25%
As % of the Vendors category 2.61% 3.36% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 10
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£300 £444 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +12.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.18%
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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
268 298 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.59% 51.47% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 148 77
Average daily rate £356 £318 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.20% -11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £161 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £460 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £10.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.50 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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
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 January 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 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Banking
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Solaris
4 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.67%) SAN
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) UNIX
5 4 (16.67%) VB
5 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) VBA
6 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (12.50%) Symantec

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Lync
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Mule
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) CATIA
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Eikon
2 1 (4.17%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) FTP
4 2 (8.33%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) NAS
5 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) QualityStage
2 2 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) PVCS
2 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (8.33%) XMPP
2 1 (4.17%) JNI
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) iSeries
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.17%) AS400
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (20.83%) Solaris
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) zOS
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) OpenVMS
5 1 (4.17%) MVS
5 1 (4.17%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) SOA
4 2 (8.33%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) E-Discovery
4 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Master Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) People Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (4.17%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) VB
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.50%) VBA
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) JCL
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) COBOL
4 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) HP APS
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Symantec
3 3 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) BMC
4 2 (8.33%) CA
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Reuters
5 1 (4.17%) Brocade
5 1 (4.17%) Netezza
5 1 (4.17%) Talend
5 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.17%) Cognos
5 1 (4.17%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica
5 1 (4.17%) Novell
5 1 (4.17%) Siemens
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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