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 26 September 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 39 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 28 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.65% 1.54% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 7.89% 3.15% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 11
Median daily rate £425 £400 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £450 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £424 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.76% -0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.44 £31.53
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
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
355 349 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.22% 49.02% 52.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 173 216
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £259 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £577 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 2016, 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 40 (62.50%) SQL
2 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 35 (54.69%) Java
3 35 (54.69%) Oracle
4 32 (50.00%) Web Services
4 32 (50.00%) XML
4 32 (50.00%) JBoss
4 32 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 32 (50.00%) HTML
4 32 (50.00%) DB2
4 32 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 32 (50.00%) CSS
4 32 (50.00%) JSP
4 32 (50.00%) JMS
5 28 (43.75%) Back Office
5 28 (43.75%) Log4j
5 28 (43.75%) TDD
5 28 (43.75%) Misys
5 28 (43.75%) WebLogic Portal
5 28 (43.75%) WebSphere
5 28 (43.75%) Java EE
5 28 (43.75%) Web Development
6 19 (29.69%) Finance
7 18 (28.13%) Banking
8 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
10 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
11 8 (12.50%) Firewall
12 7 (10.94%) Citrix
12 7 (10.94%) IIS

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 32 (50.00%) JBoss
1 32 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 32 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 28 (43.75%) WebLogic Portal
2 28 (43.75%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.94%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) IBM Domino
4 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Connections
5 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.56%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (3.13%) Maximo
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (7.81%) DNS
3 4 (6.25%) Internet
3 4 (6.25%) LAN
3 4 (6.25%) SSL
3 4 (6.25%) WAN
3 4 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (1.56%) DHCP
4 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 32 (50.00%) DB2
3 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) DataStage
4 1 (1.56%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.56%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 28 (43.75%) Log4j
2 1 (1.56%) Ranorex
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 28 (43.75%) Back Office
2 19 (29.69%) Finance
3 18 (28.13%) Banking
4 5 (7.81%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Consultant
2 20 (31.25%) Technical Consultant
3 15 (23.44%) Architect
4 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Java Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Lead Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Security Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Systems Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Automation Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Business Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) CSS
1 32 (50.00%) HTML
1 32 (50.00%) JMS
1 32 (50.00%) JSP
1 32 (50.00%) Web Services
1 32 (50.00%) XML
2 28 (43.75%) Java EE
3 4 (6.25%) Middleware
3 4 (6.25%) Servlets
3 4 (6.25%) Spring
3 4 (6.25%) Struts
4 3 (4.69%) J2EE
5 2 (3.13%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.13%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.56%) CMDB
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
1 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
1 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) TDD
1 28 (43.75%) Web Development
2 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.38%) ITIL
2 6 (9.38%) Workflow
3 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (7.81%) Presales
3 5 (7.81%) SDLC
4 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (6.25%) MVC
4 4 (6.25%) OO
4 4 (6.25%) Server Building
4 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (4.69%) Information Security
5 3 (4.69%) Migration
5 3 (4.69%) Process Management
5 3 (4.69%) Project Management
5 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 40 (62.50%) SQL
2 35 (54.69%) Java
3 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) LPIC
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) CISA
3 2 (3.13%) CISM
3 2 (3.13%) CISSP
3 2 (3.13%) IISP
4 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.13%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.13%) ISO27005
2 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.25%) Firmware
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
1 4 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (1.56%) QRadar
2 1 (1.56%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) Oracle
2 28 (43.75%) Misys
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.94%) Citrix
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco
6 5 (7.81%) Pega
6 5 (7.81%) VMware
7 4 (6.25%) BEA
7 4 (6.25%) Dell
7 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.25%) Sybase
7 4 (6.25%) Vitria
8 3 (4.69%) SAP
9 2 (3.13%) ArcSight
9 2 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (3.13%) ILOG
9 2 (3.13%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.13%) Qualys
9 2 (3.13%) Sun
9 2 (3.13%) Tripwire
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