The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 39 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.09% - 1.28%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£365 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -17.27%
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Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
184 168 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.00% 48.55% 48.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 103 63
Average daily rate £350 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 27
Average hourly rate £20.50 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £20.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.05 £47.50 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Fedora
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (25.00%) EAI
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Talend
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (12.50%) Documentum
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Fedora
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) EAI
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Dell
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Talend
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) BEA
3 1 (12.50%) webMethods
3 1 (12.50%) TIBCO