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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 34 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.35% 2.58% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 5.88% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £413 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.25%
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 Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 170 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.86% 43.81% 57.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 110 107
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £60.00 £46.00
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 Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Anypoint
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) API Design
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Anypoint
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Break Fix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) API Design
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Microservices
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace