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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 48 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.30% 0.96% 2.28%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 2.14% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£376 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.93% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.15 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +24.42%
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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
219 187 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.30% 45.06% 47.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 126 67
Average daily rate £363 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Fedora
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) SCOM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
4 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
4 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (11.11%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
1 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Support Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) EAI
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C#
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) BEA
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) webMethods
3 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
3 1 (11.11%) Talend