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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 33 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.00% 1.67% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 4.35% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £31.15
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.38%
IBM
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
132 161 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.85% 38.33% 47.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 106 102
Median daily rate £400 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 10
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.80 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £60.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli

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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
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%) Break Fix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Consultant
Miscellaneous
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%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell