The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 59 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.15% 1.69% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.52% 4.13% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £190 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% -51.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £190 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £7.85 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
IBM
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
357 242 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 45.54% 40.81% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 112 174
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £126 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 67
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +77.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 6 £450 +136.84%
Peterborough -10 1 - -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 7 (38.89%) Nagios
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Puppet
4 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
5 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) MQSeries
6 3 (16.67%) EAI
6 3 (16.67%) Middleware
6 3 (16.67%) SAP PI
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (11.11%) Talend
7 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
7 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (11.11%) webMethods
7 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
7 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) BEA
7 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (16.67%) MQSeries
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) DataStage
2 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 3 (16.67%) SAP PI
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) EAI
3 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Nagios
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Talend
4 2 (11.11%) webMethods
4 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) BEA
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) VMware