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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 43 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM 13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.16% 0.69% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 4.53% 1.34% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Average daily rate £413 £438 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £422 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £7.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +100.00%
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
287 372 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 47.75% 51.45% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 204 114
Average daily rate £400 £388 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 28
Average hourly rate £23.75 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.91% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.74 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £27.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 11 £413 -5.71%
Peterborough - 2 £450 -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Web Design
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) XML
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.93%) Perl
3 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Lombardi
3 7 (25.93%) Semantic Web
3 7 (25.93%) Web Accessibility
3 7 (25.93%) Puppet
4 6 (22.22%) Docker
4 6 (22.22%) GPFS
4 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 6 (22.22%) Ganglia
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Time Management
4 6 (22.22%) Biology
4 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 6 (22.22%) Life Science
4 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 6 (22.22%) Nagios
4 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 6 (22.22%) Bioinformatics
4 6 (22.22%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) FTP
4 6 (22.22%) NFS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) DataStage
2 2 (7.41%) DB2
2 2 (7.41%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (7.41%) QlikView
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Lombardi
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (14.81%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) IT Manager
4 4 (14.81%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) DataStage Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Project Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) Java EE
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Semantic Web
2 6 (22.22%) Biology
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (22.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Web Design
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Web Accessibility
3 6 (22.22%) Bioinformatics
3 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 6 (22.22%) Time Management
3 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Business Transformation
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) BPMN
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) Perl
3 6 (22.22%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Docker
1 6 (22.22%) GPFS
1 6 (22.22%) NFS
2 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) Ganglia
2 6 (22.22%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Cognos
3 2 (7.41%) Hyperion
3 2 (7.41%) JD Edwards
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Netezza
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Tableau
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) VMware