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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 59 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.93% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£376 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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
353 375 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 47.13% 53.42% 49.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 164 116
Average daily rate £325 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 33 32
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015. 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 - 6 £365 -
Peterborough - 1 £425 -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Fedora
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Talend
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DataStage
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) DataStage Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Software Configuration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) EAI
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Talend
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) webMethods
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) BEA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft