The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 66 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.56% 1.17% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 2.27% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.49 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.79% +24.95%
Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
353 308 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.30% 51.51% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 127 172
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 40 46
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.48 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
IBM
East of England

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) DHCP
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (58.33%) HP
1 7 (58.33%) Dell
1 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) SLA
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DHCP
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Design Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Support
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
1 4 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) MCSA
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) HP
1 7 (58.33%) Dell
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Red Gate
3 3 (25.00%) Mercator
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Rackspace
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus