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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 56 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.32% 0.69% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.38% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £471 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +75.00%
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
253 362 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.07% 49.66% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 178 154
Average daily rate £363 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £165 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £30.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 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
Peterborough +10 1 £488 +14.70%
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Perl
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) FTP
2 5 (29.41%) NFS
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
2 5 (29.41%) Nagios
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Biology
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) Life Science
2 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Ganglia
2 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
2 5 (29.41%) Time Management
2 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 5 (29.41%) Docker
2 5 (29.41%) GPFS
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) DataStage
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (11.76%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (23.53%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (23.53%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (23.53%) IT Manager
4 4 (23.53%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) DataStage Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Implementation Project Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Project Implementation Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Java EE
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Biology
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
1 5 (29.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
1 5 (29.41%) Time Management
1 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) BPMN
3 3 (17.65%) ERP
3 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Perl
1 5 (29.41%) Python
1 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
1 5 (29.41%) GPFS
1 5 (29.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Ganglia
1 5 (29.41%) Nagios
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) Cognos
2 3 (17.65%) JD Edwards
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Hyperion
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Netezza
3 2 (11.76%) Tableau
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata