The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 26 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 0.79% - 3.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% - 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£275 - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £409 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -36.48%
IBM
Northern Ireland

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

Vendors Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
63 49 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 50.00% 48.51% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 30
Average daily rate £300 £290 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £260 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

IBM
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 September 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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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
Belfast - 1 £275 - 1
IBM
Northern Ireland

IBM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) FileNet
2 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) FileNet
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Jython
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
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