The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 33 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.03% 4.08% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 8.24% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Average daily rate
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£280 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.75% -6.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £31.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.20% +38.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
119 182 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 34.59% 49.46% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 98 25
Average daily rate £338 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £238 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £501 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 9
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -38.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.44 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (36.36%) Finance
1 8 (36.36%) Data Mapping
1 8 (36.36%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
2 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) Cognos
2 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) SAP
3 5 (22.73%) Netezza
4 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) Lotus
5 3 (13.64%) ETL
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) SLA
5 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) SSADM
5 3 (13.64%) RUP
5 3 (13.64%) DSDM
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) SOAP
5 3 (13.64%) XML
5 3 (13.64%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) IBM Notes
5 3 (13.64%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.64%) IBM Notes
2 3 (13.64%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) NetWeaver
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Integration Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modeller
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Server Support
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Server Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) Middleware
3 3 (13.64%) SOAP
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) SAP XI
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Data Mapping
2 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) UML
4 3 (13.64%) SSADM
4 3 (13.64%) RUP
4 3 (13.64%) DSDM
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Cash Management
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (9.09%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) MCSA
1 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) MCITP
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Cognos
2 5 (22.73%) SAP
2 5 (22.73%) Netezza
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Lotus
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Syclo