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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 22 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 16 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.94% 3.15% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 9.20% 7.01% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -17.27%
IBM
West Midlands

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
174 157 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 53.70% 44.99% 51.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 71 35
Average daily rate £325 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 36
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.47%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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 9 (42.86%) Finance
1 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 9 (42.86%) Data Mapping
2 8 (38.10%) IBM InfoSphere
3 6 (28.57%) Netezza
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
5 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) IBM Notes
5 4 (19.05%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) SLA
5 4 (19.05%) ETL
5 4 (19.05%) Lotus
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (19.05%) Middleware
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) DSDM
6 3 (14.29%) UML

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) IBM Notes
2 4 (19.05%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Integration Architect
5 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Data Modeller
6 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Data Architect
6 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Server Support Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Server Support
8 1 (4.76%) Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.76%) WSDL
5 1 (4.76%) XSD
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) REST
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 9 (42.86%) Data Mapping
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) ETL
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) DSDM
4 3 (14.29%) UML
4 3 (14.29%) SSADM
4 3 (14.29%) RUP
4 3 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
4 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Cash Management
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) MCSA
1 1 (4.76%) MCITP
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Netezza
1 6 (28.57%) Cognos
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Lotus
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) webMethods
6 1 (4.76%) TIBCO