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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 25 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.87% 1.82% 5.05%
As % of the Vendors category 3.79% 4.17% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.37%
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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
132 120 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 49.44% 43.80% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 51 26
Average daily rate £325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £22.35 £17.48 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.89% -46.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.50 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £17.48 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
2 10 (43.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 9 (39.13%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) XML
4 6 (26.09%) SAP
5 5 (21.74%) UNIX
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (21.74%) Middleware
5 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
6 4 (17.39%) Automotive
6 4 (17.39%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.04%) zOS
7 3 (13.04%) HTTP
7 3 (13.04%) XML Schema
7 3 (13.04%) SLA
7 3 (13.04%) webMethods
7 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.70%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
8 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Netezza

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
2 4 (17.39%) Automotive
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modeller
5 1 (4.35%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (21.74%) Middleware
4 3 (13.04%) XML Schema
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) XSD
5 1 (4.35%) WSDL
5 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) zOS
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
2 4 (17.39%) SOA
3 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) EAI
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (4.35%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.04%) webMethods
3 2 (8.70%) Netezza
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Lotus
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) HP