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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 29 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.80% 4.31% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 6.77% 8.84% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.28% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £32.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+14.61% +15.04%
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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
133 181 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 41.30% 48.79% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 78 27
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 10
Average hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -53.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 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 10 (43.48%) Finance
1 10 (43.48%) Data Mapping
2 9 (39.13%) IBM InfoSphere
2 9 (39.13%) Data Modelling
3 7 (30.43%) Cognos
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
4 6 (26.09%) Netezza
4 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) Middleware
6 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) SAP
6 4 (17.39%) ETL
6 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.04%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (13.04%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (13.04%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Inmon Methodology
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
2 3 (13.04%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Integration Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modeller
5 3 (13.04%) Data Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Server Support
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Information Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 4 (17.39%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) XSD
5 1 (4.35%) WSDL
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Data Mapping
2 9 (39.13%) Data Modelling
3 4 (17.39%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Validation
4 3 (13.04%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (13.04%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Inmon Methodology
4 3 (13.04%) Cash Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) SSADM
4 3 (13.04%) RUP
4 3 (13.04%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) MCSA
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCITP
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cognos
2 6 (26.09%) Netezza
3 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Lotus
4 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.35%) webMethods
5 1 (4.35%) VMware