The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 20 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.56% 1.39% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 2.82% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £403 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +30.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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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 Crawley region.

Vendors Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 71 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 48.72% 49.31% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 48
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Back Office
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Online Betting
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP