The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 85 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 15 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.90% 3.65% 3.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 8.36% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 42
Median daily rate £365 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £31.15
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.38%
IBM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
739 682 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.38% 43.63% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 389 400
Median daily rate £375 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 39 53
Median hourly rate £14.25 £13.90 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% -13.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £10.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £32.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

IBM
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -18 8 £413 +19.56% 2
Derbyshire -1 1 - -
Leicestershire -10 1 £510 +16.57% 4
Nottinghamshire -29 1 - - 3
Lincolnshire - 1 £350 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 13 (30.95%) Oracle
2 12 (28.57%) Unix
3 11 (26.19%) Middleware
4 10 (23.81%) Java
4 10 (23.81%) Migration
4 10 (23.81%) Performance Testing
4 10 (23.81%) DataPower
5 9 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (21.43%) Web Services
5 9 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (21.43%) Tivoli
5 9 (21.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 8 (19.05%) DB2
6 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
7 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
8 6 (14.29%) Finance
8 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) RESTful
8 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 5 (11.90%) Human Resource Management
9 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
9 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
9 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
9 5 (11.90%) .NET
9 5 (11.90%) Windows
9 5 (11.90%) XML
9 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
9 5 (11.90%) HP
9 5 (11.90%) Degree

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.38%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) PuTTY
2 2 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) DB2
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.14%) PowerCenter
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) DataStage
5 1 (2.38%) BODI
5 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
2 5 (11.90%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Commercial Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Designer
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Applications Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) COBOL Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Storage Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Storage Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) Middleware
2 9 (21.43%) Web Services
3 6 (14.29%) RESTful
4 5 (11.90%) .NET
4 5 (11.90%) XML
5 4 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (9.52%) SOAP
6 3 (7.14%) REST
6 3 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (7.14%) XSLT
7 1 (2.38%) BAPI
7 1 (2.38%) J2EE
7 1 (2.38%) JSON
7 1 (2.38%) OAuth
7 1 (2.38%) OAuth2
7 1 (2.38%) SAP PI
7 1 (2.38%) WSDL
7 1 (2.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) DataPower
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) AS400
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Unix
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) AIX
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Migration
1 10 (23.81%) Performance Testing
2 9 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 5 (11.90%) Human Resource Management
5 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
6 4 (9.52%) B2B
6 4 (9.52%) ETL
6 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Release Management
6 4 (9.52%) SOA
6 4 (9.52%) Test Planning
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Logistics
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.76%) ERP
8 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) COBOL
3 1 (2.38%) JCL
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) BC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.38%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Tivoli
1 9 (21.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (4.76%) Ganglia
2 2 (4.76%) nmon
3 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) Control-M
3 1 (2.38%) EnCase
3 1 (2.38%) FTK
3 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) QRadar
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (11.90%) HP
4 4 (9.52%) SAP
5 3 (7.14%) Cognos
5 3 (7.14%) Informatica
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.76%) AppDynamics
6 2 (4.76%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.38%) Apigee
7 1 (2.38%) Avature
7 1 (2.38%) CA
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco
7 1 (2.38%) Infor
7 1 (2.38%) Kenexa
7 1 (2.38%) Lumesse
7 1 (2.38%) NetWitness
7 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.38%) Peoplefluent
7 1 (2.38%) Veeam