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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / East Midlands
Rank 78 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.16% 2.42% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 5.83% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 15
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £196 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
693 652 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 47.11% 41.48% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 345 301
Median daily rate £376 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 42 43
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.85 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +6 12 £425 +13.33% 1
Leicestershire +1 3 £175 -17.64% 4
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 15 (50.00%) Oracle
1 15 (50.00%) Unix
1 15 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 15 (50.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 15 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 15 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 11 (36.67%) Banking
3 11 (36.67%) Java
4 10 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 8 (26.67%) Volume Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (16.67%) nmon
7 5 (16.67%) AppDynamics
7 5 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (16.67%) Ganglia
7 5 (16.67%) ETL
8 4 (13.33%) Linux
8 4 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
9 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.00%) Informatica
9 3 (10.00%) PowerCenter
9 3 (10.00%) Cognos
9 3 (10.00%) SAP
9 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Data Centre

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 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) CICS
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.33%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) PowerCenter
3 2 (6.67%) DataStage
3 2 (6.67%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) BODI
4 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.33%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ChangeMan
1 1 (3.33%) Lombardi
General
1 11 (36.67%) Banking
2 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Performance Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) Dojo
2 1 (3.33%) Ext JS
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.33%) Sencha Touch
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 15 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 12 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 10 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 8 (26.67%) Volume Testing
5 5 (16.67%) ETL
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.33%) CRM
8 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) COBOL
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 15 (50.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 5 (16.67%) Ganglia
2 5 (16.67%) nmon
3 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 4 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (10.00%) Cognos
4 3 (10.00%) Informatica
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) Dell
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Huawei
5 2 (6.67%) Hyperion
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) Brocade
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Teradata
6 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas