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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 70 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing IBM 28 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.62% 1.96% 3.54%
As % of the Vendors category 3.65% 4.55% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £394 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +43.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £296 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -24.52%
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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
768 659 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.32% 43.16% 43.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 282 228
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £74 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 87 62
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -43.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -7 11 £375 -31.81% 3
Nottinghamshire -6 6 - - 4
Leicestershire -3 5 £413 +37.50% 5
Derbyshire +8 3 £425 -
Lincolnshire - - - -
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England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (24.42%) WebSphere
2 18 (20.93%) Finance
3 17 (19.77%) SAP
4 13 (15.12%) Project Management
4 13 (15.12%) UNIX
5 12 (13.95%) Java
5 12 (13.95%) AS400
5 12 (13.95%) Retail
6 11 (12.79%) iSeries
7 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.63%) SQL
7 10 (11.63%) DB2
8 9 (10.47%) Windows
8 9 (10.47%) SOA
8 9 (10.47%) Mainframe
8 9 (10.47%) DataPower
9 8 (9.30%) VMware
9 8 (9.30%) Cognos
9 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.14%) ITIL
10 7 (8.14%) Linux
10 7 (8.14%) WebLogic
10 7 (8.14%) Migration
10 7 (8.14%) Maximo
10 7 (8.14%) Asset Management
10 7 (8.14%) Banking
10 7 (8.14%) People Management
11 6 (6.98%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.98%) Scrum
11 6 (6.98%) TDD

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (24.42%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.65%) CICS
4 2 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.16%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Maximo
2 5 (5.81%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (3.49%) SAP SD
3 3 (3.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (3.49%) VisionPLUS
4 2 (2.33%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.33%) PRMS
5 1 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) PaaS
1 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) SAN
2 5 (5.81%) HTTP
3 3 (3.49%) SSL
3 3 (3.49%) NAS
4 2 (2.33%) Firewall
4 2 (2.33%) FTP
4 2 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.16%) LAN
5 1 (1.16%) WAN
5 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.16%) SNA
5 1 (1.16%) DNS
5 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.16%) APPN
5 1 (1.16%) Wireless
5 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) DB2
2 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.49%) Cognos Query Studio
3 3 (3.49%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 3 (3.49%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (3.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (2.33%) Cognos Event Studio
4 2 (2.33%) Big Data
4 2 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (2.33%) Adabas
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.16%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (1.16%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.16%) DataStage
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) ActiveReports
5 1 (1.16%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Lombardi
2 3 (3.49%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.49%) RequisitePro
3 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.33%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) Subversion
4 1 (1.16%) ChangeMan
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Retail
3 7 (8.14%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (16.28%) Architect
2 13 (15.12%) Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Consultant
4 8 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.14%) Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Administrator
7 5 (5.81%) Integration Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.49%) WebLogic Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Manager
9 2 (2.33%) Implementation Manager
9 2 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (2.33%) Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (2.33%) Cognos Consultant
9 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (4.65%) Middleware
2 4 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (4.65%) J2EE
2 4 (4.65%) Web Services
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Flex
3 2 (2.33%) Flash
3 2 (2.33%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) SOAP
4 1 (1.16%) XSD
4 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.16%) CSS
4 1 (1.16%) JDBC
4 1 (1.16%) .NET
4 1 (1.16%) HTML
4 1 (1.16%) WSDL
4 1 (1.16%) JMS
4 1 (1.16%) APPC
4 1 (1.16%) Spring Security
4 1 (1.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) AS400
2 11 (12.79%) iSeries
3 9 (10.47%) Mainframe
3 9 (10.47%) DataPower
4 4 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) LPAR
6 2 (2.33%) Clustering
6 2 (2.33%) VSAM
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.16%) Open Source
7 1 (1.16%) IVR
7 1 (1.16%) New Media
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) UNIX
2 9 (10.47%) Windows
3 7 (8.14%) Linux
4 6 (6.98%) AIX
5 5 (5.81%) Solaris
6 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.16%) HPUX
8 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.16%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.12%) Project Management
2 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.47%) SOA
4 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.14%) ITIL
5 7 (8.14%) Migration
5 7 (8.14%) Asset Management
5 7 (8.14%) People Management
6 6 (6.98%) TOGAF
6 6 (6.98%) Scrum
6 6 (6.98%) TDD
6 6 (6.98%) UML
6 6 (6.98%) ERP
7 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.81%) ETL
7 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.81%) EAM
7 5 (5.81%) Workflow
7 5 (5.81%) Data Management
7 5 (5.81%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) Java
2 10 (11.63%) SQL
3 4 (4.65%) COBOL
4 3 (3.49%) JCL
5 2 (2.33%) NATURAL
5 2 (2.33%) C
5 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.33%) RPG
6 1 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) C#
6 1 (1.16%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.33%) MCITP
4 1 (1.16%) MCSE
4 1 (1.16%) CCNP
4 1 (1.16%) CCNA
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.16%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.16%) HP APS
4 1 (1.16%) MOS
4 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.81%) Firmware
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) NFS
3 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.16%) vSphere
3 1 (1.16%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.16%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (1.16%) Puppet
3 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) SAP
2 8 (9.30%) VMware
2 8 (9.30%) Cognos
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) HP
3 5 (5.81%) Informatica
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.49%) EMC
4 3 (3.49%) TSYS
5 2 (2.33%) Teradata
5 2 (2.33%) F5
5 2 (2.33%) Intel
5 2 (2.33%) Embarcadero
5 2 (2.33%) NetApp
5 2 (2.33%) Sun
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco
6 1 (1.16%) Ascential
6 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.16%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.16%) Sophos
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £425 - 475 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago