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 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 37 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 62 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.78% 2.01% 2.20%
As % of the Vendors category 8.60% 4.07% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £331 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -26.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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
721 787 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.91% 49.37% 51.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 366 283
Average daily rate £350 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £70 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 73 102
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.17 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.00 £39.40
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 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
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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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 -2 28 £388 +85.62% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 14 £375 +33.92% 2
Leicestershire +14 8 £350 -30.00% 3
Derbyshire +21 7 £400 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 2
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 38 (35.19%) WebSphere
2 22 (20.37%) Retail
3 21 (19.44%) SAP
4 16 (14.81%) DB2
4 16 (14.81%) Finance
5 14 (12.96%) UNIX
5 14 (12.96%) E-Commerce
5 14 (12.96%) Mainframe
6 13 (12.04%) Project Management
7 11 (10.19%) UML
7 11 (10.19%) SQL
8 10 (9.26%) Middleware
8 10 (9.26%) Migration
9 9 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.33%) Banking
9 9 (8.33%) Use Case
9 9 (8.33%) DataPower
9 9 (8.33%) ITIL
10 8 (7.41%) SOA
10 8 (7.41%) Java
10 8 (7.41%) COBOL
10 8 (7.41%) WebLogic
10 8 (7.41%) iSeries
10 8 (7.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 8 (7.41%) TOGAF
10 8 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.48%) Asset Management
11 7 (6.48%) VMware
11 7 (6.48%) AS400
11 7 (6.48%) Maximo

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 38 (35.19%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.48%) CICS
4 5 (4.63%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (4.63%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.85%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.85%) IIS
6 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.93%) Quickr
7 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Maximo
2 4 (3.70%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (3.70%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (2.78%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) SAN
2 6 (5.56%) HTTP
3 5 (4.63%) SSL
4 4 (3.70%) NAS
5 3 (2.78%) DNS
6 2 (1.85%) DHCP
7 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.93%) Firewall
7 1 (0.93%) SNMP
7 1 (0.93%) Intranet
7 1 (0.93%) Internet
7 1 (0.93%) FTP
7 1 (0.93%) LAN
7 1 (0.93%) VoIP
7 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) DB2
2 4 (3.70%) Adabas
3 3 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (0.93%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (0.93%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.93%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.93%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (0.93%) ActiveReports
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.93%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) RequisitePro
2 3 (2.78%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.78%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.85%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.85%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.85%) ChangeMan
3 2 (1.85%) JMeter
4 1 (0.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) Maven
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.93%) Ant
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (20.37%) Retail
2 16 (14.81%) Finance
3 9 (8.33%) Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (20.37%) Analyst
2 18 (16.67%) Architect
3 14 (12.96%) Developer
4 13 (12.04%) Project Manager
5 11 (10.19%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.41%) Administrator
7 6 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Consultant
8 5 (4.63%) WebSphere Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Integration Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (2.78%) WebSphere Consultant
10 3 (2.78%) WebLogic Administrator
10 3 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Process Manager
11 2 (1.85%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) Middleware
2 8 (7.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (4.63%) J2EE
4 4 (3.70%) HTML
4 4 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.78%) Ajax
5 3 (2.78%) CSS
5 3 (2.78%) Web Services
5 3 (2.78%) EDI
6 2 (1.85%) XHTML
6 2 (1.85%) EJB
6 2 (1.85%) Struts
6 2 (1.85%) JDBC
6 2 (1.85%) JSP
6 2 (1.85%) Servlets
7 1 (0.93%) HTML5
7 1 (0.93%) REST
7 1 (0.93%) CSS3
7 1 (0.93%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Mainframe
2 9 (8.33%) DataPower
3 8 (7.41%) iSeries
4 7 (6.48%) AS400
5 5 (4.63%) Clustering
5 5 (4.63%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) VSAM
6 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) New Media
7 1 (0.93%) FMCG
7 1 (0.93%) LPAR
7 1 (0.93%) Open Source
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.96%) UNIX
2 7 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.56%) Windows
3 6 (5.56%) AIX
3 6 (5.56%) Solaris
3 6 (5.56%) Linux
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.85%) CentOS
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.96%) E-Commerce
2 13 (12.04%) Project Management
3 11 (10.19%) UML
4 10 (9.26%) Migration
5 9 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.33%) Use Case
5 9 (8.33%) ITIL
6 8 (7.41%) SOA
6 8 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 8 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (6.48%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.56%) BPMN
8 6 (5.56%) Data Management
8 6 (5.56%) Logistics
8 6 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 6 (5.56%) People Management
9 5 (4.63%) Master Data Management
9 5 (4.63%) Process Improvement
9 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.63%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.19%) SQL
2 8 (7.41%) Java
2 8 (7.41%) COBOL
3 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.70%) NATURAL
4 3 (2.78%) JCL
5 1 (0.93%) LotusScript
5 1 (0.93%) Formula Language
5 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.93%) C#
5 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (3.70%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.85%) MCSE
3 2 (1.85%) MCITP
3 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.93%) MOS
4 1 (0.93%) HP APS
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.63%) Firmware
3 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.85%) CA Endevor
2 2 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) SAP
2 7 (6.48%) VMware
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) HP
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) Cognos
4 4 (3.70%) EMC
4 4 (3.70%) TSYS
5 2 (1.85%) Embarcadero
5 2 (1.85%) Lotus
5 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.85%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.85%) Teradata
6 1 (0.93%) BT
6 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) Intel
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) Apple