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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 67 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM 36 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.15% 2.41% 3.35%
As % of the Vendors category 4.82% 6.11% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £289 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £493 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.45% -
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
747 589 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.60% 39.50% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 249 217
Average daily rate £375 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 82 62
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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
Derbyshire +2 11 £333 -
Northamptonshire -1 9 £400 +2.56% 3
Leicestershire -1 7 £375 +15.38% 1
Nottinghamshire -17 3 £400 -15.78% 4
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 17 (26.98%) DataPower
3 12 (19.05%) Finance
4 11 (17.46%) Middleware
5 10 (15.87%) Java
5 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
5 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.29%) Oracle
6 9 (14.29%) SAP
6 9 (14.29%) UNIX
7 8 (12.70%) SOA
7 8 (12.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (12.70%) Retail
8 7 (11.11%) Mainframe
8 7 (11.11%) AS400
8 7 (11.11%) Windows
8 7 (11.11%) AIX
9 6 (9.52%) DB2
9 6 (9.52%) SQL
9 6 (9.52%) Workflow
9 6 (9.52%) Project Management
9 6 (9.52%) TDD
9 6 (9.52%) Scrum
9 6 (9.52%) VMware
9 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 6 (9.52%) iSeries
9 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
10 5 (7.94%) People Management
10 5 (7.94%) hybris
10 5 (7.94%) Banking

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.17%) CICS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) PRMS
1 2 (3.17%) SAP CRM
1 2 (3.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.59%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.59%) Maximo
2 1 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) PaaS
1 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) HTTP
1 3 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
3 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.59%) NAS
3 1 (1.59%) APPN
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) FTP
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) SNA
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) DB2
2 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.17%) Cognos Query Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (3.17%) Cognos Event Studio
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.59%) DataStage
4 1 (1.59%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) JUnit
2 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Banking
4 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.76%) Front Office
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Architect
2 11 (17.46%) Consultant
3 8 (12.70%) Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Middleware Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Integration Architect
8 3 (4.76%) WebLogic Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Hybris Architect
8 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Computer Operator
9 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Programmer
9 2 (3.17%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) Middleware
2 8 (12.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (4.76%) SOAP
5 2 (3.17%) Web Services
5 2 (3.17%) XML
5 2 (3.17%) J2EE
5 2 (3.17%) REST
6 1 (1.59%) EJB
6 1 (1.59%) CSS
6 1 (1.59%) JDBC
6 1 (1.59%) JSP
6 1 (1.59%) Servlets
6 1 (1.59%) RESTful
6 1 (1.59%) HTML
6 1 (1.59%) XSD
6 1 (1.59%) Flash
6 1 (1.59%) XHTML
6 1 (1.59%) JMS
6 1 (1.59%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) DataPower
2 7 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 7 (11.11%) AS400
3 6 (9.52%) iSeries
3 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.35%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.59%) IVR
6 1 (1.59%) LPAR
6 1 (1.59%) New Media
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) UNIX
2 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) AIX
3 5 (7.94%) Linux
4 3 (4.76%) Solaris
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.59%) MVS
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) i5/OS
6 1 (1.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
1 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.70%) SOA
3 6 (9.52%) Project Management
3 6 (9.52%) TDD
3 6 (9.52%) Workflow
3 6 (9.52%) Scrum
4 5 (7.94%) People Management
4 5 (7.94%) Migration
4 5 (7.94%) ITIL
4 5 (7.94%) ERP
5 4 (6.35%) B2B
5 4 (6.35%) Coaching
6 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.76%) CRM
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.76%) EAI
6 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) COBOL
4 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.17%) RPG
4 2 (3.17%) VB
4 2 (3.17%) JCL
5 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) REXX
5 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.59%) MCITP
3 1 (1.59%) MCSE
3 1 (1.59%) CCNP
3 1 (1.59%) CCNA
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.59%) Tivoli NetView
1 1 (1.59%) Control-M
1 1 (1.59%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle
1 9 (14.29%) SAP
2 6 (9.52%) VMware
3 5 (7.94%) hybris
3 5 (7.94%) Informatica
4 4 (6.35%) HP
4 4 (6.35%) ATG
5 3 (4.76%) Cognos
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.17%) Sun
6 2 (3.17%) NetApp
6 2 (3.17%) Intel
6 2 (3.17%) F5
7 1 (1.59%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.59%) Perforce
7 1 (1.59%) Brocade
7 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (1.59%) Juniper
7 1 (1.59%) Ascential
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