The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 66 94 58
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -36
Contract jobs citing IBM 61 35 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.56% 1.37% 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category 5.63% 2.72% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 30
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £22.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +100.00%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1084 1285 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.49% 50.21% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 710 562
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 129 105
Average hourly rate £22.38 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.84% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.74 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £29.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

IBM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire +17 23 £475 +5.55% 5
Cambridgeshire +20 13 £413 -5.71%
Norfolk 0 12 £413 -41.07% 1
Essex -3 8 - -
Suffolk +3 4 £450 -10.00% 2
Bedfordshire +7 1 - - 3
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 42 (28.97%) Oracle
2 36 (24.83%) Unix
3 33 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (22.07%) Linux
5 30 (20.69%) Windows
6 27 (18.62%) WebSphere
7 26 (17.93%) Finance
7 26 (17.93%) SQL
8 24 (16.55%) Java
9 23 (15.86%) XML
10 21 (14.48%) Maximo
10 21 (14.48%) JavaScript
11 20 (13.79%) DB2
11 20 (13.79%) Ant
11 20 (13.79%) ITIL
11 20 (13.79%) SOA
11 20 (13.79%) FTP
12 19 (13.10%) Mainframe
13 18 (12.41%) J2EE
14 17 (11.72%) Active Directory
15 16 (11.03%) Web Services
16 15 (10.34%) HTML
16 15 (10.34%) JCL
17 14 (9.66%) Configuration Management
17 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
17 14 (9.66%) VMware
17 14 (9.66%) IBM Mainframe
18 13 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (8.97%) ISPF
18 13 (8.97%) TOGAF

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 27 (18.62%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.83%) CICS
2 7 (4.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.83%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.83%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (3.45%) CMS
3 5 (3.45%) IBM Domino
3 5 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.76%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.07%) JBoss
5 3 (2.07%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.38%) Apache
6 2 (1.38%) Drupal
6 2 (1.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.69%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (14.48%) Maximo
2 7 (4.83%) assyst
3 5 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.38%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.38%) Magento
4 2 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.69%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.52%) IaaS
2 8 (5.52%) PaaS
2 8 (5.52%) SaaS
3 6 (4.14%) IBM PureFlex
4 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.76%) Office 365
6 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.79%) FTP
2 7 (4.83%) DHCP
2 7 (4.83%) DNS
3 5 (3.45%) LDAP
4 4 (2.76%) Firewall
4 4 (2.76%) Internet
5 2 (1.38%) HTTP
5 2 (1.38%) IntruShield
5 2 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.69%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.69%) SAN
6 1 (0.69%) SSH
6 1 (0.69%) SSL
6 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.69%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.79%) DB2
2 11 (7.59%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.83%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (4.83%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.14%) DataStage
4 6 (4.14%) GIS
4 6 (4.14%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.14%) WebFOCUS
5 5 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.07%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.38%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.38%) MySQL
7 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.38%) QlikView
8 1 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (13.79%) Ant
2 10 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.52%) Lombardi
4 7 (4.83%) JUnit
5 6 (4.14%) AccuRev
5 6 (4.14%) Checkstyle
5 6 (4.14%) FindBugs
5 6 (4.14%) Maven
5 6 (4.14%) TestDirector
6 5 (3.45%) ClearCase
6 5 (3.45%) ClearQuest
6 5 (3.45%) Gradle
7 3 (2.07%) ChangeMan
7 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.07%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.07%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.07%) MSI
7 3 (2.07%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.38%) VisualVM
General
1 26 (17.93%) Finance
2 10 (6.90%) Marketing
3 9 (6.21%) Advertising
3 9 (6.21%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.21%) Retail
4 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.14%) Automotive
6 2 (1.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (20.69%) Developer
2 28 (19.31%) Analyst
3 23 (15.86%) Architect
4 17 (11.72%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.59%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.90%) Administrator
7 10 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.52%) J2EE Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Designer
9 7 (4.83%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (4.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (4.83%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.14%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) DataStage Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) Tivoli Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.86%) XML
2 18 (12.41%) J2EE
3 16 (11.03%) Web Services
4 15 (10.34%) HTML
5 13 (8.97%) ISPF
6 12 (8.28%) SOAP
7 11 (7.59%) Middleware
8 10 (6.90%) REST
9 8 (5.52%) JSP
10 7 (4.83%) TopLink
11 6 (4.14%) Hibernate
11 6 (4.14%) JDBC
11 6 (4.14%) JRules
11 6 (4.14%) Servlets
11 6 (4.14%) Struts
12 5 (3.45%) .NET
12 5 (3.45%) Ajax
12 5 (3.45%) CSS
13 4 (2.76%) HTML5
13 4 (2.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Mainframe
2 14 (9.66%) IBM Mainframe
3 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.28%) AS400
4 8 (5.52%) Semantic Web
5 7 (4.83%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (4.14%) Biology
6 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.14%) Data Integration
6 6 (4.14%) Life Science
7 3 (2.07%) HACMP
7 3 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.07%) iSeries
8 2 (1.38%) DataPower
8 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.38%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.38%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.69%) Celerra
9 1 (0.69%) Economics
9 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.83%) Unix
2 32 (22.07%) Linux
3 30 (20.69%) Windows
4 13 (8.97%) Solaris
5 8 (5.52%) AIX
5 8 (5.52%) MVS
5 8 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.52%) zOS
6 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.07%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.69%) CentOS
8 1 (0.69%) HPUX
8 1 (0.69%) SUSE
8 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (13.79%) ITIL
2 20 (13.79%) SOA
3 14 (9.66%) Configuration Management
4 13 (8.97%) E-Commerce
4 13 (8.97%) TOGAF
5 12 (8.28%) Asset Management
5 12 (8.28%) Change Management
5 12 (8.28%) TDD
6 11 (7.59%) System Testing
6 11 (7.59%) Workflow
7 10 (6.90%) ETL
7 10 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.21%) High Availability
8 9 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (6.21%) User Stories
8 9 (6.21%) Web Design
9 8 (5.52%) Business Transformation
9 8 (5.52%) SDLC
9 8 (5.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.93%) SQL
2 24 (16.55%) Java
3 21 (14.48%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.34%) JCL
5 10 (6.90%) Perl
6 9 (6.21%) COBOL
6 9 (6.21%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.52%) Python
8 7 (4.83%) REXX
9 6 (4.14%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.38%) C
11 2 (1.38%) C#
11 2 (1.38%) PHP
11 2 (1.38%) Ruby
12 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.69%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (6.21%) Degree
2 8 (5.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (4.83%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.07%) MCITP
5 3 (2.07%) MCSE
5 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.69%) ACCA
7 1 (0.69%) CEH
7 1 (0.69%) CISA
7 1 (0.69%) CISM
7 1 (0.69%) CRISC
7 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) QA
System Software
1 17 (11.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.83%) Docker
2 7 (4.83%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 6 (4.14%) GPFS
3 6 (4.14%) NFS
3 6 (4.14%) Time Sharing Option
3 6 (4.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.69%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.69%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.69%) Snort
6 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 9 (6.21%) Puppet
1 9 (6.21%) Tivoli
2 8 (5.52%) Nagios
3 7 (4.83%) Tivoli NetView
4 6 (4.14%) Ganglia
4 6 (4.14%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (4.14%) SCCM
5 4 (2.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.07%) SCOM
7 2 (1.38%) Ansible
7 2 (1.38%) EnCase
7 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.38%) Opsview
7 2 (1.38%) QRadar
7 2 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.69%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.69%) Nessus
8 1 (0.69%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 42 (28.97%) Oracle
2 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.66%) VMware
3 13 (8.97%) Citrix
3 13 (8.97%) HP
4 10 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.14%) Cognos
5 6 (4.14%) ESRI
5 6 (4.14%) Rally
5 6 (4.14%) SAP
5 6 (4.14%) Splunk
6 5 (3.45%) Cisco
7 4 (2.76%) Lotus
7 4 (2.76%) Netezza
7 4 (2.76%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.07%) CA
8 3 (2.07%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (2.07%) Dell
8 3 (2.07%) hybris
8 3 (2.07%) Juniper
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