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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 85 69 81
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing IBM 51 60 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.80% 2.47% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 5.39% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 15
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£425 £344 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £31.53 £27.48 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.71% +2.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.69 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -15.65%
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
1324 1114 1372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.80% 45.90% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 554 649
Average daily rate £350 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 170 154
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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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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
Essex -11 17 £425 -10.52% 6
Hertfordshire -8 14 £350 +27.27% 8
Cambridgeshire -15 10 £450 +136.84% 3
Bedfordshire -8 8 £325 +20.37%
Norfolk -3 2 £400 -3.61%
Suffolk - - - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 48 (37.50%) SQL
2 47 (36.72%) WebSphere
3 44 (34.38%) Java
3 44 (34.38%) Linux
4 40 (31.25%) Windows
5 34 (26.56%) XML
6 33 (25.78%) HP
7 31 (24.22%) J2EE
8 27 (21.09%) UNIX
9 25 (19.53%) JavaScript
9 25 (19.53%) HTML
10 23 (17.97%) Finance
11 22 (17.19%) Oracle
11 22 (17.19%) DB2
11 22 (17.19%) Microsoft
11 22 (17.19%) Marketing
12 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (15.63%) .NET
13 20 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (13.28%) CSS
14 17 (13.28%) Solaris
14 17 (13.28%) MQSeries
15 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 16 (12.50%) SAP
15 16 (12.50%) SAN
16 15 (11.72%) Ant
16 15 (11.72%) E-Commerce
16 15 (11.72%) Web Services
16 15 (11.72%) Manufacturing
16 15 (11.72%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 47 (36.72%) WebSphere
2 17 (13.28%) MQSeries
3 13 (10.16%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (6.25%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 7 (5.47%) MS Exchange
5 7 (5.47%) SugarCRM
6 5 (3.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.91%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (3.13%) CICS
8 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.78%) Apache
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.78%) IIS
10 1 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Maximo
1 1 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.50%) SAN
2 8 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.25%) Internet
3 6 (4.69%) Firewall
3 6 (4.69%) HTTP
4 5 (3.91%) Extranet
4 5 (3.91%) DNS
4 5 (3.91%) DHCP
5 4 (3.13%) NAS
5 4 (3.13%) Intranet
6 3 (2.34%) Broadband
6 3 (2.34%) FTP
6 3 (2.34%) Wireless
7 2 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.56%) IntruShield
8 1 (0.78%) CTI
8 1 (0.78%) LAN
8 1 (0.78%) SMS
8 1 (0.78%) WAN
8 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.19%) DB2
2 13 (10.16%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.38%) DataStage
4 10 (7.81%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (7.03%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.47%) MySQL
7 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.91%) DbVisualizer
9 4 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (3.13%) Data Mart
9 4 (3.13%) MS Access
9 4 (3.13%) OLAP
9 4 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.13%) OLTP
10 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (11.72%) Ant
2 12 (9.38%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (3.91%) LoadRunner
4 5 (3.91%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.34%) JUnit
5 3 (2.34%) Log4j
5 3 (2.34%) Maven
5 3 (2.34%) Subversion
6 2 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.78%) MSI
7 1 (0.78%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.78%) Lombardi
General
1 23 (17.97%) Finance
2 22 (17.19%) Marketing
3 15 (11.72%) Manufacturing
4 14 (10.94%) Retail
5 10 (7.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.13%) Legal
7 3 (2.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.78%) Banking
8 1 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 32 (25.00%) Developer
2 29 (22.66%) Analyst
3 14 (10.94%) Consultant
4 13 (10.16%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.59%) Backup Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Architect
6 8 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 8 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.47%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.69%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Tester
9 5 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Security Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.56%) XML
2 31 (24.22%) J2EE
3 25 (19.53%) HTML
4 20 (15.63%) .NET
5 17 (13.28%) CSS
6 15 (11.72%) Web Services
7 14 (10.94%) HTML5
7 14 (10.94%) Ajax
8 11 (8.59%) XHTML
8 11 (8.59%) SOAP
9 10 (7.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 8 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (6.25%) Middleware
11 7 (5.47%) TopLink
11 7 (5.47%) Spring
11 7 (5.47%) JAX-WS
11 7 (5.47%) JAX-RS
12 5 (3.91%) JSP
12 5 (3.91%) Flash
13 4 (3.13%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.59%) Mainframe
3 9 (7.03%) IBM XIV
4 8 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (3.91%) Clustering
5 5 (3.91%) Web 2.0
6 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.13%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.34%) iSeries
8 2 (1.56%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) GIS
9 1 (0.78%) AS400
9 1 (0.78%) Replication
9 1 (0.78%) PKI
9 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.38%) Linux
2 40 (31.25%) Windows
3 27 (21.09%) UNIX
4 17 (13.28%) Solaris
5 12 (9.38%) HPUX
6 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.47%) AIX
9 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.69%) SUSE
10 5 (3.91%) zOS
11 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.13%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.56%) OS/400
13 2 (1.56%) MVS
14 1 (0.78%) Android
14 1 (0.78%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (11.72%) E-Commerce
2 15 (11.72%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (10.94%) Scrum
3 14 (10.94%) Content Management
4 13 (10.16%) Project Planning
5 12 (9.38%) ETL
5 12 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (9.38%) UML
5 12 (9.38%) OO
6 11 (8.59%) RUP
6 11 (8.59%) Migration
7 10 (7.81%) Validation
8 9 (7.03%) CRM
8 9 (7.03%) User Stories
8 9 (7.03%) Campaign Management
9 8 (6.25%) Use Case
9 8 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (6.25%) TDD
9 8 (6.25%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.50%) SQL
2 44 (34.38%) Java
3 25 (19.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.59%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.47%) Perl
6 5 (3.91%) JCL
7 4 (3.13%) C#
8 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.34%) COBOL
8 3 (2.34%) C
8 3 (2.34%) XPath
8 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.78%) REXX
9 1 (0.78%) Tcl
9 1 (0.78%) Python
9 1 (0.78%) VBScript
9 1 (0.78%) VBA
9 1 (0.78%) FQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.03%) Degree
3 5 (3.91%) ISEB
3 5 (3.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.34%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.56%) MCITP
5 2 (1.56%) MCSE
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.78%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.91%) QA
3 4 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.13%) RACF
4 3 (2.34%) MetaFrame
4 3 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.34%) XenApp
4 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.56%) vSphere
5 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.78%) NFS
6 1 (0.78%) Snort
6 1 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.78%) VMFS
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.78%) SAP ITS
6 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (7.03%) NetBackup
1 9 (7.03%) Backup Exec
2 8 (6.25%) Puppet
2 8 (6.25%) Nagios
3 6 (4.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (3.13%) SCCM
5 3 (2.34%) Nessus
6 2 (1.56%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.78%) MOM
7 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.78%) SCOM
7 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 33 (25.78%) HP
2 22 (17.19%) Oracle
2 22 (17.19%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.50%) SAP
4 14 (10.94%) VMware
5 10 (7.81%) Unica
6 9 (7.03%) Citrix
6 9 (7.03%) Brocade
7 8 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.47%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (5.47%) Neolane
9 5 (3.91%) Cisco
9 5 (3.91%) EMC
9 5 (3.91%) Cognos
10 4 (3.13%) Teradata
10 4 (3.13%) FatWire
10 4 (3.13%) Business Objects
10 4 (3.13%) Informatica
10 4 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (2.34%) Interwoven
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