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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 90 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +14
Contract jobs citing IBM 38 88 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.50% 3.43% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 7.42% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 7
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£445 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £233 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £12.68 £23.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -21.56%
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
1285 1186 1044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.89% 46.22% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 608 470
Average daily rate £400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 93 128
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.25 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.93 £42.50 £37.32
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Essex +2 17 £400 -5.88% 1
Hertfordshire -22 10 £450 +12.50% 5
Suffolk +3 3 £500 +20.48%
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £538 +24.63% 1
Bedfordshire -10 3 £445 - 2
Norfolk -3 2 £663 +502.27% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (47.19%) Windows
2 37 (41.57%) Linux
3 30 (33.71%) SQL
4 28 (31.46%) WebSphere
5 27 (30.34%) UNIX
6 26 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (26.97%) XML
8 23 (25.84%) Java
9 22 (24.72%) Solaris
10 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
10 21 (23.60%) HTML
10 21 (23.60%) CSS
10 21 (23.60%) Web Services
10 21 (23.60%) HTML5
11 20 (22.47%) J2EE
11 20 (22.47%) Marketing
12 18 (20.22%) Oracle
12 18 (20.22%) OO
13 17 (19.10%) MS Excel
13 17 (19.10%) TDD
14 16 (17.98%) Content Management
14 16 (17.98%) Ajax
14 16 (17.98%) XHTML
14 16 (17.98%) Ant
14 16 (17.98%) SOAP
15 15 (16.85%) Validation
16 13 (14.61%) Scrum
16 13 (14.61%) TopLink
16 13 (14.61%) Finance
16 13 (14.61%) JAX-WS

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 28 (31.46%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.74%) MQSeries
2 6 (6.74%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.62%) SugarCRM
4 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.25%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.25%) CMS
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.25%) CICS
7 1 (1.12%) Documentum
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (19.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
3 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) SAN
2 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.87%) Firewall
3 4 (4.49%) Network Security
4 3 (3.37%) DHCP
4 3 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.37%) IntruShield
4 3 (3.37%) DNS
4 3 (3.37%) Internet
5 2 (2.25%) Extranet
5 2 (2.25%) SSL
5 2 (2.25%) Broadband
5 2 (2.25%) LAN
5 2 (2.25%) WAN
5 2 (2.25%) Wireless
6 1 (1.12%) NAS
6 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) Relational Database
2 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.87%) DB2
4 5 (5.62%) MS Access
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.25%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (2.25%) MySQL
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.25%) OLTP
6 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.25%) DataStage
6 2 (2.25%) Data Mart
6 2 (2.25%) OLAP
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Ant
2 13 (14.61%) Eclipse
3 10 (11.24%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.49%) Xcode
5 3 (3.37%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.12%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.12%) MSI
General
1 20 (22.47%) Marketing
2 13 (14.61%) Finance
3 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.49%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Developer
2 22 (24.72%) Analyst
3 15 (16.85%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Consultant
5 8 (8.99%) Architect
5 8 (8.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Backup Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) XML
2 21 (23.60%) HTML
2 21 (23.60%) CSS
2 21 (23.60%) HTML5
2 21 (23.60%) Web Services
3 20 (22.47%) J2EE
4 16 (17.98%) SOAP
4 16 (17.98%) XHTML
4 16 (17.98%) Ajax
5 13 (14.61%) JAX-WS
5 13 (14.61%) TopLink
5 13 (14.61%) JAX-RS
6 10 (11.24%) .NET
7 6 (6.74%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (5.62%) Middleware
8 5 (5.62%) SAP PI
8 5 (5.62%) CSS3
9 4 (4.49%) PhoneGap
9 4 (4.49%) iOS SDK
9 4 (4.49%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) IBM XIV
2 6 (6.74%) iSeries
3 5 (5.62%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.62%) AS400
4 4 (4.49%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.49%) iPad
4 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.49%) User Experience
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) iPhone
5 3 (3.37%) DataPower
5 3 (3.37%) Clustering
5 3 (3.37%) Web 2.0
5 3 (3.37%) Replication
6 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.12%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 42 (47.19%) Windows
2 37 (41.57%) Linux
3 27 (30.34%) UNIX
4 22 (24.72%) Solaris
5 11 (12.36%) AIX
6 10 (11.24%) HPUX
7 5 (5.62%) zOS
7 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.49%) Android
8 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.37%) OS/400
10 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.25%) SUSE
11 1 (1.12%) i5/OS
11 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.22%) OO
3 17 (19.10%) TDD
4 16 (17.98%) Content Management
5 15 (16.85%) Validation
6 13 (14.61%) Scrum
6 13 (14.61%) User Stories
7 12 (13.48%) RUP
7 12 (13.48%) Use Case
7 12 (13.48%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (11.24%) SOA
9 8 (8.99%) ETL
9 8 (8.99%) B2C
9 8 (8.99%) SIEM
10 7 (7.87%) Project Planning
10 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.87%) Information Security
10 7 (7.87%) Migration
11 6 (6.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.71%) SQL
2 23 (25.84%) Java
3 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.87%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.62%) Perl
6 4 (4.49%) C#
6 4 (4.49%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.37%) COBOL
7 3 (3.37%) JCL
8 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.25%) Python
8 2 (2.25%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.25%) REXX
9 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.12%) VB6
9 1 (1.12%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.12%) VBA
9 1 (1.12%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) MCSE
3 2 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.25%) MCITP
4 1 (1.12%) MCP
4 1 (1.12%) OCP
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.12%) CEH
4 1 (1.12%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.49%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) VMware ESX
1 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.37%) SRDF
3 3 (3.37%) PowerHA
4 2 (2.25%) ACF2
4 2 (2.25%) Snort
4 2 (2.25%) MetaFrame
4 2 (2.25%) RACF
4 2 (2.25%) XenApp
5 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.12%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) NetBackup
1 8 (8.99%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.62%) Nessus
2 5 (5.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (4.49%) CORE IMPACT
3 4 (4.49%) SCCM
4 3 (3.37%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Oracle
2 13 (14.61%) SAP
2 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.48%) HP
4 10 (11.24%) VMware
5 9 (10.11%) Citrix
6 8 (8.99%) Brocade
7 7 (7.87%) EMC
8 6 (6.74%) NetApp
8 6 (6.74%) Unica
9 5 (5.62%) Qualys
9 5 (5.62%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.62%) Splunk
9 5 (5.62%) ArcSight
9 5 (5.62%) NetIQ
9 5 (5.62%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (5.62%) Neolane
9 5 (5.62%) Rapid7
10 4 (4.49%) Altiris
10 4 (4.49%) Tripwire
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