The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 54 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 99 39 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.14% 1.73% 1.70%
As % of the Vendors category 6.59% 3.93% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 7 11
Average daily rate £425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £31.75 £26.24 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% -12.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £22.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £30.30 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.00%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1503 992 1378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.67% 44.05% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 455 626
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 131 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
IBM
England

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

IBM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +22 50 £400 -2.43% 5
Essex -7 31 £425 - 3
Norfolk - 7 £275 -
Bedfordshire -12 6 £425 +41.66% 3
Cambridgeshire -13 4 - - 1
Suffolk -6 1 £380 +52.00%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (44.30%) Finance
2 54 (34.18%) WebSphere
3 53 (33.54%) Oracle
4 51 (32.28%) Java
5 50 (31.65%) Linux
6 46 (29.11%) SQL
7 45 (28.48%) Windows
7 45 (28.48%) E-Commerce
8 42 (26.58%) UNIX
9 41 (25.95%) Retail
10 40 (25.32%) Solaris
10 40 (25.32%) J2EE
11 39 (24.68%) Tivoli
12 36 (22.78%) Project Management
13 31 (19.62%) NetApp
14 30 (18.99%) HP
15 29 (18.35%) Manufacturing
16 28 (17.72%) AIX
17 26 (16.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 25 (15.82%) ITIL
19 22 (13.92%) VMware ESX
19 22 (13.92%) DB2
20 21 (13.29%) Waterfall
21 20 (12.66%) SAN
22 19 (12.03%) VMware
22 19 (12.03%) Change Control
23 18 (11.39%) Dell
23 18 (11.39%) Citrix
23 18 (11.39%) HTTP
23 18 (11.39%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 54 (34.18%) WebSphere
2 18 (11.39%) WebLogic
3 15 (9.49%) IIS
4 14 (8.86%) MQSeries
4 14 (8.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (8.23%) Tomcat
5 13 (8.23%) Apache
6 7 (4.43%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (4.43%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (3.80%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (3.16%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.53%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.90%) Gentran
10 3 (1.90%) Sonic ESB
11 2 (1.27%) SAS
11 2 (1.27%) CICS
11 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.70%) MS Office
3 6 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Tridion
2 3 (1.90%) Magento
2 3 (1.90%) Maximo
3 1 (0.63%) BASE24
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.43%) IBM SmartCloud
2 6 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.90%) SaaS
4 2 (1.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.66%) SAN
2 18 (11.39%) HTTP
3 11 (6.96%) DHCP
3 11 (6.96%) DNS
4 9 (5.70%) LAN
4 9 (5.70%) WAN
5 8 (5.06%) Internet
6 4 (2.53%) FTP
6 4 (2.53%) NAS
7 3 (1.90%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.90%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.90%) VoIP
7 3 (1.90%) Intranet
8 2 (1.27%) Firewall
8 2 (1.27%) LDAP
8 2 (1.27%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.27%) Network Security
9 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.92%) DB2
2 11 (6.96%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.70%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.06%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.43%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.80%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.80%) MS Access
7 3 (1.90%) MySQL
8 2 (1.27%) OLTP
8 2 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.63%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.63%) ActiveReports
9 1 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.63%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.63%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Ant
2 8 (5.06%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.43%) Subversion
3 7 (4.43%) JUnit
4 6 (3.80%) Log4j
5 5 (3.16%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.27%) Maven
6 2 (1.27%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.63%) Redmine
7 1 (0.63%) Jtest
7 1 (0.63%) JIRA
7 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.63%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.63%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.63%) ERwin
General
1 70 (44.30%) Finance
2 41 (25.95%) Retail
3 29 (18.35%) Manufacturing
4 12 (7.59%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.70%) Banking
6 6 (3.80%) Legal
7 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) International Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (22.15%) Project Manager
2 24 (15.19%) Analyst
3 21 (13.29%) Consultant
4 15 (9.49%) Architect
5 13 (8.23%) Capacity Analyst
5 13 (8.23%) Capacity Management Analyst
5 13 (8.23%) Developer
6 9 (5.70%) Agile Project Manager
6 9 (5.70%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.06%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.43%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.80%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Technical Services Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Technical Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.32%) J2EE
2 14 (8.86%) XML
3 13 (8.23%) HTML
4 11 (6.96%) Ajax
5 10 (6.33%) XHTML
5 10 (6.33%) XSLT
6 8 (5.06%) Middleware
7 7 (4.43%) JSP
7 7 (4.43%) .NET
8 6 (3.80%) JMS
8 6 (3.80%) Servlets
8 6 (3.80%) CSS
8 6 (3.80%) Struts
8 6 (3.80%) XMLBeans
9 5 (3.16%) JSTL
9 5 (3.16%) Web Services
9 5 (3.16%) JDBC
9 5 (3.16%) COM+
9 5 (3.16%) EJB
10 3 (1.90%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.23%) AS400
2 10 (6.33%) iSeries
3 7 (4.43%) Fat Client
3 7 (4.43%) Web 2.0
3 7 (4.43%) Thin Client
3 7 (4.43%) Clustering
3 7 (4.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.16%) PKI
4 5 (3.16%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.90%) DataPower
5 3 (1.90%) GIS
6 2 (1.27%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.27%) Firmware
6 2 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.63%) Open Source
7 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.63%) iPhone
7 1 (0.63%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 50 (31.65%) Linux
2 45 (28.48%) Windows
3 42 (26.58%) UNIX
4 40 (25.32%) Solaris
5 28 (17.72%) AIX
6 13 (8.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.43%) HPUX
10 6 (3.80%) SUSE
11 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.53%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.90%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.90%) zOS
13 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.48%) E-Commerce
2 36 (22.78%) Project Management
3 25 (15.82%) ITIL
4 21 (13.29%) Waterfall
5 19 (12.03%) Change Control
6 16 (10.13%) Capacity Management
6 16 (10.13%) Time Management
7 15 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (8.86%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (7.59%) SOA
10 11 (6.96%) Migration
11 10 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (6.33%) OO
12 8 (5.06%) RAD
12 8 (5.06%) Content Management
13 7 (4.43%) Web Development
13 7 (4.43%) Service Delivery
14 6 (3.80%) UML
14 6 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
15 5 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.28%) Java
2 46 (29.11%) SQL
3 12 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.70%) XPath
5 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 5 (3.16%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.16%) Python
6 5 (3.16%) Perl
7 4 (2.53%) JCL
8 3 (1.90%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.90%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.90%) VB
9 2 (1.27%) PHP
9 2 (1.27%) COBOL
10 1 (0.63%) SELCOPY
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) C#
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.70%) MCSE
3 8 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.53%) Degree
5 4 (2.53%) MCITP
6 3 (1.90%) VCAP
6 3 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.90%) MCSA
6 3 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.27%) CCNA
7 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.63%) NCDA
8 1 (0.63%) NCIE
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.63%) ISEB
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (13.92%) VMware ESX
2 13 (8.23%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.59%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.59%) XenApp
4 9 (5.70%) XenDesktop
5 7 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.53%) vSphere
8 1 (0.63%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.63%) XenServer
8 1 (0.63%) RACF
Systems Management
1 39 (24.68%) Tivoli
2 26 (16.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (4.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (4.43%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.80%) SCCM
5 4 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.90%) SCOM
6 3 (1.90%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.63%) Puppet
7 1 (0.63%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 53 (33.54%) Oracle
2 31 (19.62%) NetApp
3 30 (18.99%) HP
4 19 (12.03%) VMware
5 18 (11.39%) Dell
5 18 (11.39%) Citrix
6 17 (10.76%) Red Hat
7 16 (10.13%) Microsoft
8 9 (5.70%) ATG
9 8 (5.06%) Sun
9 8 (5.06%) BMC
9 8 (5.06%) JBoss
10 6 (3.80%) Cisco
10 6 (3.80%) Interwoven
10 6 (3.80%) EMC
11 5 (3.16%) Elastic Path
11 5 (3.16%) Blue Martini
12 4 (2.53%) McAfee
12 4 (2.53%) webMethods
12 4 (2.53%) Lotus
Essex
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable.
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Rate: £50000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago