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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 May 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 50 60 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +19
Contract jobs citing IBM 85 84 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.39% 3.02% 2.11%
As % of the Vendors category 7.02% 6.03% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 31
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £46.75 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1210 1392 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 48.30% 50.13% 47.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 765 687
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 113 115
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.37 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -7 36 £425 +21.42% 10
Norfolk +15 17 £550 -4.34% 1
Essex -16 10 £400 - 3
Suffolk - 8 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £428 - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 4 £453 +20.26% 1
East Anglia - 2 £600 - 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for IBM.

1 46 (30.67%) Java
2 40 (26.67%) Oracle
3 36 (24.00%) Unix
4 35 (23.33%) SQL
5 34 (22.67%) WebSphere
6 32 (21.33%) Linux
6 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (20.67%) ETL
8 28 (18.67%) SOA
9 26 (17.33%) J2EE
10 24 (16.00%) Maximo
11 23 (15.33%) Windows
11 23 (15.33%) DataStage
12 22 (14.67%) XML
13 20 (13.33%) HTML
13 20 (13.33%) DB2
14 19 (12.67%) Middleware
15 17 (11.33%) Web Services
15 17 (11.33%) Finance
16 16 (10.67%) Migration
16 16 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (10.67%) ITIL
17 15 (10.00%) Ant
18 14 (9.33%) Data Management
18 14 (9.33%) Software Engineering
18 14 (9.33%) Ajax
18 14 (9.33%) JavaScript
18 14 (9.33%) PRINCE2
18 14 (9.33%) SOAP
18 14 (9.33%) WebLogic

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (22.67%) WebSphere
2 14 (9.33%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (5.33%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.67%) Apache
5 6 (4.00%) JBoss
6 5 (3.33%) CICS
6 5 (3.33%) IIS
7 4 (2.67%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.00%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.00%) IBM Domino
8 3 (2.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.33%) CMS
9 2 (1.33%) Node.js
10 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.00%) MS Office
2 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) MS Project
3 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (16.00%) Maximo
2 8 (5.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.33%) assyst
4 3 (2.00%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.67%) Magento
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.67%) IBM PureFlex
3 4 (2.67%) Office 365
4 3 (2.00%) IaaS
4 3 (2.00%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (2.00%) PaaS
4 3 (2.00%) SaaS
5 2 (1.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.00%) LDAP
2 7 (4.67%) HTTP
2 7 (4.67%) Internet
3 6 (4.00%) FTP
3 6 (4.00%) SSL
3 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.00%) DHCP
4 3 (2.00%) DNS
4 3 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.33%) DataStage
2 20 (13.33%) DB2
3 14 (9.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 10 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.33%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (5.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.67%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.67%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.00%) GIS
9 2 (1.33%) Big Data
9 2 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.33%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (1.33%) MySQL
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.33%) QlikView
10 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Ant
2 12 (8.00%) Maven
3 8 (5.33%) Gradle
3 8 (5.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.67%) JUnit
5 6 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.33%) ClearCase
6 5 (3.33%) ClearQuest
6 5 (3.33%) VisualVM
7 4 (2.67%) Subversion
8 3 (2.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.00%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.00%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (1.33%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.33%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.33%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.67%) JIRA
10 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.67%) Protractor
10 1 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 17 (11.33%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Retail
3 12 (8.00%) Advertising
4 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (30.00%) Developer
2 33 (22.00%) Architect
3 22 (14.67%) Project Manager
4 16 (10.67%) Analyst
5 15 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 15 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.33%) Consultant
6 11 (7.33%) DataStage Developer
7 10 (6.67%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 10 (6.67%) ETL Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Integration Architect
7 10 (6.67%) IT Manager
8 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 8 (5.33%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (4.67%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) Support Analyst
12 5 (3.33%) Administrator
12 5 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.33%) J2EE
2 22 (14.67%) XML
3 20 (13.33%) HTML
4 19 (12.67%) Middleware
5 17 (11.33%) Web Services
6 14 (9.33%) Ajax
6 14 (9.33%) SOAP
7 13 (8.67%) REST
8 12 (8.00%) IBM Integration Bus
9 10 (6.67%) .NET
9 10 (6.67%) JSON
10 9 (6.00%) CSS
11 8 (5.33%) HTML5
11 8 (5.33%) LESS
11 8 (5.33%) Sass
11 8 (5.33%) Spring
12 6 (4.00%) JSP
12 6 (4.00%) RESTful
12 6 (4.00%) XHTML
13 5 (3.33%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) DataPower
2 9 (6.00%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.33%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (4.67%) AS400
4 7 (4.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.67%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.00%) Biology
7 3 (2.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.00%) Life Science
8 2 (1.33%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.33%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.67%) FMCG
9 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.00%) Unix
2 32 (21.33%) Linux
3 23 (15.33%) Windows
4 8 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.33%) Solaris
5 6 (4.00%) zOS
6 5 (3.33%) AIX
6 5 (3.33%) MVS
7 3 (2.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.67%) ETL
3 28 (18.67%) SOA
4 16 (10.67%) ITIL
4 16 (10.67%) Migration
4 16 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (9.33%) Data Management
5 14 (9.33%) Master Data Management
5 14 (9.33%) PRINCE2
5 14 (9.33%) Software Engineering
6 13 (8.67%) Asset Management
6 13 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (8.00%) ERP
8 11 (7.33%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.33%) OO
8 11 (7.33%) TOGAF
9 10 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 10 (6.67%) High Availability
9 10 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 10 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.67%) Java
2 35 (23.33%) SQL
3 14 (9.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (9.33%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.33%) COBOL
4 5 (3.33%) JCL
5 4 (2.67%) C#
6 3 (2.00%) Perl
6 3 (2.00%) Python
7 2 (1.33%) PHP
7 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 11 (7.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (3.33%) Degree
3 3 (2.00%) ISEB
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.67%) MBA
5 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 3 (2.00%) Docker
3 3 (2.00%) GPFS
3 3 (2.00%) NFS
4 1 (0.67%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.67%) RACF
4 1 (0.67%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.33%) Nagios
2 5 (3.33%) Opsview
2 5 (3.33%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (2.00%) Ganglia
3 3 (2.00%) Puppet
3 3 (2.00%) SCCM
4 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 40 (26.67%) Oracle
2 14 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.33%) Cognos
3 11 (7.33%) Netezza
4 10 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.33%) SAP
6 7 (4.67%) Citrix
7 5 (3.33%) Splunk
8 4 (2.67%) Lotus
8 4 (2.67%) VMware
9 3 (2.00%) BEA
9 3 (2.00%) ESRI
9 3 (2.00%) HP
9 3 (2.00%) JD Edwards
9 3 (2.00%) Software AG
9 3 (2.00%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.00%) webMethods
10 2 (1.33%) CA
10 2 (1.33%) FatWire
10 2 (1.33%) Hyperion
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