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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 53 57 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Contract jobs citing IBM 87 87 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.15% 2.86% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 6.21% 6.02% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 42 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £241 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £498 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £46.75 £31.75 £26.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.24% +20.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £20.35 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £43.15 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+32.63% -13.63%
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
1400 1445 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.65% 47.53% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 712 429
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 94 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £39.80 £37.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 4 May 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 4 May 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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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 +2 42 £350 -12.50% 11
Essex +9 33 £400 -5.88% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £365 -
Bedfordshire +2 3 £445 +4.70%
Norfolk -2 3 £625 +127.27%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 46 (39.32%) Windows
2 45 (38.46%) WebSphere
3 40 (34.19%) UNIX
4 38 (32.48%) Java
5 36 (30.77%) Linux
6 34 (29.06%) J2EE
6 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (28.21%) SQL
8 32 (27.35%) SOAP
8 32 (27.35%) XML
8 32 (27.35%) Relational Database
9 31 (26.50%) Web Services
10 29 (24.79%) OO
11 27 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 27 (23.08%) HTML
12 26 (22.22%) Solaris
13 25 (21.37%) Oracle
13 25 (21.37%) TDD
14 24 (20.51%) Content Management
14 24 (20.51%) Ant
14 24 (20.51%) CSS
15 23 (19.66%) Eclipse
16 22 (18.80%) XHTML
16 22 (18.80%) Ajax
16 22 (18.80%) HTML5
17 21 (17.95%) Marketing
17 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
18 20 (17.09%) Finance
19 19 (16.24%) VMware
19 19 (16.24%) Digital Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 45 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.40%) WebLogic
2 11 (9.40%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.84%) MQSeries
3 8 (6.84%) IIS
4 7 (5.98%) JBoss
5 6 (5.13%) GlassFish
6 5 (4.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (4.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.42%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.56%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.71%) CICS
9 2 (1.71%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.71%) CMS
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.85%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Maximo
2 3 (2.56%) Tridion
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.85%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.84%) SaaS
3 7 (5.98%) PaaS
4 5 (4.27%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (1.71%) Office 365
5 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.98%) SAN
2 7 (5.98%) FTP
3 6 (5.13%) Internet
4 5 (4.27%) Network Security
4 5 (4.27%) Firewall
5 4 (3.42%) DNS
5 4 (3.42%) NAS
6 3 (2.56%) LAN
6 3 (2.56%) WAN
6 3 (2.56%) SSL
7 2 (1.71%) DHCP
7 2 (1.71%) LDAP
8 1 (0.85%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.85%) SSH
8 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.85%) IntruShield
8 1 (0.85%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) Relational Database
2 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.26%) DB2
4 10 (8.55%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.27%) MS Access
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.71%) DataStage
7 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.85%) MySQL
8 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (20.51%) Ant
2 23 (19.66%) Eclipse
3 14 (11.97%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.42%) JUnit
4 4 (3.42%) Subversion
4 4 (3.42%) Xcode
4 4 (3.42%) JIRA
4 4 (3.42%) AccuRev
5 3 (2.56%) Log4j
5 3 (2.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (1.71%) Maven
6 2 (1.71%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.85%) Hudson
7 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.85%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.85%) JMeter
General
1 21 (17.95%) Marketing
2 20 (17.09%) Finance
3 9 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.98%) Legal
5 4 (3.42%) Retail
6 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.56%) Banking
7 2 (1.71%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (35.04%) Developer
2 28 (23.93%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (12.82%) Analyst
5 13 (11.11%) Architect
6 10 (8.55%) Consultant
6 10 (8.55%) Administrator
7 8 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Applications Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.42%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 4 (3.42%) E-Commerce Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Programmer
10 4 (3.42%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.06%) J2EE
2 32 (27.35%) SOAP
2 32 (27.35%) XML
3 31 (26.50%) Web Services
4 27 (23.08%) HTML
5 24 (20.51%) CSS
6 22 (18.80%) XHTML
6 22 (18.80%) Ajax
6 22 (18.80%) HTML5
7 16 (13.68%) JAX-WS
7 16 (13.68%) JAX-RS
7 16 (13.68%) TopLink
8 11 (9.40%) REST
9 8 (6.84%) Struts
10 7 (5.98%) JMS
11 6 (5.13%) JSP
12 5 (4.27%) Servlets
12 5 (4.27%) Middleware
13 4 (3.42%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (3.42%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) iSeries
2 8 (6.84%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.84%) Replication
2 8 (6.84%) GIS
3 7 (5.98%) Data Integration
3 7 (5.98%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.98%) User Experience
3 7 (5.98%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.98%) AS400
4 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.13%) Web 2.0
5 4 (3.42%) PMI
5 4 (3.42%) iPhone
5 4 (3.42%) iPad
6 3 (2.56%) DataPower
7 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.71%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.71%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (39.32%) Windows
2 40 (34.19%) UNIX
3 36 (30.77%) Linux
4 26 (22.22%) Solaris
5 12 (10.26%) AIX
6 6 (5.13%) zOS
6 6 (5.13%) HPUX
7 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.42%) OS/400
8 4 (3.42%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (3.42%) Android
8 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.56%) Fedora
10 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.85%) i5/OS
11 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (24.79%) OO
3 25 (21.37%) TDD
4 24 (20.51%) Content Management
5 19 (16.24%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (15.38%) User Stories
6 18 (15.38%) Scrum
7 17 (14.53%) Use Case
8 16 (13.68%) Validation
9 15 (12.82%) SOA
10 14 (11.97%) B2C
10 14 (11.97%) RUP
11 13 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (6.84%) ETL
13 8 (6.84%) TOGAF
14 7 (5.98%) Migration
15 6 (5.13%) RAD
15 6 (5.13%) ERP
15 6 (5.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.48%) Java
2 33 (28.21%) SQL
3 27 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.82%) Perl
5 8 (6.84%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.27%) Korn
6 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.42%) C
7 4 (3.42%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.56%) XPath
8 3 (2.56%) C#
8 3 (2.56%) COBOL
8 3 (2.56%) Python
8 3 (2.56%) JCL
9 2 (1.71%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.71%) REXX
9 2 (1.71%) VBA
10 1 (0.85%) SELCOPY
10 1 (0.85%) VB6
10 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.85%) MCP
4 1 (0.85%) OCP
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.98%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.13%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.27%) vSphere
5 4 (3.42%) PowerHA
5 4 (3.42%) vCloud
6 3 (2.56%) SRDF
6 3 (2.56%) ACF2
6 3 (2.56%) RACF
7 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.71%) Nessus
3 2 (1.71%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.85%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (21.37%) Oracle
2 19 (16.24%) VMware
3 15 (12.82%) Citrix
4 13 (11.11%) HP
5 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.69%) NetApp
7 7 (5.98%) ESRI
8 6 (5.13%) Dell
9 5 (4.27%) SAP
9 5 (4.27%) CA
9 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.27%) Adobe
10 4 (3.42%) EMC
10 4 (3.42%) Cisco
10 4 (3.42%) Lotus
11 3 (2.56%) Elastic Path
11 3 (2.56%) Brocade
11 3 (2.56%) Apigee
11 3 (2.56%) Mashery
11 3 (2.56%) FatWire
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