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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 53 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 78 87 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.08% 3.14% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 6.59% 6.19% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 57 42
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £281 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £46.75 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +32.63%
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
1184 1406 1437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.80% 50.81% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 757 708
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 114 94
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.30 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 5 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 5 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 +4 41 £475 +35.71% 8
Suffolk - 11 £450 -
Essex -18 10 £400 -
Bedfordshire +9 6 £425 -4.49% 2
Norfolk -4 6 £550 -12.00%
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £471 +29.10% 1
East Anglia - 2 £600 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 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 37 (27.01%) Oracle
2 33 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.09%) WebSphere
3 31 (22.63%) ETL
4 28 (20.44%) Java
5 26 (18.98%) DataStage
6 25 (18.25%) Linux
6 25 (18.25%) SOA
7 24 (17.52%) SQL
8 21 (15.33%) Unix
9 20 (14.60%) Windows
9 20 (14.60%) HTML
9 20 (14.60%) DB2
10 19 (13.87%) XML
10 19 (13.87%) Maximo
11 18 (13.14%) Finance
11 18 (13.14%) ITIL
12 17 (12.41%) Middleware
13 16 (11.68%) Migration
13 16 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (10.22%) Configuration Management
14 14 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (10.22%) WebLogic
14 14 (10.22%) Ant
14 14 (10.22%) Ajax
15 13 (9.49%) Netezza
15 13 (9.49%) J2EE
15 13 (9.49%) SOAP
15 13 (9.49%) Web Services
15 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2

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 33 (24.09%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.22%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.11%) CICS
3 7 (5.11%) JBoss
4 6 (4.38%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.65%) Apache
5 5 (3.65%) IIS
5 5 (3.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.92%) IBM Domino
6 4 (2.92%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.19%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.19%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.46%) CMS
8 2 (1.46%) Node.js
9 1 (0.73%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
2 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) MS Project
3 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (13.87%) Maximo
2 7 (5.11%) assyst
3 5 (3.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.19%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.73%) Magento
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.65%) IBM PureFlex
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.92%) IaaS
3 4 (2.92%) Office 365
3 4 (2.92%) PaaS
3 4 (2.92%) SaaS
4 3 (2.19%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (1.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) LDAP
2 7 (5.11%) FTP
2 7 (5.11%) HTTP
2 7 (5.11%) Internet
3 6 (4.38%) SSL
3 6 (4.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.19%) DHCP
4 3 (2.19%) DNS
4 3 (2.19%) Firewall
5 1 (0.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.98%) DataStage
2 20 (14.60%) DB2
3 7 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.65%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (3.65%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.92%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.19%) GIS
8 2 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.46%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (1.46%) MySQL
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.46%) QlikView
9 1 (0.73%) Big Data
9 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (10.22%) Ant
2 10 (7.30%) Maven
3 8 (5.84%) Gradle
3 8 (5.84%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.11%) JUnit
5 6 (4.38%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.65%) ClearCase
6 5 (3.65%) ClearQuest
6 5 (3.65%) VisualVM
7 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.19%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (1.46%) AccuRev
8 2 (1.46%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.46%) Subversion
9 1 (0.73%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.73%) JIRA
9 1 (0.73%) Protractor
9 1 (0.73%) Selenium
9 1 (0.73%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (13.14%) Finance
2 12 (8.76%) Retail
3 9 (6.57%) Advertising
4 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.73%) Electronics
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (26.28%) Developer
2 23 (16.79%) Architect
3 20 (14.60%) Project Manager
4 15 (10.95%) Analyst
4 15 (10.95%) DataStage Developer
5 13 (9.49%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.49%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.76%) DataStage ETL Developer
6 12 (8.76%) ETL Developer
7 11 (8.03%) Consultant
8 10 (7.30%) Integration Architect
8 10 (7.30%) IT Manager
9 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (5.84%) IT Project Manager
11 7 (5.11%) Applications Support
12 6 (4.38%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (4.38%) Support Analyst
13 5 (3.65%) Administrator
13 5 (3.65%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.60%) HTML
2 19 (13.87%) XML
3 17 (12.41%) Middleware
4 14 (10.22%) Ajax
5 13 (9.49%) J2EE
5 13 (9.49%) SOAP
5 13 (9.49%) Web Services
6 10 (7.30%) .NET
6 10 (7.30%) IBM Integration Bus
7 9 (6.57%) CSS
8 8 (5.84%) HTML5
8 8 (5.84%) LESS
8 8 (5.84%) Sass
9 7 (5.11%) ISPF
9 7 (5.11%) REST
10 6 (4.38%) JSON
10 6 (4.38%) JSP
10 6 (4.38%) Spring
10 6 (4.38%) XHTML
11 5 (3.65%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Mainframe
2 11 (8.03%) DataPower
3 9 (6.57%) AS400
3 9 (6.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.65%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.92%) Biology
6 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.92%) Life Science
7 3 (2.19%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.19%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.46%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.73%) FMCG
9 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.25%) Linux
2 21 (15.33%) Unix
3 20 (14.60%) Windows
4 9 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.57%) Solaris
5 8 (5.84%) zOS
6 7 (5.11%) MVS
7 5 (3.65%) AIX
8 3 (2.19%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.63%) ETL
3 25 (18.25%) SOA
4 18 (13.14%) ITIL
5 16 (11.68%) Migration
5 16 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (10.22%) Configuration Management
7 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2
8 12 (8.76%) High Availability
9 11 (8.03%) OO
9 11 (8.03%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.03%) TDD
10 10 (7.30%) Asset Management
10 10 (7.30%) Data Migration
10 10 (7.30%) Project Planning
11 9 (6.57%) ERP
11 9 (6.57%) Scrum
12 8 (5.84%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.84%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.44%) Java
2 24 (17.52%) SQL
3 12 (8.76%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.11%) COBOL
4 7 (5.11%) JCL
5 4 (2.92%) C#
5 4 (2.92%) Perl
5 4 (2.92%) Python
5 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.46%) PHP
7 1 (0.73%) RPG
Qualifications
1 11 (8.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (4.38%) Degree
3 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) ISEB
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.73%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 4 (2.92%) Docker
3 4 (2.92%) GPFS
3 4 (2.92%) NFS
4 1 (0.73%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.73%) RACF
4 1 (0.73%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) Tivoli
1 7 (5.11%) Tivoli NetView
2 6 (4.38%) Nagios
3 5 (3.65%) Opsview
4 4 (2.92%) Ganglia
4 4 (2.92%) Puppet
5 3 (2.19%) SCCM
6 2 (1.46%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (27.01%) Oracle
2 13 (9.49%) Cognos
2 13 (9.49%) Netezza
3 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.03%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.84%) SAP
6 7 (5.11%) Citrix
7 6 (4.38%) Splunk
8 5 (3.65%) VMware
9 4 (2.92%) Lotus
10 3 (2.19%) BEA
10 3 (2.19%) ESRI
10 3 (2.19%) JD Edwards
10 3 (2.19%) Software AG
10 3 (2.19%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.19%) webMethods
11 2 (1.46%) CA
11 2 (1.46%) Cisco
11 2 (1.46%) HP
11 2 (1.46%) Juniper