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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 76 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing IBM 54 93 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.07% 3.26% 2.11%
As % of the Vendors category 4.10% 6.94% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £246 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £26.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -24.52%
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
1317 1341 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.58% 47.04% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 684 489
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 93 120
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 March 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 March 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 +7 22 £400 -5.88% 5
Hertfordshire -24 20 £400 - 9
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £451 -5.00%
Norfolk -4 3 £625 +468.18% 3
Bedfordshire -8 3 £445 - 3
Suffolk -3 2 £500 +20.48% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 38 (43.68%) Windows
2 36 (41.38%) WebSphere
3 33 (37.93%) Linux
4 32 (36.78%) UNIX
5 30 (34.48%) SQL
6 28 (32.18%) Java
6 28 (32.18%) Web Services
6 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (29.89%) J2EE
8 25 (28.74%) XML
9 24 (27.59%) SOAP
9 24 (27.59%) CSS
9 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
9 24 (27.59%) HTML
9 24 (27.59%) HTML5
9 24 (27.59%) Relational Database
10 23 (26.44%) OO
10 23 (26.44%) Solaris
11 22 (25.29%) TDD
11 22 (25.29%) Content Management
12 21 (24.14%) Marketing
12 21 (24.14%) Ant
13 20 (22.99%) XHTML
13 20 (22.99%) Eclipse
13 20 (22.99%) Ajax
14 18 (20.69%) Validation
14 18 (20.69%) Scrum
15 17 (19.54%) TopLink
15 17 (19.54%) Use Case
15 17 (19.54%) Digital Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (41.38%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.75%) MQSeries
3 5 (5.75%) IIS
3 5 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.60%) GlassFish
4 4 (4.60%) JBoss
4 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.45%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.30%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.30%) CMS
6 2 (2.30%) SugarCRM
6 2 (2.30%) CICS
6 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.15%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Maximo
2 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) SaaS
1 4 (4.60%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (3.45%) PaaS
3 2 (2.30%) Office 365
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Firewall
2 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.75%) Network Security
3 4 (4.60%) SAN
4 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.45%) IntruShield
4 3 (3.45%) SSL
4 3 (3.45%) LAN
4 3 (3.45%) WAN
4 3 (3.45%) FTP
5 2 (2.30%) Internet
6 1 (1.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.59%) Relational Database
2 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.05%) DB2
4 3 (3.45%) MS Access
4 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Ant
2 20 (22.99%) Eclipse
3 14 (16.09%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.60%) Xcode
5 2 (2.30%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.15%) TestComplete
General
1 21 (24.14%) Marketing
2 12 (13.79%) Finance
3 10 (11.49%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.60%) Legal
5 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.30%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (37.93%) Developer
2 22 (25.29%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.54%) Analyst
4 15 (17.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Architect
5 10 (11.49%) Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Programmer
8 4 (4.60%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.18%) Web Services
2 26 (29.89%) J2EE
3 25 (28.74%) XML
4 24 (27.59%) CSS
4 24 (27.59%) HTML
4 24 (27.59%) HTML5
4 24 (27.59%) SOAP
5 20 (22.99%) XHTML
5 20 (22.99%) Ajax
6 17 (19.54%) TopLink
6 17 (19.54%) JAX-WS
6 17 (19.54%) JAX-RS
7 6 (6.90%) REST
7 6 (6.90%) .NET
8 5 (5.75%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (4.60%) CSS3
9 4 (4.60%) PhoneGap
9 4 (4.60%) iOS SDK
9 4 (4.60%) SAP PI
9 4 (4.60%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) iSeries
2 7 (8.05%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.75%) AS400
4 4 (4.60%) GIS
4 4 (4.60%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.60%) iPad
4 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.60%) iPhone
4 4 (4.60%) User Experience
5 3 (3.45%) DataPower
5 3 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.45%) Web 2.0
5 3 (3.45%) Replication
6 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.15%) PMI
7 1 (1.15%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.68%) Windows
2 33 (37.93%) Linux
3 32 (36.78%) UNIX
4 23 (26.44%) Solaris
5 10 (11.49%) AIX
6 6 (6.90%) zOS
7 4 (4.60%) Android
7 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.45%) OS/400
9 2 (2.30%) HPUX
9 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.15%) Fedora
10 1 (1.15%) i5/OS
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.44%) OO
3 22 (25.29%) TDD
3 22 (25.29%) Content Management
4 18 (20.69%) Scrum
4 18 (20.69%) Validation
5 17 (19.54%) Digital Marketing
5 17 (19.54%) Use Case
5 17 (19.54%) User Stories
6 16 (18.39%) RUP
7 12 (13.79%) SOA
8 10 (11.49%) B2C
9 9 (10.34%) SIEM
10 7 (8.05%) Information Security
11 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (6.90%) Cyber Security
12 5 (5.75%) ETL
12 5 (5.75%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) SQL
2 28 (32.18%) Java
3 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.05%) Perl
5 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
5 4 (4.60%) Korn
5 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.45%) COBOL
6 3 (3.45%) JCL
6 3 (3.45%) C#
6 3 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (2.30%) Assembly Language
7 2 (2.30%) REXX
7 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.15%) VB
8 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.15%) VBA
8 1 (1.15%) C++
8 1 (1.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) MCP
2 1 (1.15%) OCP
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.15%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.60%) vSphere
3 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.45%) SRDF
4 3 (3.45%) PowerHA
4 3 (3.45%) vCloud
4 3 (3.45%) ACF2
4 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.45%) RACF
5 2 (2.30%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Nessus
2 4 (4.60%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (3.45%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Oracle
2 13 (14.94%) VMware
3 8 (9.20%) HP
3 8 (9.20%) Citrix
4 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.90%) NetApp
5 6 (6.90%) SAP
6 5 (5.75%) NetIQ
6 5 (5.75%) Splunk
6 5 (5.75%) ArcSight
6 5 (5.75%) Qualys
6 5 (5.75%) SolarWinds
6 5 (5.75%) Rapid7
7 4 (4.60%) Altiris
7 4 (4.60%) Tripwire
7 4 (4.60%) CA
7 4 (4.60%) EMC
8 3 (3.45%) Cisco
8 3 (3.45%) BMC
8 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
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