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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 90 65 86
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing IBM 58 63 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.90% 2.65% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 4.25% 5.76% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £306 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £35.25 £35.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.95 £33.45 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £37.05 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1364 1094 1410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.79% 46.06% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 491 648
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 120 137
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.66 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.67 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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
Essex +6 16 £475 +75.92% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 16 £400 +28.00% 1
Hertfordshire -24 13 £438 +34.61% 7
Bedfordshire -19 6 £400 +50.94% 3
Norfolk - 5 £425 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
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England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 61 (42.07%) Finance
1 61 (42.07%) WebSphere
2 58 (40.00%) Java
3 51 (35.17%) UNIX
4 50 (34.48%) SQL
5 47 (32.41%) J2EE
6 46 (31.72%) Linux
7 40 (27.59%) Oracle
8 39 (26.90%) E-Commerce
8 39 (26.90%) HP
9 37 (25.52%) Retail
10 34 (23.45%) DB2
11 32 (22.07%) Windows
11 32 (22.07%) XML
12 31 (21.38%) Solaris
13 29 (20.00%) Manufacturing
14 27 (18.62%) MQSeries
15 26 (17.93%) HTML
16 25 (17.24%) JavaScript
17 24 (16.55%) Project Management
18 23 (15.86%) Ant
18 23 (15.86%) Red Hat
19 22 (15.17%) Tivoli
20 21 (14.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 19 (13.10%) Tomcat
21 19 (13.10%) OO
22 18 (12.41%) WebLogic
22 18 (12.41%) HTTP
23 17 (11.72%) Content Management
23 17 (11.72%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 61 (42.07%) WebSphere
2 27 (18.62%) MQSeries
3 19 (13.10%) Tomcat
4 18 (12.41%) WebLogic
5 15 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (10.34%) Apache
6 12 (8.28%) IIS
7 8 (5.52%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (4.83%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (4.14%) GlassFish
9 6 (4.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 6 (4.14%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (4.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (3.45%) CICS
10 5 (3.45%) MS Exchange
10 5 (3.45%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.38%) SAS
12 2 (1.38%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Tridion
1 4 (2.76%) Maximo
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.69%) BASE24
3 1 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.97%) IBM SmartCloud
2 5 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) PaaS
3 1 (0.69%) GitHub
3 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.41%) HTTP
2 9 (6.21%) Internet
3 8 (5.52%) SAN
4 3 (2.07%) Firewall
4 3 (2.07%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.07%) DNS
4 3 (2.07%) DHCP
4 3 (2.07%) FTP
5 2 (1.38%) LAN
5 2 (1.38%) WAN
5 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.38%) NAS
6 1 (0.69%) VPN
6 1 (0.69%) LDAP
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.69%) CTI
6 1 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.45%) DB2
2 16 (11.03%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 10 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.52%) DataStage
6 7 (4.83%) DbVisualizer
6 7 (4.83%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (3.45%) MySQL
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.38%) MS Access
9 1 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.69%) TKPROF
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.69%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 23 (15.86%) Ant
2 10 (6.90%) Eclipse
2 10 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (6.21%) JUnit
3 9 (6.21%) Subversion
4 8 (5.52%) Log4j
5 7 (4.83%) LoadRunner
6 5 (3.45%) Maven
7 4 (2.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.38%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (1.38%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.69%) Jtest
9 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.69%) Grunt
9 1 (0.69%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.69%) Lombardi
9 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 61 (42.07%) Finance
2 37 (25.52%) Retail
3 29 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.14%) Banking
4 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.14%) Legal
5 3 (2.07%) Automotive
5 3 (2.07%) Marketing
6 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (15.86%) Developer
2 22 (15.17%) Analyst
3 21 (14.48%) Project Manager
4 16 (11.03%) Consultant
4 16 (11.03%) Architect
5 14 (9.66%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.21%) Tester
7 8 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.52%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.83%) Agile Project Manager
9 6 (4.14%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (4.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (4.14%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (4.14%) Service Manager
9 6 (4.14%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.14%) Delivery Project Manager
9 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (4.14%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (32.41%) J2EE
2 32 (22.07%) XML
3 26 (17.93%) HTML
4 17 (11.72%) Ajax
5 14 (9.66%) CSS
6 13 (8.97%) JSP
6 13 (8.97%) XHTML
7 11 (7.59%) .NET
8 10 (6.90%) HTML5
9 9 (6.21%) XSLT
10 8 (5.52%) Servlets
10 8 (5.52%) Struts
10 8 (5.52%) JMS
10 8 (5.52%) Middleware
10 8 (5.52%) XMLBeans
11 7 (4.83%) Flash
11 7 (4.83%) COM+
12 6 (4.14%) Web Services
12 6 (4.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 5 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Web 2.0
2 12 (8.28%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.52%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (3.45%) AS400
5 4 (2.76%) PKI
6 3 (2.07%) DataPower
6 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.38%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.38%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.38%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.38%) Clustering
7 2 (1.38%) iSeries
8 1 (0.69%) Open Source
8 1 (0.69%) iPhone
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 51 (35.17%) UNIX
2 46 (31.72%) Linux
3 32 (22.07%) Windows
4 31 (21.38%) Solaris
5 21 (14.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (10.34%) AIX
7 9 (6.21%) HPUX
8 7 (4.83%) SUSE
9 6 (4.14%) zOS
10 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.38%) MVS
11 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.90%) E-Commerce
2 24 (16.55%) Project Management
3 19 (13.10%) OO
4 17 (11.72%) Content Management
5 15 (10.34%) ITIL
6 14 (9.66%) SOA
7 13 (8.97%) RAD
7 13 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.59%) Waterfall
9 10 (6.90%) Validation
9 10 (6.90%) Migration
9 10 (6.90%) UML
9 10 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.21%) Regression Testing
10 9 (6.21%) RUP
10 9 (6.21%) Scrum
11 8 (5.52%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (4.83%) System Testing
12 7 (4.83%) Change Control
12 7 (4.83%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (40.00%) Java
2 50 (34.48%) SQL
3 25 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.52%) XPath
5 6 (4.14%) JCL
5 6 (4.14%) Perl
6 5 (3.45%) Python
6 5 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.76%) COBOL
7 4 (2.76%) C
7 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (2.07%) C#
9 2 (1.38%) PHP
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.69%) VBA
10 1 (0.69%) Tcl
10 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.69%) FQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) ISEB
2 7 (4.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.76%) MCSE
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.76%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.07%) MCITP
4 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.07%) VCAP
5 2 (1.38%) CCNA
5 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.69%) MBA
6 1 (0.69%) NCDA
6 1 (0.69%) NCIE
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.83%) Hyper-V
1 7 (4.83%) XenDesktop
2 6 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.14%) XenApp
3 5 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (2.76%) RACF
4 4 (2.76%) vSphere
5 3 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.69%) Xen
7 1 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 22 (15.17%) Tivoli
2 10 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (6.21%) Puppet
4 8 (5.52%) Nagios
5 7 (4.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (2.76%) SCCM
7 2 (1.38%) SCOM
7 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.38%) Opsview
7 2 (1.38%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.69%) Netcool
8 1 (0.69%) OpenView
8 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.69%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 40 (27.59%) Oracle
2 39 (26.90%) HP
3 23 (15.86%) Red Hat
4 13 (8.97%) Dell
4 13 (8.97%) Microsoft
5 11 (7.59%) Sun
6 10 (6.90%) JBoss
6 10 (6.90%) NetApp
7 9 (6.21%) FatWire
7 9 (6.21%) VMware
8 8 (5.52%) Interwoven
8 8 (5.52%) EMC
9 7 (4.83%) Citrix
9 7 (4.83%) Cisco
10 6 (4.14%) webMethods
11 5 (3.45%) ATG
12 4 (2.76%) Elastic Path
12 4 (2.76%) Blue Martini
13 3 (2.07%) Software AG
13 3 (2.07%) Syncsort
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