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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 89 69 92
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Contract jobs citing IBM 40 63 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.77% 2.45% 1.66%
As % of the Vendors category 3.62% 5.14% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 29
Median daily rate £411 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.61% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £380 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £545 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
1106 1226 1338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 48.83% 47.63% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 657 823
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 142 113
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.20 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -3 18 £425 -10.52% 6
Bedfordshire +10 8 £413 -28.26% 4
Essex -11 5 £323 -19.37%
Norfolk +8 4 £426 -5.27%
Cambridgeshire -2 3 - - 3
Suffolk -6 2 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 57 (53.27%) Java
2 37 (34.58%) J2EE
3 33 (30.84%) Unix
4 32 (29.91%) WebSphere
5 29 (27.10%) Linux
6 28 (26.17%) SQL
7 24 (22.43%) Oracle
7 24 (22.43%) E-Commerce
7 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (21.50%) HTML
9 18 (16.82%) Web Services
9 18 (16.82%) DB2
10 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
11 16 (14.95%) Finance
12 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
12 15 (14.02%) XML
13 14 (13.08%) Ant
13 14 (13.08%) MySQL
13 14 (13.08%) Windows
13 14 (13.08%) Shell Script
13 14 (13.08%) Firewall
13 14 (13.08%) Data Management
13 14 (13.08%) Magento
13 14 (13.08%) hybris
13 14 (13.08%) Master Data Management
14 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (12.15%) Microsoft
14 13 (12.15%) HP
14 13 (12.15%) Tomcat
14 13 (12.15%) 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 32 (29.91%) WebSphere
2 13 (12.15%) Tomcat
2 13 (12.15%) WebLogic
3 11 (10.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (8.41%) Drupal
5 7 (6.54%) Apache
6 6 (5.61%) IIS
7 4 (3.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.80%) CMS
8 3 (2.80%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.80%) JBoss
8 3 (2.80%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.87%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.87%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.93%) Gentran
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.87%) Windchill
4 1 (0.93%) MS Project
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Magento
2 2 (1.87%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.93%) Maximo
3 1 (0.93%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.93%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.08%) Firewall
2 9 (8.41%) Internet
3 8 (7.48%) SSL
4 6 (5.61%) HTTP
4 6 (5.61%) LDAP
4 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.67%) DNS
6 4 (3.74%) SMS
7 3 (2.80%) FTP
7 3 (2.80%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.87%) DHCP
8 2 (1.87%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.93%) Network Security
9 1 (0.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.82%) DB2
2 14 (13.08%) MySQL
3 10 (9.35%) IBM InfoSphere
3 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.67%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.80%) Jackrabbit
8 3 (2.80%) OLTP
8 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.93%) Big Data
10 1 (0.93%) DataStage
10 1 (0.93%) GIS
10 1 (0.93%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.08%) Ant
3 12 (11.21%) Subversion
4 8 (7.48%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.61%) JIRA
6 5 (4.67%) AccuRev
6 5 (4.67%) Appium
6 5 (4.67%) Selenium
6 5 (4.67%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.67%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.74%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (3.74%) JUnit
8 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.80%) Log4j
8 3 (2.80%) Mockito
8 3 (2.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (1.87%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Marketing
3 5 (4.67%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.87%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (24.30%) Developer
2 23 (21.50%) Architect
3 16 (14.95%) Consultant
4 15 (14.02%) Java Developer
5 12 (11.21%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (8.41%) Designer
6 9 (8.41%) Unix Architect
7 7 (6.54%) Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Administrator
9 5 (4.67%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.67%) Java Automation Tester
9 5 (4.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (4.67%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (4.67%) Server Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Tester
10 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Java WebSphere Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Programmer
10 4 (3.74%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (34.58%) J2EE
2 23 (21.50%) HTML
3 18 (16.82%) Web Services
4 15 (14.02%) XML
5 11 (10.28%) Middleware
5 11 (10.28%) REST
5 11 (10.28%) SOAP
6 10 (9.35%) CSS
7 9 (8.41%) Ajax
7 9 (8.41%) JMS
7 9 (8.41%) JSP
7 9 (8.41%) XHTML
8 7 (6.54%) EJB
8 7 (6.54%) JSON
8 7 (6.54%) Servlets
9 5 (4.67%) Gherkin
9 5 (4.67%) JAX-WS
9 5 (4.67%) JPA
9 5 (4.67%) SAML
10 3 (2.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.80%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.80%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.80%) PKI
5 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) AS400
6 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.93%) iSeries
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.84%) Unix
2 29 (27.10%) Linux
3 14 (13.08%) Windows
4 12 (11.21%) AIX
5 9 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (7.48%) Solaris
6 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.54%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.74%) MVS
8 4 (3.74%) OS/390
8 4 (3.74%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.74%) zOS
9 3 (2.80%) HPUX
10 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (22.43%) E-Commerce
2 14 (13.08%) Data Management
2 14 (13.08%) Master Data Management
3 10 (9.35%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (9.35%) Data Analysis
3 10 (9.35%) Mentoring
4 9 (8.41%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 9 (8.41%) Information Management
4 9 (8.41%) Software Delivery
4 9 (8.41%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (7.48%) RAD
5 8 (7.48%) SOA
6 7 (6.54%) OO
6 7 (6.54%) Presales
6 7 (6.54%) Test Automation
6 7 (6.54%) Time Management
7 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.61%) Test Scripting
7 6 (5.61%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 57 (53.27%) Java
2 28 (26.17%) SQL
3 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.08%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.41%) PHP
5 9 (8.41%) Python
5 9 (8.41%) Ruby
6 4 (3.74%) JCL
7 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.80%) Perl
8 2 (1.87%) C
8 2 (1.87%) C#
8 2 (1.87%) C++
8 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) CLIST
9 1 (0.93%) REXX
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) MCP
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.93%) AAT
5 1 (0.93%) CEH
5 1 (0.93%) CISM
5 1 (0.93%) CISSP
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
2 4 (3.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.93%) RACF
4 1 (0.93%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) Tivoli
2 9 (8.41%) Ansible
2 9 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (8.41%) Puppet
3 6 (5.61%) SCCM
4 3 (2.80%) OpenView
5 2 (1.87%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.87%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.87%) WSUS
6 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.93%) Aspera SmartTrack
6 1 (0.93%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.93%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (22.43%) Oracle
2 14 (13.08%) hybris
3 13 (12.15%) HP
3 13 (12.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.67%) VMware
5 4 (3.74%) SAP
5 4 (3.74%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.80%) ATG
6 3 (2.80%) Blue Martini
6 3 (2.80%) BMC
6 3 (2.80%) Cognos
6 3 (2.80%) Dell
6 3 (2.80%) Elastic Path
6 3 (2.80%) Interwoven
6 3 (2.80%) Sun
7 2 (1.87%) CommVault
7 2 (1.87%) Lotus
7 2 (1.87%) Teradata
8 1 (0.93%) Informatica
8 1 (0.93%) Siemens
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