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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 60 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM 70 73 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.75% 2.33% 2.22%
As % of the Vendors category 5.52% 5.09% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 34
Median daily rate £398 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £31.50 £29.48 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.72 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -12.22%
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
1268 1433 1391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.90% 45.65% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 792 788
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 135 140
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% -16.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £46.25 £35.50
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +9 31 £395 -12.22% 3
Norfolk +17 25 £456 +61.50% 1
Essex -12 5 £400 +6.66% 2
Bedfordshire +1 4 £315 -3.07%
Cambridgeshire +23 2 £600 +4.34% 1
Suffolk +1 2 £105 -81.73%
East Anglia - 1 £600 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 73 (49.32%) Java
2 48 (32.43%) Unix
3 41 (27.70%) SQL
3 41 (27.70%) J2EE
4 33 (22.30%) Oracle
4 33 (22.30%) WebSphere
5 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (20.95%) Linux
6 29 (19.59%) HTML
7 28 (18.92%) Data Management
7 28 (18.92%) Master Data Management
8 24 (16.22%) XML
9 23 (15.54%) IBM InfoSphere
10 22 (14.86%) SOA
11 21 (14.19%) Shell Script
12 20 (13.51%) ETL
12 20 (13.51%) DB2
12 20 (13.51%) Windows
13 19 (12.84%) Web Services
14 17 (11.49%) Finance
15 16 (10.81%) Ajax
15 16 (10.81%) E-Commerce
15 16 (10.81%) JavaScript
15 16 (10.81%) SOAP
16 15 (10.14%) CSS
16 15 (10.14%) Middleware
17 14 (9.46%) Ant
17 14 (9.46%) Information Management
17 14 (9.46%) Software Engineering
17 14 (9.46%) Maximo

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 (22.30%) WebSphere
2 13 (8.78%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.11%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.73%) Drupal
5 5 (3.38%) Apache
5 5 (3.38%) IIS
6 4 (2.70%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.70%) JBoss
6 4 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.03%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.03%) IBM Domino
7 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.35%) CICS
8 2 (1.35%) CMS
8 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.68%) IBM Connections
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.68%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (9.46%) Maximo
2 9 (6.08%) Magento
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (2.03%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (2.03%) Office 365
5 2 (1.35%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.68%) IaaS
6 1 (0.68%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) SaaS
6 1 (0.68%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.76%) Firewall
1 10 (6.76%) LDAP
2 9 (6.08%) SSL
3 8 (5.41%) HTTP
4 7 (4.73%) Internet
4 7 (4.73%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.70%) SMS
6 2 (1.35%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.35%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.68%) FTP
7 1 (0.68%) NAS
7 1 (0.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.54%) IBM InfoSphere
2 20 (13.51%) DB2
3 13 (8.78%) MySQL
4 12 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 11 (7.43%) DataStage
6 7 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.35%) Big Data
9 2 (1.35%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (1.35%) OLTP
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.68%) GIS
10 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.46%) Ant
2 11 (7.43%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.43%) Subversion
3 8 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.73%) Cucumber
4 7 (4.73%) JUnit
4 7 (4.73%) Maven
5 5 (3.38%) AccuRev
6 4 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (2.03%) Gradle
7 3 (2.03%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.03%) VisualVM
8 2 (1.35%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.35%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.35%) JIRA
8 2 (1.35%) Selenium
8 2 (1.35%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.35%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.68%) PVCS
9 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (11.49%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Retail
3 6 (4.05%) Advertising
4 5 (3.38%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (33.78%) Developer
2 37 (25.00%) Architect
3 23 (15.54%) Consultant
4 19 (12.84%) Java Developer
5 14 (9.46%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.08%) Designer
8 7 (4.73%) DataStage Developer
8 7 (4.73%) DataStage ETL Developer
8 7 (4.73%) ETL Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Unix Architect
9 6 (4.05%) Administrator
9 6 (4.05%) Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) Server Consultant
11 4 (2.70%) E-Commerce Manager
11 4 (2.70%) E-Commerce Project Manager
11 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Consultant
11 4 (2.70%) Programmer
11 4 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.70%) J2EE
2 29 (19.59%) HTML
3 24 (16.22%) XML
4 19 (12.84%) Web Services
5 16 (10.81%) Ajax
5 16 (10.81%) SOAP
6 15 (10.14%) CSS
6 15 (10.14%) Middleware
7 14 (9.46%) REST
8 11 (7.43%) JSON
9 9 (6.08%) Spring
10 8 (5.41%) .NET
10 8 (5.41%) HTML5
10 8 (5.41%) LESS
10 8 (5.41%) Sass
11 7 (4.73%) JSP
11 7 (4.73%) XHTML
12 6 (4.05%) RESTful
13 5 (3.38%) IBM Integration Bus
13 5 (3.38%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (5.41%) Mainframe
2 5 (3.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.03%) DataPower
4 3 (2.03%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.35%) PKI
5 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.35%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.43%) Unix
2 31 (20.95%) Linux
3 20 (13.51%) Windows
4 12 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.76%) AIX
6 5 (3.38%) Solaris
6 5 (3.38%) zOS
7 4 (2.70%) MVS
7 4 (2.70%) OS/390
7 4 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.70%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.35%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.68%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.92%) Data Management
2 28 (18.92%) Master Data Management
3 22 (14.86%) SOA
4 20 (13.51%) ETL
5 16 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 14 (9.46%) Information Management
6 14 (9.46%) Software Engineering
7 11 (7.43%) Data Analysis
7 11 (7.43%) OO
8 10 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.76%) Migration
8 10 (6.76%) TDD
9 9 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.41%) CRM
10 8 (5.41%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.41%) RAD
11 7 (4.73%) Asset Management
11 7 (4.73%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.73%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 73 (49.32%) Java
2 41 (27.70%) SQL
3 21 (14.19%) Shell Script
4 16 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.08%) PHP
6 7 (4.73%) Python
6 7 (4.73%) Ruby
7 4 (2.70%) C#
7 4 (2.70%) JCL
8 2 (1.35%) C
8 2 (1.35%) C++
8 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.68%) CLIST
9 1 (0.68%) LotusScript
9 1 (0.68%) REXX
9 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.70%) Degree
1 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.03%) ISEB
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (2.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) MCP
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.68%) AAT
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.68%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.35%) RACF
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (7.43%) Tivoli
2 7 (4.73%) Ansible
2 7 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.73%) Puppet
3 3 (2.03%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
3 3 (2.03%) Opsview
4 2 (1.35%) OpenView
4 2 (1.35%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.68%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 33 (22.30%) Oracle
2 13 (8.78%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.43%) Cognos
4 9 (6.08%) hybris
5 7 (4.73%) Netezza
5 7 (4.73%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.38%) HP
6 5 (3.38%) SAP
6 5 (3.38%) TIBCO
6 5 (3.38%) VMware
7 4 (2.70%) Citrix
7 4 (2.70%) Lotus
8 3 (2.03%) BEA
8 3 (2.03%) Software AG
8 3 (2.03%) Splunk
8 3 (2.03%) webMethods
9 2 (1.35%) BMC
9 2 (1.35%) CA
9 2 (1.35%) Dell
9 2 (1.35%) EMC
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