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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 57 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 79 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.87% 1.99% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 5.68% 4.14% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 9
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£375 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £46.75 £43.25 £27.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.09% +57.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £41.05 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £45.45 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -
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
1390 1376 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.58% 48.15% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 685 443
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 125
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £41.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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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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
Hertfordshire +6 48 £350 -17.64% 7
Essex +5 24 £400 -11.11% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £376 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 49 (40.50%) Windows
2 44 (36.36%) UNIX
3 42 (34.71%) Java
3 42 (34.71%) WebSphere
4 37 (30.58%) Linux
5 35 (28.93%) J2EE
6 34 (28.10%) SQL
7 33 (27.27%) XML
8 32 (26.45%) SOAP
8 32 (26.45%) Relational Database
9 31 (25.62%) Web Services
9 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (24.79%) Oracle
11 28 (23.14%) JavaScript
11 28 (23.14%) HTML
11 28 (23.14%) OO
12 24 (19.83%) TDD
12 24 (19.83%) Solaris
13 23 (19.01%) Eclipse
14 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 22 (18.18%) Ant
14 22 (18.18%) Content Management
14 22 (18.18%) Finance
14 22 (18.18%) VMware
15 21 (17.36%) CSS
16 20 (16.53%) XHTML
16 20 (16.53%) Ajax
17 19 (15.70%) Marketing
17 19 (15.70%) HTML5
18 18 (14.88%) Digital Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 42 (34.71%) WebSphere
2 12 (9.92%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 9 (7.44%) MQSeries
4 9 (7.44%) IIS
5 7 (5.79%) JBoss
6 6 (4.96%) GlassFish
6 6 (4.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (3.31%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.48%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.65%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.65%) CICS
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.83%) Documentum
11 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
2 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Maximo
2 4 (3.31%) Tridion
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.61%) SaaS
2 8 (6.61%) PaaS
3 5 (4.13%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (1.65%) Office 365
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.83%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) Internet
2 9 (7.44%) SAN
2 9 (7.44%) FTP
3 8 (6.61%) Firewall
4 7 (5.79%) LDAP
5 6 (4.96%) NAS
5 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.13%) DNS
6 5 (4.13%) Network Security
7 4 (3.31%) PuTTY
7 4 (3.31%) SSH
7 4 (3.31%) Telnet
8 3 (2.48%) LAN
8 3 (2.48%) WAN
8 3 (2.48%) SSL
9 2 (1.65%) DHCP
10 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.83%) IntruShield
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.45%) Relational Database
2 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 16 (13.22%) DB2
4 12 (9.92%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.13%) MS Access
6 3 (2.48%) DataStage
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.48%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (1.65%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.83%) QualityStage
8 1 (0.83%) MySQL
8 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (19.01%) Eclipse
2 22 (18.18%) Ant
3 14 (11.57%) SoapUI
4 5 (4.13%) Subversion
4 5 (4.13%) JUnit
5 4 (3.31%) AccuRev
5 4 (3.31%) JIRA
5 4 (3.31%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (3.31%) Toad
5 4 (3.31%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (3.31%) Log4j
5 4 (3.31%) Xcode
6 3 (2.48%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.65%) Maven
8 1 (0.83%) JMeter
8 1 (0.83%) ChangeMan
8 1 (0.83%) Selenium
8 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.83%) Hudson
General
1 22 (18.18%) Finance
2 19 (15.70%) Marketing
3 9 (7.44%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.61%) Retail
5 6 (4.96%) Legal
6 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.48%) Banking
7 2 (1.65%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (32.23%) Developer
2 27 (22.31%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 16 (13.22%) Analyst
5 13 (10.74%) Architect
6 12 (9.92%) Consultant
7 10 (8.26%) Administrator
8 9 (7.44%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.13%) Applications Architect
11 4 (3.31%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (3.31%) E-Commerce Manager
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (3.31%) E-Commerce Project Manager
11 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.31%) Programmer
11 4 (3.31%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.93%) J2EE
2 33 (27.27%) XML
3 32 (26.45%) SOAP
4 31 (25.62%) Web Services
5 28 (23.14%) HTML
6 21 (17.36%) CSS
7 20 (16.53%) XHTML
7 20 (16.53%) Ajax
8 19 (15.70%) HTML5
9 15 (12.40%) TopLink
9 15 (12.40%) JAX-WS
9 15 (12.40%) JAX-RS
9 15 (12.40%) EclipseLink
10 12 (9.92%) REST
11 9 (7.44%) Struts
12 8 (6.61%) JMS
13 7 (5.79%) .NET
14 6 (4.96%) Servlets
15 5 (4.13%) EJB
15 5 (4.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.44%) Replication
2 9 (7.44%) iSeries
3 8 (6.61%) Data Integration
3 8 (6.61%) GIS
3 8 (6.61%) Mainframe
3 8 (6.61%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.79%) User Experience
4 7 (5.79%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.96%) AS400
6 5 (4.13%) Web 2.0
7 4 (3.31%) iPhone
7 4 (3.31%) iPad
7 4 (3.31%) PMI
8 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.48%) DataPower
8 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.65%) LPAR
9 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 49 (40.50%) Windows
2 44 (36.36%) UNIX
3 37 (30.58%) Linux
4 24 (19.83%) Solaris
5 12 (9.92%) AIX
6 8 (6.61%) HPUX
7 6 (4.96%) zOS
8 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.31%) Android
9 4 (3.31%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.48%) Fedora
11 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.83%) OS/400
12 1 (0.83%) MVS
12 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.14%) OO
3 24 (19.83%) TDD
4 22 (18.18%) Content Management
5 18 (14.88%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (14.05%) Scrum
6 17 (14.05%) User Stories
7 16 (13.22%) Use Case
7 16 (13.22%) E-Commerce
8 14 (11.57%) SOA
9 13 (10.74%) RUP
9 13 (10.74%) Validation
10 11 (9.09%) B2C
11 10 (8.26%) ETL
12 9 (7.44%) TOGAF
12 9 (7.44%) ITIL
12 9 (7.44%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (5.79%) Project Management
13 7 (5.79%) Migration
14 6 (4.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (34.71%) Java
2 34 (28.10%) SQL
3 28 (23.14%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.22%) Perl
5 9 (7.44%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.13%) C
6 5 (4.13%) Korn
6 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.31%) XPath
7 4 (3.31%) JCL
7 4 (3.31%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.48%) REXX
8 3 (2.48%) C#
8 3 (2.48%) COBOL
8 3 (2.48%) Python
9 2 (1.65%) VBA
9 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.65%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.83%) VB6
10 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) OCP
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.83%) MCP
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.79%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.96%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.13%) vSphere
6 4 (3.31%) vCloud
6 4 (3.31%) PowerHA
6 4 (3.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 4 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.48%) RACF
7 3 (2.48%) SRDF
7 3 (2.48%) ACF2
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.83%) Snort
8 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.83%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (3.31%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (3.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (3.31%) Novell Identity Manager
3 3 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.65%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (1.65%) SCOM
4 2 (1.65%) Nessus
5 1 (0.83%) OpenView
5 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.83%) SCCM
5 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 30 (24.79%) Oracle
2 22 (18.18%) VMware
3 18 (14.88%) HP
4 16 (13.22%) Citrix
5 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 10 (8.26%) NetApp
7 8 (6.61%) CA
7 8 (6.61%) ESRI
8 6 (4.96%) Dell
9 5 (4.13%) Adobe
9 5 (4.13%) Cisco
9 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.31%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (3.31%) Elastic Path
10 4 (3.31%) Brocade
10 4 (3.31%) Blue Martini
10 4 (3.31%) SAP
10 4 (3.31%) BMC
10 4 (3.31%) Novell
10 4 (3.31%) Veritas
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