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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 65 79 91
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Contract jobs citing IBM 66 73 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.57% 2.33% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 5.24% 4.89% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 27
Median daily rate £450 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £274 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -31.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -15.20%
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
1259 1492 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.05% 47.70% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 871 731
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 133 154
Median hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 0 26 £425 +30.76% 2
Norfolk +20 24 £500 +61.29% 3
Essex -6 5 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire +21 4 £525 +33.33% 4
East Anglia - 3 £600 -
Suffolk -3 2 £105 -81.73%
Bedfordshire +5 1 £588 +95.83% 5
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 59 (42.14%) Java
2 41 (29.29%) Unix
3 35 (25.00%) SQL
4 33 (23.57%) J2EE
4 33 (23.57%) WebSphere
5 32 (22.86%) Oracle
6 31 (22.14%) ETL
7 29 (20.71%) Linux
8 27 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (17.14%) Data Management
9 24 (17.14%) XML
9 24 (17.14%) Master Data Management
10 23 (16.43%) HTML
11 22 (15.71%) SOA
11 22 (15.71%) DataStage
12 19 (13.57%) IBM InfoSphere
13 18 (12.86%) Shell Script
13 18 (12.86%) Web Services
13 18 (12.86%) Windows
14 16 (11.43%) Maximo
14 16 (11.43%) Finance
14 16 (11.43%) Migration
14 16 (11.43%) DB2
15 15 (10.71%) Ant
15 15 (10.71%) JavaScript
15 15 (10.71%) SOAP
15 15 (10.71%) Middleware
15 15 (10.71%) Ajax
16 14 (10.00%) Software Engineering
16 14 (10.00%) 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 33 (23.57%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (6.43%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.57%) Apache
4 5 (3.57%) IIS
5 4 (2.86%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.86%) JBoss
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.14%) Drupal
6 3 (2.14%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.14%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.71%) CICS
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Connections
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.71%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.71%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (11.43%) Maximo
2 5 (3.57%) Magento
3 4 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.14%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (1.43%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.71%) IaaS
5 1 (0.71%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.71%) Office 365
5 1 (0.71%) PaaS
5 1 (0.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.71%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) LDAP
2 8 (5.71%) SSL
3 7 (5.00%) HTTP
4 6 (4.29%) Firewall
4 6 (4.29%) Internet
4 6 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.43%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.43%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.71%) FTP
6 1 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.71%) DataStage
2 19 (13.57%) IBM InfoSphere
3 16 (11.43%) DB2
4 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.00%) MySQL
6 5 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.43%) Big Data
9 2 (1.43%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.71%) GIS
10 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (10.71%) Ant
2 12 (8.57%) Maven
3 8 (5.71%) Gradle
3 8 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.00%) JUnit
4 7 (5.00%) Subversion
5 5 (3.57%) ClearCase
5 5 (3.57%) ClearQuest
6 4 (2.86%) AccuRev
7 3 (2.14%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.14%) VisualVM
8 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.43%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.43%) JIRA
8 2 (1.43%) Selenium
8 2 (1.43%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.71%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (11.43%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Retail
3 7 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (33.57%) Developer
2 35 (25.00%) Architect
3 18 (12.86%) Consultant
4 17 (12.14%) Java Developer
5 15 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.57%) Analyst
7 10 (7.14%) DataStage Developer
7 10 (7.14%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 10 (7.14%) ETL Developer
8 8 (5.71%) Integration Architect
9 7 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.29%) Administrator
10 6 (4.29%) Designer
11 5 (3.57%) Service Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) WebSphere Architect
12 4 (2.86%) Applications Support
12 4 (2.86%) DataStage Architect
12 4 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
13 3 (2.14%) Asset Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.57%) J2EE
2 24 (17.14%) XML
3 23 (16.43%) HTML
4 18 (12.86%) Web Services
5 15 (10.71%) Ajax
5 15 (10.71%) Middleware
5 15 (10.71%) SOAP
6 13 (9.29%) REST
7 12 (8.57%) IBM Integration Bus
8 11 (7.86%) JSON
9 10 (7.14%) CSS
10 8 (5.71%) .NET
10 8 (5.71%) HTML5
10 8 (5.71%) LESS
10 8 (5.71%) Sass
10 8 (5.71%) Spring
11 6 (4.29%) JSP
11 6 (4.29%) RESTful
11 6 (4.29%) XHTML
12 4 (2.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.43%) DataPower
2 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.14%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.43%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.43%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.71%) FMCG
7 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) iPad
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.29%) Unix
2 29 (20.71%) Linux
3 18 (12.86%) Windows
4 8 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.71%) Solaris
5 7 (5.00%) AIX
6 4 (2.86%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.71%) HPUX
8 1 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.14%) ETL
2 27 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.14%) Data Management
3 24 (17.14%) Master Data Management
4 22 (15.71%) SOA
5 16 (11.43%) Migration
6 14 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 13 (9.29%) Information Management
8 11 (7.86%) Data Analysis
8 11 (7.86%) OO
8 11 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 10 (7.14%) TDD
10 9 (6.43%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.71%) Asset Management
12 7 (5.00%) Project Planning
12 7 (5.00%) TOGAF
13 6 (4.29%) Requirements Management
13 6 (4.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (42.14%) Java
2 35 (25.00%) SQL
3 18 (12.86%) Shell Script
4 15 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.57%) PHP
6 4 (2.86%) C#
7 3 (2.14%) Python
7 3 (2.14%) Ruby
8 2 (1.43%) C
8 2 (1.43%) C++
8 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.71%) LotusScript
9 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.86%) Degree
1 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.14%) ISEB
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) MCP
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) AAT
4 1 (0.71%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.71%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.71%) RACF
3 1 (0.71%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (5.71%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.14%) Ansible
2 3 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.14%) Opsview
2 3 (2.14%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.71%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 32 (22.86%) Oracle
2 12 (8.57%) Cognos
3 11 (7.86%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.14%) Netezza
5 7 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.57%) HP
6 5 (3.57%) hybris
6 5 (3.57%) SAP
6 5 (3.57%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.86%) Citrix
7 4 (2.86%) Lotus
8 3 (2.14%) BEA
8 3 (2.14%) Software AG
8 3 (2.14%) Splunk
8 3 (2.14%) VMware
8 3 (2.14%) webMethods
9 2 (1.43%) Endeca
9 2 (1.43%) FatWire
9 2 (1.43%) Omniture
9 2 (1.43%) Rally
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