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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 62 74 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM 87 77 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.79% 2.45% 2.74%
As % of the Vendors category 6.23% 5.56% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 25
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
Average hourly rate £29.48 £31.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £29.10 £25.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.67 £132.60 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £21.73
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.06%
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
1396 1386 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.70% 44.04% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 786 490
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 143 117
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +12.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 September 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
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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 37 £450 +83.67% 12
Essex +6 25 £375 -9.09% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 9 £550 +37.50% 3
Norfolk +11 8 £253 -27.85%
Suffolk - 5 £575 -
Bedfordshire +4 4 £325 -18.75%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 59 (35.54%) Java
2 58 (34.94%) Windows
3 55 (33.13%) WebSphere
4 49 (29.52%) Linux
5 46 (27.71%) J2EE
6 44 (26.51%) UNIX
7 42 (25.30%) Oracle
8 41 (24.70%) XML
9 39 (23.49%) Relational Database
10 38 (22.89%) VMware
11 37 (22.29%) JavaScript
12 36 (21.69%) SQL
13 34 (20.48%) Finance
13 34 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (17.47%) HTML
15 28 (16.87%) Web Services
15 28 (16.87%) E-Commerce
16 27 (16.27%) Ant
17 26 (15.66%) Perl
17 26 (15.66%) SOAP
18 25 (15.06%) Active Directory
19 24 (14.46%) HP
20 23 (13.86%) Citrix
20 23 (13.86%) SOA
20 23 (13.86%) SQL Server
20 23 (13.86%) Content Management
21 22 (13.25%) Solaris
21 22 (13.25%) OO
22 21 (12.65%) XHTML
22 21 (12.65%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 55 (33.13%) WebSphere
2 14 (8.43%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.83%) MQSeries
4 12 (7.23%) WebLogic
5 10 (6.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (5.42%) Tomcat
6 9 (5.42%) IIS
7 7 (4.22%) JBoss
8 6 (3.61%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (3.61%) MS Exchange
8 6 (3.61%) GlassFish
9 5 (3.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (2.41%) CMS
10 4 (2.41%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.81%) Drupal
11 3 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.01%) MS Office
3 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (10.84%) Maximo
2 7 (4.22%) Tridion
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.60%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.64%) SaaS
3 13 (7.83%) PaaS
4 7 (4.22%) Google Analytics
5 5 (3.01%) IBM SmartCloud
6 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.20%) Office 365
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.20%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.84%) SAN
2 15 (9.04%) Internet
2 15 (9.04%) NAS
3 14 (8.43%) FTP
4 11 (6.63%) Firewall
5 10 (6.02%) LDAP
6 9 (5.42%) DNS
7 7 (4.22%) PuTTY
7 7 (4.22%) SSH
7 7 (4.22%) Telnet
8 5 (3.01%) DHCP
8 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.60%) DMZ
9 1 (0.60%) WAN
9 1 (0.60%) HTTP
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.49%) Relational Database
2 23 (13.86%) SQL Server
3 20 (12.05%) RDBMS
4 19 (11.45%) DB2
5 6 (3.61%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.81%) MySQL
6 3 (1.81%) DataStage
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.20%) MS Access
7 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.60%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 27 (16.27%) Ant
2 17 (10.24%) Eclipse
3 10 (6.02%) Subversion
4 9 (5.42%) JUnit
5 8 (4.82%) Lombardi
6 7 (4.22%) Log4j
6 7 (4.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 7 (4.22%) Toad
6 7 (4.22%) HP UFT
6 7 (4.22%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.61%) LoadRunner
8 5 (3.01%) JIRA
8 5 (3.01%) AccuRev
9 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.81%) MSI
11 2 (1.20%) Maven
12 1 (0.60%) Checkstyle
12 1 (0.60%) ChangeMan
12 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 34 (20.48%) Finance
2 13 (7.83%) Marketing
3 12 (7.23%) Retail
4 11 (6.63%) Manufacturing
5 10 (6.02%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.41%) Automotive
6 4 (2.41%) Legal
7 2 (1.20%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Electronics
8 1 (0.60%) French Language
Job Titles
1 42 (25.30%) Developer
2 25 (15.06%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.65%) Architect
4 19 (11.45%) Analyst
5 16 (9.64%) Project Manager
6 15 (9.04%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (8.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 12 (7.23%) Administrator
9 10 (6.02%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 10 (6.02%) E-Commerce Manager
10 9 (5.42%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (4.82%) Test Analyst
11 8 (4.82%) Consultant
12 7 (4.22%) Backup Engineer
13 5 (3.01%) Information Specialist
13 5 (3.01%) Information Security Specialist
13 5 (3.01%) Business Analyst
13 5 (3.01%) Applications Architect
13 5 (3.01%) Security Specialist
14 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (27.71%) J2EE
2 41 (24.70%) XML
3 29 (17.47%) HTML
4 28 (16.87%) Web Services
5 26 (15.66%) SOAP
6 21 (12.65%) XHTML
6 21 (12.65%) Ajax
7 19 (11.45%) REST
8 15 (9.04%) CSS
8 15 (9.04%) JSP
9 13 (7.83%) Struts
9 13 (7.83%) HTML5
10 11 (6.63%) JMS
11 9 (5.42%) Servlets
11 9 (5.42%) .NET
12 8 (4.82%) JDBC
12 8 (4.82%) EJB
12 8 (4.82%) TopLink
13 7 (4.22%) Middleware
13 7 (4.22%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.43%) Data Integration
2 14 (8.43%) Web 2.0
3 13 (7.83%) GIS
4 9 (5.42%) Mainframe
5 8 (4.82%) Semantic Web
6 6 (3.61%) Replication
7 4 (2.41%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.41%) iSeries
7 4 (2.41%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.81%) User Experience
8 3 (1.81%) AS400
8 3 (1.81%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.81%) HACMP
8 3 (1.81%) PMI
8 3 (1.81%) SecurID
9 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.20%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.94%) Windows
2 49 (29.52%) Linux
3 44 (26.51%) UNIX
4 22 (13.25%) Solaris
5 13 (7.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.42%) HPUX
7 8 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.22%) SUSE
8 7 (4.22%) AIX
9 5 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.01%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.41%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.41%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.41%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.81%) Fedora
12 1 (0.60%) OS/400
12 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (16.87%) E-Commerce
3 23 (13.86%) SOA
3 23 (13.86%) Content Management
4 22 (13.25%) OO
5 18 (10.84%) TDD
6 16 (9.64%) TOGAF
7 15 (9.04%) ITIL
7 15 (9.04%) ETL
8 14 (8.43%) RAD
9 13 (7.83%) B2C
9 13 (7.83%) Project Management
10 12 (7.23%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (6.63%) Migration
11 11 (6.63%) User Stories
12 10 (6.02%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (6.02%) Time Management
13 9 (5.42%) Use Case
13 9 (5.42%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.54%) Java
2 37 (22.29%) JavaScript
3 36 (21.69%) SQL
4 26 (15.66%) Perl
5 12 (7.23%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.02%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.82%) C
8 7 (4.22%) XPath
9 5 (3.01%) Korn
10 3 (1.81%) Ruby
10 3 (1.81%) Python
10 3 (1.81%) PHP
11 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.60%) JCL
12 1 (0.60%) REXX
12 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.60%) C#
12 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.02%) Degree
2 4 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.81%) GIAC
3 3 (1.81%) MCITP
3 3 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (1.81%) CISSP
3 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.81%) MCSE
3 3 (1.81%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.60%) ACCA
5 1 (0.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.60%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (15.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.42%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.82%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 6 (3.61%) vSphere
6 4 (2.41%) vCloud
6 4 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.81%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.20%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.60%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.60%) Docker
9 1 (0.60%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (8.43%) Tivoli
2 9 (5.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (4.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 7 (4.22%) CA Single Sign-On
3 7 (4.22%) Novell Identity Manager
3 7 (4.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 5 (3.01%) SCOM
5 4 (2.41%) Puppet
5 4 (2.41%) SCCM
6 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.81%) Ansible
7 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.60%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.60%) OpenView
8 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 42 (25.30%) Oracle
2 38 (22.89%) VMware
3 24 (14.46%) HP
4 23 (13.86%) Citrix
5 13 (7.83%) ESRI
6 10 (6.02%) Cisco
7 9 (5.42%) Microsoft
7 9 (5.42%) CA
8 8 (4.82%) NetApp
8 8 (4.82%) Dell
8 8 (4.82%) ATG
8 8 (4.82%) Sun
8 8 (4.82%) Google
9 7 (4.22%) FatWire
9 7 (4.22%) Novell
9 7 (4.22%) Interwoven
9 7 (4.22%) Blue Martini
9 7 (4.22%) Omniture
9 7 (4.22%) Elastic Path
9 7 (4.22%) Cyber-Ark
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