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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 94 56 87
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +31
Contract jobs citing IBM 30 69 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.18% 2.98% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 6.54% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 10
Average daily rate
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£444 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £244 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.68 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.18%
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
1276 1055 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.30% 45.55% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 552 544
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £143 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 110 131
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £40.00 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Essex +2 10 £400 -5.88% 2
Hertfordshire -22 10 £450 +12.50% 6
Cambridgeshire -16 5 £438 +1.44% 2
Suffolk -2 3 £500 +20.48% 3
Bedfordshire -14 2 £475 +72.72% 3
Norfolk - - - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 43 (43.43%) Windows
2 36 (36.36%) Linux
3 33 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 32 (32.32%) SQL
5 29 (29.29%) Java
6 25 (25.25%) XML
7 24 (24.24%) UNIX
7 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (23.23%) Marketing
8 23 (23.23%) Oracle
9 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
10 20 (20.20%) HTML
11 19 (19.19%) J2EE
11 19 (19.19%) Web Services
11 19 (19.19%) Solaris
11 19 (19.19%) MS Excel
12 18 (18.18%) SAN
13 17 (17.17%) CSS
13 17 (17.17%) SAP
13 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
14 16 (16.16%) .NET
14 16 (16.16%) HP
14 16 (16.16%) HTML5
15 15 (15.15%) VMware
16 14 (14.14%) SOAP
17 13 (13.13%) Ant
17 13 (13.13%) Scrum
18 12 (12.12%) Finance
18 12 (12.12%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 33 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (7.07%) SugarCRM
4 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.05%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.02%) CMS
7 2 (2.02%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.02%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (1.01%) Lync
8 1 (1.01%) Documentum
8 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.01%) IIS
8 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 19 (19.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS Office
3 4 (4.04%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.18%) SAN
2 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.07%) Internet
3 5 (5.05%) DNS
3 5 (5.05%) DHCP
3 5 (5.05%) Extranet
3 5 (5.05%) Firewall
4 4 (4.04%) Intranet
4 4 (4.04%) NAS
5 3 (3.03%) Broadband
5 3 (3.03%) HTTP
5 3 (3.03%) Wireless
5 3 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.03%) IntruShield
6 2 (2.02%) Network Security
7 1 (1.01%) VPN
7 1 (1.01%) LAN
7 1 (1.01%) SMS
7 1 (1.01%) WAN
7 1 (1.01%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.08%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.07%) MS Access
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.05%) MySQL
6 4 (4.04%) Data Mart
6 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.04%) DB2
6 4 (4.04%) OLAP
6 4 (4.04%) DataStage
6 4 (4.04%) OLTP
6 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (4.04%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Ant
2 11 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 6 (6.06%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (2.02%) Xcode
6 1 (1.01%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.01%) MSI
6 1 (1.01%) JUnit
6 1 (1.01%) Log4j
6 1 (1.01%) Maven
6 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 23 (23.23%) Marketing
2 12 (12.12%) Finance
3 11 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.07%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.05%) Legal
5 5 (5.05%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (30.30%) Developer
2 21 (21.21%) Analyst
3 11 (11.11%) Backup Engineer
3 11 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Architect
5 9 (9.09%) Consultant
6 7 (7.07%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) XML
2 20 (20.20%) HTML
3 19 (19.19%) J2EE
3 19 (19.19%) Web Services
4 17 (17.17%) CSS
5 16 (16.16%) .NET
5 16 (16.16%) HTML5
6 14 (14.14%) SOAP
7 12 (12.12%) Ajax
8 11 (11.11%) XHTML
9 9 (9.09%) JAX-WS
9 9 (9.09%) JAX-RS
9 9 (9.09%) TopLink
10 6 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (6.06%) Middleware
11 5 (5.05%) SAP PI
11 5 (5.05%) CSS3
11 5 (5.05%) Spring
12 4 (4.04%) REST
12 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) IBM XIV
1 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) iSeries
3 5 (5.05%) AS400
3 5 (5.05%) Clustering
4 4 (4.04%) Replication
4 4 (4.04%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.04%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.03%) DataPower
5 3 (3.03%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.02%) iPhone
6 2 (2.02%) iPad
7 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (43.43%) Windows
2 36 (36.36%) Linux
3 24 (24.24%) UNIX
4 19 (19.19%) Solaris
5 12 (12.12%) HPUX
6 11 (11.11%) AIX
7 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (5.05%) SUSE
10 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.03%) OS/400
11 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.02%) Android
13 1 (1.01%) i5/OS
13 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.01%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.13%) Scrum
3 12 (12.12%) TDD
3 12 (12.12%) Content Management
3 12 (12.12%) ETL
3 12 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (11.11%) OO
4 11 (11.11%) Validation
5 10 (10.10%) Project Planning
5 10 (10.10%) SOA
5 10 (10.10%) User Stories
6 9 (9.09%) Use Case
6 9 (9.09%) Campaign Management
6 9 (9.09%) RUP
6 9 (9.09%) CRM
6 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.08%) Migration
7 8 (8.08%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (7.07%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) SQL
2 29 (29.29%) Java
3 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 9 (9.09%) Perl
6 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.03%) C#
7 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.01%) JCL
8 1 (1.01%) REXX
8 1 (1.01%) VBScript
8 1 (1.01%) VB
8 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.01%) VBA
8 1 (1.01%) XPath
8 1 (1.01%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) Degree
4 2 (2.02%) MCITP
4 2 (2.02%) MCSE
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.01%) OCP
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.01%) MCP
5 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.01%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.04%) QA
2 4 (4.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.06%) VMware ESX
2 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.03%) XenApp
3 3 (3.03%) SRDF
3 3 (3.03%) PowerHA
3 3 (3.03%) MetaFrame
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.02%) Snort
5 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.01%) VMFS
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
5 1 (1.01%) NFS
5 1 (1.01%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 9 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 9 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.04%) Nessus
2 4 (4.04%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.04%) SCCM
3 3 (3.03%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.01%) Puppet
4 1 (1.01%) SCOM
4 1 (1.01%) MOM
4 1 (1.01%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) Oracle
2 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 17 (17.17%) SAP
4 16 (16.16%) HP
5 15 (15.15%) VMware
6 11 (11.11%) Citrix
7 10 (10.10%) Unica
8 9 (9.09%) Brocade
9 8 (8.08%) EMC
10 7 (7.07%) Neolane
10 7 (7.07%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (7.07%) NetApp
11 4 (4.04%) Teradata
11 4 (4.04%) Cognos
11 4 (4.04%) Business Objects
11 4 (4.04%) Informatica
11 4 (4.04%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (4.04%) NetIQ
11 4 (4.04%) Cisco
11 4 (4.04%) Rapid7
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