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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 100 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Contract jobs citing IBM 36 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.28% 2.33% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 5.08% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 12
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£438 £344 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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
1314 1103 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.79% 45.82% 45.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 555 595
Average daily rate £355 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £133 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 140 156
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -5 16 £425 -10.52% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 8 £444 +133.55% 1
Hertfordshire -8 5 £450 +38.46% 3
Bedfordshire -11 5 £325 +18.18% 3
Norfolk +2 1 £500 +20.48%
Suffolk +1 1 - - 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 44 (39.64%) Linux
2 43 (38.74%) Windows
2 43 (38.74%) SQL
2 43 (38.74%) WebSphere
3 41 (36.94%) Java
4 35 (31.53%) XML
5 29 (26.13%) UNIX
6 26 (23.42%) HP
7 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
7 25 (22.52%) HTML
7 25 (22.52%) J2EE
8 24 (21.62%) Oracle
9 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
9 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (19.82%) Marketing
11 21 (18.92%) Solaris
12 20 (18.02%) .NET
13 19 (17.12%) CSS
14 18 (16.22%) MS Excel
15 17 (15.32%) Web Services
15 17 (15.32%) Ant
15 17 (15.32%) SAN
15 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (14.41%) HTML5
16 16 (14.41%) SAP
16 16 (14.41%) Finance
16 16 (14.41%) Ajax
16 16 (14.41%) Content Management
17 15 (13.51%) Scrum
17 15 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 43 (38.74%) WebSphere
2 12 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (9.91%) MQSeries
4 7 (6.31%) SugarCRM
4 7 (6.31%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 6 (5.41%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.50%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (3.60%) CMS
8 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.90%) IIS
10 1 (0.90%) Apache
10 1 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 18 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.50%) MS Office
3 4 (3.60%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
1 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) SAN
2 8 (7.21%) Internet
3 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.41%) HTTP
4 6 (5.41%) Firewall
5 5 (4.50%) DNS
5 5 (4.50%) DHCP
5 5 (4.50%) Extranet
6 4 (3.60%) NAS
6 4 (3.60%) Intranet
7 3 (2.70%) Wireless
7 3 (2.70%) Broadband
8 2 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.80%) IntruShield
9 1 (0.90%) VLAN
9 1 (0.90%) Network Security
9 1 (0.90%) LAN
9 1 (0.90%) SMS
9 1 (0.90%) WAN
9 1 (0.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.21%) DB2
4 7 (6.31%) MySQL
5 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.41%) MS Access
6 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.50%) DataStage
7 4 (3.60%) Data Mart
7 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (3.60%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (3.60%) OLTP
7 4 (3.60%) OLAP
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (2.70%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (15.32%) Ant
2 12 (10.81%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.70%) JUnit
4 3 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.70%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.70%) Log4j
4 3 (2.70%) Subversion
4 3 (2.70%) Maven
5 2 (1.80%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.90%) MSI
6 1 (0.90%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 22 (19.82%) Marketing
2 16 (14.41%) Finance
3 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.91%) Manufacturing
4 10 (9.01%) Retail
5 7 (6.31%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) German Language
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (30.63%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) Analyst
3 14 (12.61%) Consultant
3 14 (12.61%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.91%) Backup Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Architect
6 7 (6.31%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.50%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (4.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.60%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Security Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (31.53%) XML
2 25 (22.52%) HTML
2 25 (22.52%) J2EE
3 20 (18.02%) .NET
4 19 (17.12%) CSS
5 17 (15.32%) Web Services
6 16 (14.41%) Ajax
6 16 (14.41%) HTML5
7 13 (11.71%) XHTML
8 12 (10.81%) SOAP
9 9 (8.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 8 (7.21%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (6.31%) Middleware
11 7 (6.31%) TopLink
11 7 (6.31%) Spring
11 7 (6.31%) JAX-WS
11 7 (6.31%) JSP
11 7 (6.31%) JAX-RS
12 4 (3.60%) JMS
12 4 (3.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.11%) IBM XIV
3 7 (6.31%) Web 2.0
4 6 (5.41%) iSeries
5 5 (4.50%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.50%) Clustering
6 4 (3.60%) AS400
6 4 (3.60%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.80%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.90%) GIS
8 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.90%) Replication
8 1 (0.90%) PKI
8 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.90%) DataPower
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (39.64%) Linux
2 43 (38.74%) Windows
3 29 (26.13%) UNIX
4 21 (18.92%) Solaris
5 13 (11.71%) HPUX
6 9 (8.11%) AIX
6 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.50%) SUSE
8 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.60%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.60%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.60%) zOS
10 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.70%) OS/400
10 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.90%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.41%) Content Management
3 15 (13.51%) Scrum
3 15 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (12.61%) OO
5 13 (11.71%) Project Planning
6 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.81%) ETL
6 12 (10.81%) Validation
6 12 (10.81%) Migration
7 11 (9.91%) UML
7 11 (9.91%) SOA
7 11 (9.91%) RUP
8 9 (8.11%) CRM
8 9 (8.11%) TDD
8 9 (8.11%) User Stories
8 9 (8.11%) Campaign Management
9 8 (7.21%) Use Case
9 8 (7.21%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (6.31%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.74%) SQL
2 41 (36.94%) Java
3 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.91%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.31%) Perl
6 5 (4.50%) C#
7 3 (2.70%) C
7 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.70%) XPath
7 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.90%) FQL
8 1 (0.90%) JCL
8 1 (0.90%) VB6
8 1 (0.90%) VBScript
8 1 (0.90%) VB
8 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.90%) VBA
8 1 (0.90%) Python
8 1 (0.90%) REXX
8 1 (0.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.21%) Degree
4 3 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.70%) ISEB
4 3 (2.70%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.80%) MCSE
5 2 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.80%) MCITP
6 1 (0.90%) OCP
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.90%) MCP
6 1 (0.90%) CEH
6 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.50%) QA
3 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.70%) MetaFrame
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.70%) XenApp
3 2 (1.80%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.90%) Snort
4 1 (0.90%) Xen
4 1 (0.90%) SAP ITS
4 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.90%) vSphere
4 1 (0.90%) VMFS
4 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.90%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) NetBackup
1 9 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 8 (7.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (4.50%) Nagios
3 5 (4.50%) Puppet
4 4 (3.60%) SCCM
5 3 (2.70%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.70%) Nessus
6 2 (1.80%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.90%) SCOM
7 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.90%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.90%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (23.42%) HP
2 24 (21.62%) Oracle
3 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
4 16 (14.41%) SAP
5 13 (11.71%) VMware
6 10 (9.01%) Citrix
6 10 (9.01%) Unica
7 9 (8.11%) Brocade
8 7 (6.31%) Neolane
8 7 (6.31%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (5.41%) FatWire
10 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.50%) EMC
11 4 (3.60%) Cognos
11 4 (3.60%) Cisco
11 4 (3.60%) Business Objects
11 4 (3.60%) Informatica
11 4 (3.60%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (3.60%) Teradata
12 3 (2.70%) Rapid7
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