The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East of England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 88 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing IBM 56 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.85% 2.34% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 4.02% 5.04% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £306 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £236 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £655 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £35.25 £35.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.95 £33.45 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £37.05 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £24.05 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+29.96% -24.85%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1392 1112 1414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.00% 46.49% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 496 659
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 122 139
Average hourly rate £23.43 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
IBM
England

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 July 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
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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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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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 17 £463 +71.29%
Cambridgeshire +3 15 £400 +28.00%
Hertfordshire -19 14 £438 -2.77% 4
Bedfordshire -16 4 £400 +50.94% 4
Norfolk - 4 £288 - 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 68 (44.44%) Finance
2 61 (39.87%) WebSphere
3 58 (37.91%) Java
4 54 (35.29%) SQL
5 53 (34.64%) UNIX
5 53 (34.64%) Linux
6 48 (31.37%) J2EE
7 46 (30.07%) Oracle
8 40 (26.14%) E-Commerce
9 38 (24.84%) HP
9 38 (24.84%) Retail
10 37 (24.18%) Windows
11 36 (23.53%) Solaris
12 34 (22.22%) DB2
13 29 (18.95%) XML
13 29 (18.95%) Manufacturing
13 29 (18.95%) Tivoli
14 26 (16.99%) Project Management
15 25 (16.34%) MQSeries
15 25 (16.34%) HTML
16 24 (15.69%) JavaScript
17 22 (14.38%) Ant
17 22 (14.38%) Red Hat
18 21 (13.73%) AIX
19 20 (13.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 18 (11.76%) ITIL
20 18 (11.76%) OO
20 18 (11.76%) Tomcat
20 18 (11.76%) WebLogic
20 18 (11.76%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 61 (39.87%) WebSphere
2 25 (16.34%) MQSeries
3 18 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 18 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 15 (9.80%) Apache
5 14 (9.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (7.84%) IIS
7 8 (5.23%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (4.58%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (4.58%) MS Exchange
9 6 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (3.92%) GlassFish
10 5 (3.27%) CICS
11 4 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (2.61%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (2.61%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (1.31%) SAS
13 2 (1.31%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.31%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Tridion
1 4 (2.61%) Maximo
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.65%) BASE24
3 1 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.50%) IBM SmartCloud
2 5 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) PaaS
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
3 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.11%) HTTP
2 11 (7.19%) SAN
3 8 (5.23%) Internet
4 6 (3.92%) DHCP
4 6 (3.92%) DNS
5 5 (3.27%) LAN
5 5 (3.27%) WAN
6 4 (2.61%) NAS
7 3 (1.96%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.96%) Firewall
7 3 (1.96%) FTP
8 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.65%) MPLS
9 1 (0.65%) LDAP
9 1 (0.65%) CTI
9 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.22%) DB2
2 16 (10.46%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (6.54%) RDBMS
4 10 (6.54%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.23%) DataStage
6 7 (4.58%) DbVisualizer
6 7 (4.58%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.61%) MySQL
8 3 (1.96%) MS Access
9 2 (1.31%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.65%) TKPROF
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.65%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (14.38%) Ant
2 10 (6.54%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.23%) JUnit
4 8 (5.23%) Subversion
5 7 (4.58%) Log4j
5 7 (4.58%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.61%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (2.61%) Maven
7 2 (1.31%) VisualVM
7 2 (1.31%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.65%) Jtest
8 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.65%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.65%) JIRA
8 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.65%) Grunt
8 1 (0.65%) Yeoman
General
1 68 (44.44%) Finance
2 38 (24.84%) Retail
3 29 (18.95%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.23%) Banking
5 8 (5.23%) Legal
6 3 (1.96%) Marketing
6 3 (1.96%) Automotive
7 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) German Language
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (15.69%) Project Manager
1 24 (15.69%) Analyst
2 21 (13.73%) Developer
3 16 (10.46%) Architect
4 14 (9.15%) Consultant
5 13 (8.50%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.88%) Tester
7 8 (5.23%) Technical Architect
7 8 (5.23%) Agile Project Manager
8 7 (4.58%) Capacity Analyst
8 7 (4.58%) Capacity Management Analyst
8 7 (4.58%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (3.92%) Technical Manager
9 6 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.92%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.92%) Technical Services Manager
9 6 (3.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (31.37%) J2EE
2 29 (18.95%) XML
3 25 (16.34%) HTML
4 16 (10.46%) Ajax
5 13 (8.50%) CSS
5 13 (8.50%) JSP
5 13 (8.50%) XHTML
6 10 (6.54%) HTML5
7 9 (5.88%) .NET
8 8 (5.23%) XSLT
9 7 (4.58%) Middleware
9 7 (4.58%) XMLBeans
9 7 (4.58%) Flash
9 7 (4.58%) Servlets
9 7 (4.58%) Struts
9 7 (4.58%) COM+
9 7 (4.58%) JMS
10 5 (3.27%) Web Services
11 4 (2.61%) SOAP
11 4 (2.61%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.84%) Web 2.0
2 9 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.23%) AS400
4 7 (4.58%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (3.27%) iSeries
5 5 (3.27%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.27%) Clustering
5 5 (3.27%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.61%) PKI
7 3 (1.96%) DataPower
7 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.31%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.65%) iPhone
9 1 (0.65%) Open Source
9 1 (0.65%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 53 (34.64%) UNIX
1 53 (34.64%) Linux
2 37 (24.18%) Windows
3 36 (23.53%) Solaris
4 21 (13.73%) AIX
5 20 (13.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.23%) HPUX
7 7 (4.58%) SUSE
8 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.96%) zOS
11 2 (1.31%) MVS
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.65%) Android
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.14%) E-Commerce
2 26 (16.99%) Project Management
3 18 (11.76%) ITIL
3 18 (11.76%) OO
4 16 (10.46%) Content Management
5 14 (9.15%) SOA
5 14 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.15%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (8.50%) RAD
7 12 (7.84%) Capacity Management
7 12 (7.84%) Waterfall
8 10 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.54%) Validation
9 9 (5.88%) Change Control
9 9 (5.88%) Regression Testing
9 9 (5.88%) Scrum
9 9 (5.88%) RUP
10 8 (5.23%) UML
11 7 (4.58%) Time Management
11 7 (4.58%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (37.91%) Java
2 54 (35.29%) SQL
3 24 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.58%) XPath
5 6 (3.92%) Perl
5 6 (3.92%) JCL
6 5 (3.27%) Python
7 4 (2.61%) COBOL
7 4 (2.61%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.96%) C
9 2 (1.31%) C#
9 2 (1.31%) PHP
10 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.65%) FQL
10 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.65%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) VBA
10 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.19%) Degree
2 7 (4.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (4.58%) MCSE
2 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.58%) ISEB
3 4 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) MCITP
4 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) VCAP
4 3 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.96%) MCSA
4 3 (1.96%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.31%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) NCDA
6 1 (0.65%) NCIE
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.65%) MBA
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.19%) VMware ESX
2 9 (5.88%) XenApp
2 9 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 9 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.92%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.61%) RACF
6 4 (2.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (2.61%) vSphere
7 1 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (18.95%) Tivoli
2 17 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (5.23%) Puppet
4 7 (4.58%) Nagios
4 7 (4.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (3.92%) SCCM
6 2 (1.31%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.31%) Opsview
6 2 (1.31%) SCOM
6 2 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.65%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.65%) Netcool
7 1 (0.65%) OpenView
Vendors
1 46 (30.07%) Oracle
2 38 (24.84%) HP
3 22 (14.38%) Red Hat
4 18 (11.76%) NetApp
5 15 (9.80%) Dell
6 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
7 12 (7.84%) VMware
8 11 (7.19%) Citrix
9 10 (6.54%) Sun
9 10 (6.54%) JBoss
10 9 (5.88%) FatWire
11 8 (5.23%) EMC
12 7 (4.58%) Interwoven
12 7 (4.58%) Cisco
13 6 (3.92%) webMethods
14 5 (3.27%) ATG
15 4 (2.61%) BMC
15 4 (2.61%) Blue Martini
15 4 (2.61%) Elastic Path
16 3 (1.96%) Syncsort
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