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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 63 49 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs citing IBM 69 98 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.80% 3.46% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 5.68% 7.74% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 48 40
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £248 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £423 £420
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 3
Median hourly rate £34.50 £30.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £28.00 £31.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £41.40 £158.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £31.44 £29.51
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +6.53%
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
1214 1266 1376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.33% 44.73% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 675 793
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 113 141
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.53 £24.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% -10.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +4 35 £375 -16.66% 5
Norfolk +11 20 £438 +71.56%
Bedfordshire +1 7 £315 -10.00% 1
Essex -25 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +11 1 £600 +20.00% 3
Suffolk -1 1 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 78 (56.93%) Java
2 49 (35.77%) Unix
3 45 (32.85%) J2EE
4 43 (31.39%) SQL
5 33 (24.09%) Linux
6 30 (21.90%) HTML
7 29 (21.17%) Oracle
7 29 (21.17%) Data Management
7 29 (21.17%) WebSphere
7 29 (21.17%) Master Data Management
8 28 (20.44%) DB2
9 26 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (18.25%) E-Commerce
11 23 (16.79%) IBM InfoSphere
12 22 (16.06%) XML
13 21 (15.33%) Shell Script
14 20 (14.60%) Windows
15 19 (13.87%) JavaScript
15 19 (13.87%) Web Services
16 18 (13.14%) SOAP
16 18 (13.14%) Finance
16 18 (13.14%) REST
17 16 (11.68%) MySQL
17 16 (11.68%) Git (software)
18 15 (10.95%) SOA
18 15 (10.95%) Subversion
19 14 (10.22%) Information Management
19 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
19 14 (10.22%) Ant
19 14 (10.22%) SQL Server

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 29 (21.17%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.22%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.03%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.57%) Drupal
5 8 (5.84%) Apache
6 7 (5.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (3.65%) IIS
8 4 (2.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.19%) CMS
9 3 (2.19%) GlassFish
9 3 (2.19%) IBM Domino
9 3 (2.19%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.19%) JBoss
9 3 (2.19%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.46%) CICS
11 1 (0.73%) Gentran
11 1 (0.73%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.73%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (10.22%) Magento
2 11 (8.03%) Maximo
3 4 (2.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.73%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.92%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (2.19%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (2.19%) Office 365
5 1 (0.73%) IaaS
5 1 (0.73%) PaaS
5 1 (0.73%) SaaS
5 1 (0.73%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.76%) Firewall
1 12 (8.76%) Internet
2 7 (5.11%) LDAP
3 6 (4.38%) SSL
4 5 (3.65%) HTTP
5 4 (2.92%) SMS
5 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.46%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.46%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.73%) FTP
7 1 (0.73%) NAS
7 1 (0.73%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.44%) DB2
2 23 (16.79%) IBM InfoSphere
3 16 (11.68%) MySQL
4 14 (10.22%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.65%) DbVisualizer
6 5 (3.65%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.92%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (2.92%) DataStage
8 3 (2.19%) Jackrabbit
8 3 (2.19%) OLTP
9 2 (1.46%) GIS
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.73%) Big Data
10 1 (0.73%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 16 (11.68%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.95%) Subversion
3 14 (10.22%) Ant
4 7 (5.11%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.65%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.65%) JIRA
5 5 (3.65%) JUnit
5 5 (3.65%) Selenium
5 5 (3.65%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.65%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.92%) AccuRev
6 4 (2.92%) Appium
6 4 (2.92%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.92%) Maven
7 3 (2.19%) Log4j
7 3 (2.19%) Mockito
7 3 (2.19%) VisualVM
7 3 (2.19%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (1.46%) HP UFT
General
1 18 (13.14%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Retail
3 5 (3.65%) Marketing
4 4 (2.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Publishing
5 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (32.85%) Developer
2 41 (29.93%) Architect
3 18 (13.14%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.41%) Consultant
5 13 (9.49%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (7.30%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.57%) Designer
7 9 (6.57%) Unix Architect
8 7 (5.11%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.38%) Administrator
9 6 (4.38%) Automation Tester
9 6 (4.38%) Tester
10 5 (3.65%) Java Automation Tester
10 5 (3.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 5 (3.65%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (3.65%) Server Consultant
11 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Consultant
11 4 (2.92%) Java WebSphere Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Programmer
11 4 (2.92%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (32.85%) J2EE
2 30 (21.90%) HTML
3 22 (16.06%) XML
4 19 (13.87%) Web Services
5 18 (13.14%) REST
5 18 (13.14%) SOAP
6 13 (9.49%) CSS
6 13 (9.49%) Middleware
7 12 (8.76%) JSON
8 11 (8.03%) Ajax
9 10 (7.30%) JMS
10 8 (5.84%) .NET
10 8 (5.84%) JSP
10 8 (5.84%) XHTML
11 7 (5.11%) EJB
11 7 (5.11%) Servlets
12 6 (4.38%) JPA
12 6 (4.38%) Spring
13 5 (3.65%) Gherkin
13 5 (3.65%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.57%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.92%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.19%) DataPower
4 3 (2.19%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.19%) PKI
5 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.73%) AS400
6 1 (0.73%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) iPad
6 1 (0.73%) iSeries
6 1 (0.73%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.77%) Unix
2 33 (24.09%) Linux
3 20 (14.60%) Windows
4 14 (10.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.03%) AIX
6 7 (5.11%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.38%) Solaris
8 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.65%) zOS
9 4 (2.92%) MVS
9 4 (2.92%) OS/390
9 4 (2.92%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.92%) Windows Server
10 3 (2.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.17%) Data Management
1 29 (21.17%) Master Data Management
2 26 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.25%) E-Commerce
4 15 (10.95%) SOA
5 14 (10.22%) Information Management
6 13 (9.49%) ETL
7 12 (8.76%) Data Analysis
8 9 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (6.57%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.57%) Software Delivery
8 9 (6.57%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.57%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (5.11%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.11%) Presales
9 7 (5.11%) RAD
9 7 (5.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 78 (56.93%) Java
2 43 (31.39%) SQL
3 21 (15.33%) Shell Script
4 19 (13.87%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.03%) PHP
6 9 (6.57%) Python
6 9 (6.57%) Ruby
7 4 (2.92%) C#
7 4 (2.92%) JCL
8 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.19%) Perl
9 2 (1.46%) C
9 2 (1.46%) C++
9 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.73%) CLIST
10 1 (0.73%) LotusScript
10 1 (0.73%) REXX
10 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.19%) Degree
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.46%) MCP
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.73%) AAT
4 1 (0.73%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.73%) ISEB
4 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.65%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.46%) RACF
5 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.73%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (7.30%) Tivoli
2 9 (6.57%) Ansible
2 9 (6.57%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.57%) Puppet
3 5 (3.65%) SCCM
4 3 (2.19%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
4 3 (2.19%) OpenView
4 3 (2.19%) Opsview
5 1 (0.73%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.73%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 29 (21.17%) Oracle
2 14 (10.22%) hybris
2 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.11%) Cognos
3 7 (5.11%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.65%) VMware
5 4 (2.92%) HP
5 4 (2.92%) SAP
5 4 (2.92%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.19%) Blue Martini
6 3 (2.19%) BMC
6 3 (2.19%) Citrix
6 3 (2.19%) Elastic Path
6 3 (2.19%) Interwoven
6 3 (2.19%) Lotus
6 3 (2.19%) Netezza
6 3 (2.19%) Software AG
6 3 (2.19%) Splunk
6 3 (2.19%) Sun
6 3 (2.19%) webMethods
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