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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 72 63 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +36
Contract jobs citing IBM 77 65 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.43% 2.73% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 5.46% 5.89% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 11
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£400 £313 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £238 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £650 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £31.75 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.01% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £35.70 £28.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £132.60 £37.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -36.29%
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
1409 1104 1476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.53% 46.37% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 492 674
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 £499 £490 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 113 134
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Hertfordshire -25 23 £245 -36.77% 10
Cambridgeshire -7 16 £400 +40.35% 1
Essex -2 15 £413 +3.12%
Bedfordshire -10 12 £400 +50.94% 3
Norfolk - 9 £350 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 58 (42.96%) Java
3 46 (34.07%) SQL
4 44 (32.59%) UNIX
5 43 (31.85%) J2EE
6 42 (31.11%) Finance
7 39 (28.89%) Linux
8 38 (28.15%) XML
9 33 (24.44%) Windows
10 32 (23.70%) HP
11 31 (22.96%) E-Commerce
11 31 (22.96%) Oracle
11 31 (22.96%) HTML
12 30 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 29 (21.48%) Retail
14 27 (20.00%) DB2
14 27 (20.00%) Solaris
15 24 (17.78%) Ant
16 22 (16.30%) MQSeries
17 20 (14.81%) OO
17 20 (14.81%) Manufacturing
18 19 (14.07%) Red Hat
19 18 (13.33%) CSS
19 18 (13.33%) Content Management
19 18 (13.33%) Ajax
20 17 (12.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 16 (11.85%) WebLogic
21 16 (11.85%) .NET
21 16 (11.85%) Tomcat
21 16 (11.85%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 22 (16.30%) MQSeries
3 16 (11.85%) WebLogic
3 16 (11.85%) Tomcat
4 14 (10.37%) Apache
5 12 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (6.67%) IIS
6 9 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (5.93%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 7 (5.19%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (5.19%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (4.44%) GlassFish
10 5 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (2.96%) CICS
11 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
11 4 (2.96%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (1.48%) CMS
12 2 (1.48%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Maximo
2 3 (2.22%) Tridion
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.48%) Magento
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.63%) IBM SmartCloud
2 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) GitHub
3 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.37%) HTTP
2 12 (8.89%) Internet
3 8 (5.93%) SAN
4 4 (2.96%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.22%) DHCP
5 3 (2.22%) FTP
5 3 (2.22%) DNS
5 3 (2.22%) Extranet
5 3 (2.22%) Firewall
5 3 (2.22%) NAS
5 3 (2.22%) Intranet
6 2 (1.48%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.48%) WAN
6 2 (1.48%) LDAP
6 2 (1.48%) LAN
7 1 (0.74%) SMS
7 1 (0.74%) Broadband
7 1 (0.74%) VPN
7 1 (0.74%) CTI
7 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.00%) DB2
2 15 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (7.41%) DataStage
5 9 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (5.93%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.93%) MySQL
6 8 (5.93%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.44%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.44%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (1.48%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.48%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.48%) OLAP
8 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.48%) OLTP
8 2 (1.48%) MS Access
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (17.78%) Ant
2 12 (8.89%) Eclipse
3 9 (6.67%) JUnit
3 9 (6.67%) Subversion
4 8 (5.93%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (5.93%) Log4j
5 6 (4.44%) LoadRunner
5 6 (4.44%) Maven
6 3 (2.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (1.48%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (1.48%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.74%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.74%) Jtest
8 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.74%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.74%) Grunt
8 1 (0.74%) Yeoman
General
1 42 (31.11%) Finance
2 29 (21.48%) Retail
3 20 (14.81%) Manufacturing
4 11 (8.15%) Marketing
5 7 (5.19%) Legal
6 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.22%) Automotive
8 2 (1.48%) Banking
9 1 (0.74%) German Language
9 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (24.44%) Developer
2 17 (12.59%) Analyst
3 16 (11.85%) Architect
4 15 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 14 (10.37%) Consultant
6 10 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.93%) Technical Architect
7 8 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.93%) Tester
8 6 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
9 5 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (2.96%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.85%) J2EE
2 38 (28.15%) XML
3 31 (22.96%) HTML
4 18 (13.33%) CSS
4 18 (13.33%) Ajax
5 16 (11.85%) .NET
6 13 (9.63%) JSP
6 13 (9.63%) XHTML
6 13 (9.63%) HTML5
7 10 (7.41%) Web Services
7 10 (7.41%) XSLT
8 9 (6.67%) JMS
8 9 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 8 (5.93%) Middleware
9 8 (5.93%) Spring
9 8 (5.93%) XMLBeans
9 8 (5.93%) Servlets
9 8 (5.93%) SOAP
9 8 (5.93%) Struts
10 7 (5.19%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Web 2.0
2 11 (8.15%) Mainframe
3 9 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.96%) PKI
5 3 (2.22%) Clustering
5 3 (2.22%) DataPower
5 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.48%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.74%) iSeries
7 1 (0.74%) Open Source
7 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) AS400
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.59%) UNIX
2 39 (28.89%) Linux
3 33 (24.44%) Windows
4 27 (20.00%) Solaris
5 17 (12.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (7.41%) HPUX
7 8 (5.93%) AIX
8 6 (4.44%) SUSE
8 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.96%) zOS
11 2 (1.48%) MVS
11 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.74%) Android
12 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.96%) E-Commerce
2 20 (14.81%) OO
3 18 (13.33%) Content Management
4 14 (10.37%) SOA
5 13 (9.63%) Project Management
5 13 (9.63%) UML
5 13 (9.63%) Scrum
5 13 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (8.89%) RAD
7 10 (7.41%) RUP
7 10 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (7.41%) Validation
7 10 (7.41%) Migration
8 8 (5.93%) Regression Testing
9 7 (5.19%) Logistics
9 7 (5.19%) Automated Testing
9 7 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (4.44%) Project Planning
10 6 (4.44%) System Testing
10 6 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.96%) Java
2 46 (34.07%) SQL
3 30 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.67%) Perl
5 8 (5.93%) XPath
6 6 (4.44%) JCL
7 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.96%) Python
8 4 (2.96%) C#
8 4 (2.96%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.22%) C
9 3 (2.22%) COBOL
9 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.22%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (1.48%) PHP
11 1 (0.74%) REXX
11 1 (0.74%) Tcl
11 1 (0.74%) VBScript
11 1 (0.74%) VBA
11 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (4.44%) ISEB
3 5 (3.70%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.48%) MCITP
5 2 (1.48%) VCAP
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.48%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) CCNA
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.74%) MBA
6 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.96%) XenApp
2 4 (2.96%) XenDesktop
2 4 (2.96%) vSphere
2 4 (2.96%) RACF
3 3 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.74%) NFS
4 1 (0.74%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.74%) Xen
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.74%) VMFS
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) Tivoli
2 9 (6.67%) Puppet
3 8 (5.93%) Nagios
4 7 (5.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.48%) Opsview
7 1 (0.74%) OpenView
7 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.74%) MOM
7 1 (0.74%) Netcool
7 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.74%) SCCM
7 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (23.70%) HP
2 31 (22.96%) Oracle
3 19 (14.07%) Red Hat
4 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.15%) VMware
6 10 (7.41%) JBoss
7 9 (6.67%) FatWire
8 8 (5.93%) Interwoven
9 7 (5.19%) Sun
10 6 (4.44%) Citrix
10 6 (4.44%) Dell
10 6 (4.44%) EMC
10 6 (4.44%) SAP
10 6 (4.44%) webMethods
11 4 (2.96%) Cisco
11 4 (2.96%) ATG
11 4 (2.96%) Unica
12 3 (2.22%) Syncsort
12 3 (2.22%) Elastic Path
12 3 (2.22%) Blue Martini
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