The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Certification in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Certification over the 3 months to 30 October 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Certification
Rank 567 535 537
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 12 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.025% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Average daily rate
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£438 £460 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% +18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £497 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £398 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IBM Certification
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10700 8042 8996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.16% 17.01% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6136 4674 4760
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £545 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 354 517
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.51 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -21.39%

IBM Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Certification across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

IBM Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

IBM Certification
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Certification across the England region.

IBM Certification Daily Rate Trend in England

IBM Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Certification across the England region.

IBM Certification Hourly Rate Trend in England

IBM Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
London 0 5 £473 +2.71% 1
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
IBM Certification
UK

IBM Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IBM Certification 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 Certification.

1 19 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) MCITP
3 6 (31.58%) Clustering
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) EMC
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (26.32%) CCNP
4 5 (26.32%) CCIP
4 5 (26.32%) CCNA
4 5 (26.32%) CCDP
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (26.32%) RHCE
4 5 (26.32%) DB2
4 5 (26.32%) AIX
4 5 (26.32%) MCSE
4 5 (26.32%) MCSA
4 5 (26.32%) MCDST
4 5 (26.32%) MCTS
4 5 (26.32%) Replication
4 5 (26.32%) ACSA
4 5 (26.32%) Apple
4 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (26.32%) ACSP

IBM Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IBM Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Network Security
2 3 (15.79%) ATM
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) DMZ
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) DB2
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle DBA
1 5 (26.32%) Network Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Security Manager
1 5 (26.32%) DBA
1 5 (26.32%) Network Security Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Maximo Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) Replication
3 4 (21.05%) DataPower
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) Statistics
5 1 (5.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) AIX
4 4 (21.05%) Android
4 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) High Availability
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) People Management
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (47.37%) MCITP
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNP
2 5 (26.32%) CCIP
2 5 (26.32%) CCNA
2 5 (26.32%) CCDP
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (26.32%) RHCE
2 5 (26.32%) MCSE
2 5 (26.32%) MCSA
2 5 (26.32%) MCDST
2 5 (26.32%) MCTS
2 5 (26.32%) ACSA
2 5 (26.32%) ACSP
3 1 (5.26%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.26%) ARCserve
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) EMC
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Apple
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.79%) Avaya
6 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.26%) CA
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) Lotus
7 1 (5.26%) Sun
7 1 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards