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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Certification
Rank 606 560 565
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 2 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.038% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.020% 0.19% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 4
Average daily rate £415 £430 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.48% +11.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £410 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
IBM Certification
UK

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
10025 9523 8756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.23% 20.27% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6270 5581 4801
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 442 406
Average hourly rate £36.50 £20.00 £19.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.50% +0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East -7 2 £415 +260.86% 1
IBM Certification
UK

IBM Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) AIX
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Solaris
3 8 (42.11%) DB2
3 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
4 7 (36.84%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (36.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Clustering
5 6 (31.58%) JMS
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) DataPower
6 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (26.32%) HTTP
6 5 (26.32%) SSL
6 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 5 (26.32%) RHCE
6 5 (26.32%) Middleware
6 5 (26.32%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
7 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 4 (21.05%) Workflow
7 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL

IBM Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
1 5 (26.32%) SSL
2 3 (15.79%) DMZ
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) DataStage
2 1 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
1 2 (10.53%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Dutch Language
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Network Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (5.26%) DataStage Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior DataStage Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) IBM Integration Bus
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (31.58%) JMS
3 5 (26.32%) Middleware
4 2 (10.53%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
1 6 (31.58%) DataPower
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
3 2 (10.53%) iSeries
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) AIX
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Solaris
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Android
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.26%) People Management
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) RHCE
2 3 (15.79%) ACSA
2 3 (15.79%) ACSP
2 3 (15.79%) CCDP
2 3 (15.79%) CCIP
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) CCNP
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCDST
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) MCTS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) RHCSA
3 2 (10.53%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) Apple
4 3 (15.79%) Avaya
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Cognos