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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Certification
Rank 536 539 484
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -55
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 20 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.022% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 6
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£425 £384 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £387 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.49% -0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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
10585 9084 7614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.17% 19.65% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6226 4956 4098
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 433 458
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.45 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

IBM Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 March 2015. 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 +14 8 £450 +28.57% 1
South East - 7 £140 - 1
East of England - - - -
IBM Certification
UK

IBM Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) IBM
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 11 (34.38%) Java
4 11 (34.38%) Linux
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 10 (31.25%) DB2
5 10 (31.25%) ITIL
6 9 (28.13%) HP
7 7 (21.88%) FileNet
7 7 (21.88%) Oracle
7 7 (21.88%) WAN
8 6 (18.75%) FTP
8 6 (18.75%) EMC
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (18.75%) UNIX
8 6 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (18.75%) .NET
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) MCITP
9 5 (15.63%) MCDST
9 5 (15.63%) MCTS
9 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (15.63%) ACSA
9 5 (15.63%) QA
9 5 (15.63%) ACSP
9 5 (15.63%) Back Office
9 5 (15.63%) Kofax
9 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (15.63%) WebSphere MQ

IBM Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (21.88%) FileNet
3 6 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) WAN
2 6 (18.75%) FTP
3 4 (12.50%) HTTP
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) SNA
3 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 4 (12.50%) APPN
3 4 (12.50%) Network Security
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) DB2
2 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 4 (12.50%) Subversion
1 4 (12.50%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (3.13%) Hudson
2 1 (3.13%) Ant
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Back Office
3 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
4 3 (9.38%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
1 9 (28.13%) Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Network Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Security Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Network Security Manager
2 5 (15.63%) FileNet Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) FileNet Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.25%) DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Integrator
4 2 (6.25%) Storage Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Maximo Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (12.50%) Middleware
3 4 (12.50%) APPC
3 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (3.13%) Spring Batch
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) XSLT
4 1 (3.13%) WSDL
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) AS400
1 4 (12.50%) iSeries
2 3 (9.38%) DataPower
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) UNIX
4 4 (12.50%) zOS
4 4 (12.50%) i5/OS
4 4 (12.50%) Android
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.50%) Windows NT
4 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.50%) HPUX
5 3 (9.38%) OS/400
6 2 (6.25%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
3 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) EAI
3 4 (12.50%) SOA
3 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Document Management
3 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.38%) People Management
5 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Content Management
6 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) RPG
3 4 (12.50%) C
3 4 (12.50%) COBOL
4 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (18.75%) MCITP
2 5 (15.63%) ACSA
2 5 (15.63%) MCDST
2 5 (15.63%) MCTS
2 5 (15.63%) ACSP
2 5 (15.63%) RHCSA
2 5 (15.63%) RHCE
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
2 5 (15.63%) MCSA
2 5 (15.63%) CCNP
2 5 (15.63%) CCIP
2 5 (15.63%) CCNA
2 5 (15.63%) CCDP
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) PowerHA
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Tivoli NetView
2 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.13%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) IBM
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
5 6 (18.75%) EMC
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco
6 5 (15.63%) Apple
6 5 (15.63%) Kofax
7 4 (12.50%) NetIQ
7 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
8 3 (9.38%) Avaya
9 1 (3.13%) CA
9 1 (3.13%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) Lotus
9 1 (3.13%) SAP
9 1 (3.13%) Sun
9 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards