The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Certification
Rank 563 525 535
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 7 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.037% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.076% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £458 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +45.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £430 £386
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.50
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9237 8303 9029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.71% 17.85% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5273 4522 4754
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 457 561
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.68 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
IBM Certification
UK

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 25 July 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
South East -13 4 - -
London 0 3 £450 -8.62% 1
East of England - - - - 1
IBM Certification
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IBM Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 7 (38.89%) DB2
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Clustering
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) MCITP
5 5 (27.78%) High Availability
5 5 (27.78%) AIX
5 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
6 4 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (22.22%) Service Management
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 4 (22.22%) Replication
6 4 (22.22%) Solaris
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) DataPower
7 3 (16.67%) ACSP
7 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (16.67%) MCDST
7 3 (16.67%) MCTS
7 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (16.67%) Moodle
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (16.67%) Android
7 3 (16.67%) Java

IBM Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (16.67%) Moodle
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Connections
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) ATM
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) MSDE
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) DBA
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security Manager
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Portal Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 4 (22.22%) DataPower
3 2 (11.11%) FMCG
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Solaris
5 3 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) High Availability
2 4 (22.22%) Service Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Security Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (33.33%) MCITP
2 3 (16.67%) ACSP
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (16.67%) RHCE
2 3 (16.67%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 3 (16.67%) ACSA
2 3 (16.67%) MCDST
2 3 (16.67%) MCTS
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
2 3 (16.67%) MCSA
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
2 3 (16.67%) CCIP
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) CCDP
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix