The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 29 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the International Business Machines Corporation.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 108 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 1109 1232 1157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.24% 2.34% 2.19%
As % of the Vendors category 4.99% 5.40% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 703 638
Median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 44 20
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.44 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +46.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £19.03 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £43.30 £53.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £31.44 £29.51
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +6.53%
IBM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22208 22797 23877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.77% 43.21% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13715 13711 13773
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 976 1117
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in England

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in England

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in England

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in England

IBM
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

IBM Hourly Rate Histogram in England

IBM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 439 £475 +5.55% 51
South East +8 207 £416 -2.05% 37
North West -12 101 £425 - 19
West Midlands -3 99 £425 +2.40% 15
East of England -13 70 £375 -11.76% 9
South West +4 57 £425 -1.73% 8
North East -6 49 £310 -3.12% 4
Yorkshire -21 49 £450 +13.20% 1
East Midlands -30 22 £350 -22.22% 10
Midlands -14 2 £325 -50.00%
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for IBM.

1 680 (30.52%) Java
2 649 (29.13%) Oracle
3 615 (27.60%) Linux
4 556 (24.96%) WebSphere
5 504 (22.62%) SQL
6 496 (22.26%) Unix
7 458 (20.56%) Finance
8 418 (18.76%) Windows
9 381 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
10 359 (16.11%) Middleware
11 312 (14.00%) AIX
12 306 (13.73%) XML
13 273 (12.25%) HP
14 267 (11.98%) Security Cleared
15 266 (11.94%) Banking
16 259 (11.62%) ITIL
17 257 (11.54%) Web Services
18 244 (10.95%) SQL Server
18 244 (10.95%) Microsoft
19 235 (10.55%) J2EE
20 225 (10.10%) DB2
21 213 (9.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 211 (9.47%) VMware
23 210 (9.43%) Migration
24 200 (8.98%) HTML
25 194 (8.71%) WebSphere Application Server
26 191 (8.57%) SC Cleared
27 188 (8.44%) JavaScript
28 187 (8.39%) Data Centre
29 186 (8.35%) Solaris

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 556 (24.96%) WebSphere
2 194 (8.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 179 (8.03%) Tomcat
4 172 (7.72%) WebLogic
5 141 (6.33%) Apache
6 133 (5.97%) JBoss
7 66 (2.96%) IIS
8 64 (2.87%) SharePoint
9 57 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 51 (2.29%) IBM HTTP Server
11 49 (2.20%) WebLogic Portal
12 46 (2.06%) MQSeries
13 35 (1.57%) FileNet
14 29 (1.30%) Confluence
15 25 (1.12%) CICS
16 24 (1.08%) WebSphere Portal
17 23 (1.03%) MS Exchange
18 21 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 21 (0.94%) IBM Notes
18 21 (0.94%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 102 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 57 (2.56%) MS Office
3 31 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.58%) MS Project
6 7 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.22%) SPSS
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.090%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.045%) InDesign
10 1 (0.045%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.045%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 47 (2.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 38 (1.71%) Maximo
3 24 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
3 24 (1.08%) Unica
4 21 (0.94%) Magento
5 15 (0.67%) OpenText MBPM
6 12 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
7 9 (0.40%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.36%) Eloqua
9 7 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
9 7 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
10 6 (0.27%) BASE24
10 6 (0.27%) Fredhopper
10 6 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
11 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.48%) IBM Cloud
4 29 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (1.26%) Office 365
6 16 (0.72%) PaaS
7 14 (0.63%) Bluemix
7 14 (0.63%) SaaS
8 13 (0.58%) IaaS
9 10 (0.45%) GitHub
9 10 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
9 10 (0.45%) IBM PureFlex
10 6 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.27%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.22%) SoftLayer
12 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 176 (7.90%) Firewall
2 170 (7.63%) SAN
3 145 (6.51%) HTTP
4 123 (5.52%) SSL
5 103 (4.62%) WAN
6 96 (4.31%) LAN
7 92 (4.13%) TCP/IP
8 90 (4.04%) DNS
9 67 (3.01%) LDAP
10 61 (2.74%) NAS
11 52 (2.33%) FTP
12 50 (2.24%) Internet
13 42 (1.89%) DHCP
13 42 (1.89%) VPN
14 33 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
14 33 (1.48%) Network Security
15 27 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
16 26 (1.17%) VoIP
17 25 (1.12%) Wireless
18 24 (1.08%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 225 (10.10%) DB2
3 135 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 112 (5.03%) IBM InfoSphere
5 104 (4.67%) MySQL
6 95 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 86 (3.86%) Hadoop
8 67 (3.01%) Relational Database
9 64 (2.87%) Big Data
10 54 (2.42%) DataStage
11 52 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (1.44%) RDBMS
13 29 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
13 29 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
16 21 (0.94%) HBase
17 20 (0.90%) NoSQL
18 19 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
19 18 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 141 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 139 (6.24%) Jenkins
3 96 (4.31%) JIRA
4 90 (4.04%) Subversion
5 83 (3.73%) Maven
6 73 (3.28%) Ant
7 45 (2.02%) Selenium
8 40 (1.80%) Log4j
9 38 (1.71%) JUnit
10 36 (1.62%) ClearCase
11 35 (1.57%) SoapUI
12 33 (1.48%) Eclipse
13 31 (1.39%) ClearQuest
14 29 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
14 29 (1.30%) Vagrant
15 28 (1.26%) Cucumber
16 26 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
16 26 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
17 25 (1.12%) Introscope
18 22 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 458 (20.56%) Finance
2 266 (11.94%) Banking
3 173 (7.76%) Retail
4 55 (2.47%) Marketing
4 55 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 38 (1.71%) Back Office
6 34 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 20 (0.90%) Publishing
8 18 (0.81%) Legal
9 14 (0.63%) Front Office
10 12 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.45%) Military
11 10 (0.45%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.40%) Law
13 8 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.27%) Advertising
15 5 (0.22%) Billing
15 5 (0.22%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.18%) Electronics
17 3 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 441 (19.79%) Architect
2 409 (18.36%) Developer
3 249 (11.18%) Analyst
4 205 (9.20%) Consultant
5 201 (9.02%) Administrator
6 148 (6.64%) Java Developer
7 121 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
8 89 (3.99%) Infrastructure Architect
9 65 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
10 63 (2.83%) Technical Architect
11 62 (2.78%) Project Manager
12 58 (2.60%) Support Engineer
13 57 (2.56%) Integration Architect
14 56 (2.51%) Systems Administrator
15 52 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 49 (2.20%) Data Architect
16 49 (2.20%) Linux Administrator
17 41 (1.84%) WebSphere Administrator
18 38 (1.71%) Linux Engineer
19 36 (1.62%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (16.11%) Middleware
2 306 (13.73%) XML
3 257 (11.54%) Web Services
4 235 (10.55%) J2EE
5 200 (8.98%) HTML
6 177 (7.94%) SOAP
7 167 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 162 (7.27%) IBM Integration Bus
9 149 (6.69%) REST
10 142 (6.37%) CSS
11 136 (6.10%) JSON
12 120 (5.39%) Spring
13 119 (5.34%) JMS
14 109 (4.89%) .NET
15 96 (4.31%) JSP
16 86 (3.86%) XSLT
17 76 (3.41%) JDBC
18 66 (2.96%) Java EE
19 60 (2.69%) RESTful
20 59 (2.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 187 (8.39%) Data Centre
2 181 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 150 (6.73%) Mainframe
4 111 (4.98%) DataPower
5 96 (4.31%) Clustering
6 90 (4.04%) IBM Mainframe
7 51 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 46 (2.06%) Management Information System
9 42 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 42 (1.89%) Private Cloud
10 38 (1.71%) iSeries
11 35 (1.57%) AS400
12 29 (1.30%) Replication
13 26 (1.17%) User Experience
14 23 (1.03%) LPAR
15 21 (0.94%) Mathematics
16 20 (0.90%) N-Tier
17 19 (0.85%) Data Integration
17 19 (0.85%) HACMP
18 15 (0.67%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 615 (27.60%) Linux
2 496 (22.26%) Unix
3 418 (18.76%) Windows
4 312 (14.00%) AIX
5 213 (9.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 186 (8.35%) Solaris
7 166 (7.45%) Windows Server
8 65 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (2.56%) zOS
10 49 (2.20%) SUSE
11 47 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 37 (1.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 33 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
15 26 (1.17%) OS/390
15 26 (1.17%) Windows 7
16 22 (0.99%) MVS
17 21 (0.94%) HPUX
18 14 (0.63%) Windows XP
19 9 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (11.62%) ITIL
3 210 (9.43%) Migration
4 166 (7.45%) SOA
5 144 (6.46%) DevOps
6 136 (6.10%) Configuration Management
7 126 (5.66%) Project Management
8 124 (5.57%) High Availability
9 118 (5.30%) E-Commerce
10 108 (4.85%) Change Management
11 107 (4.80%) Open Source
12 100 (4.49%) ETL
13 96 (4.31%) Service Delivery
13 96 (4.31%) TDD
14 94 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
14 94 (4.22%) Data Management
15 88 (3.95%) Service Management
16 87 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
17 83 (3.73%) SDLC
18 81 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 680 (30.52%) Java
2 504 (22.62%) SQL
3 188 (8.44%) JavaScript
4 178 (7.99%) Shell Script
5 143 (6.42%) Perl
5 143 (6.42%) Python
6 95 (4.26%) C
7 69 (3.10%) C++
8 56 (2.51%) Jython
9 53 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 53 (2.38%) JCL
9 53 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 41 (1.84%) C#
11 40 (1.80%) Ruby
12 38 (1.71%) PHP
13 36 (1.62%) COBOL
14 35 (1.57%) Korn
15 30 (1.35%) Scala
16 26 (1.17%) REXX
17 25 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 267 (11.98%) Security Cleared
2 191 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 89 (3.99%) Degree
4 37 (1.66%) DV Cleared
5 34 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (1.39%) RHCE
7 27 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 26 (1.17%) CISSP
9 23 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (0.81%) MCSE
12 17 (0.76%) IBM Certification
13 16 (0.72%) SANS
13 16 (0.72%) SSCP
14 15 (0.67%) ISEB
15 14 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
16 13 (0.58%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.54%) CCNP
18 11 (0.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.47%) SLA
2 52 (2.33%) QA
3 34 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 32 (1.44%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.22%) ISO20022
9 4 (0.18%) EMIR
9 4 (0.18%) FATCA
10 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.13%) ISO15022
11 2 (0.090%) COBIT
11 2 (0.090%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.090%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.090%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.090%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.045%) HL7
12 1 (0.045%) MiFID
12 1 (0.045%) SDET
System Software
1 153 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (6.51%) Active Directory
3 67 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
4 65 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 57 (2.56%) KVM
6 46 (2.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 37 (1.66%) Docker
7 37 (1.66%) vSphere
8 31 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 29 (1.30%) NFS
10 28 (1.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 27 (1.21%) Xen
12 25 (1.12%) Time Sharing Option
12 25 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (1.08%) Firmware
13 24 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
13 24 (1.08%) VMware ESX
14 20 (0.90%) XenApp
15 18 (0.81%) SRDF
16 15 (0.67%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 103 (4.62%) Tivoli
2 95 (4.26%) Puppet
3 60 (2.69%) Ansible
4 57 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 53 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (1.89%) QRadar
6 42 (1.89%) SCOM
7 39 (1.75%) NetBackup
8 38 (1.71%) SCCM
9 35 (1.57%) Control-M
10 29 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
11 26 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
12 23 (1.03%) Backup Exec
13 20 (0.90%) Netcool
14 18 (0.81%) CA Wily
15 15 (0.67%) Nagios
15 15 (0.67%) RSA Archer
16 12 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
16 12 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 11 (0.49%) OpenView
Vendors
1 649 (29.13%) Oracle
2 273 (12.25%) HP
3 244 (10.95%) Microsoft
4 211 (9.47%) VMware
5 183 (8.21%) Red Hat
6 119 (5.34%) Cisco
7 118 (5.30%) EMC
8 91 (4.08%) CA
9 78 (3.50%) Citrix
10 72 (3.23%) Sun
11 66 (2.96%) SAP
12 60 (2.69%) Dell
13 58 (2.60%) Veritas
14 54 (2.42%) NetApp
15 53 (2.38%) TIBCO
16 50 (2.24%) Cognos
17 49 (2.20%) Informatica
18 42 (1.89%) Splunk
19 40 (1.80%) ATG
20 39 (1.75%) Sybase
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum Market Leading Rates Depending on Experien
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Coded People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + Remote Work
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £36,500 to £52,600 per annum based on experience
Posted: 27 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Rate: From £25,600 to £44,600 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 17 days ago