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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 105 90 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing IBM 1107 1176 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.22% 2.28% 2.06%
As % of the Vendors category 4.95% 5.15% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 643 501
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 19
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.79 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.75 £45.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -15.20%
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
22379 22836 21870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.87% 44.26% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13944 13740 12357
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 741 999 997
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -28 410 £475 +5.55% 59
South East +22 239 £428 -5.00% 39
North West -9 98 £406 +1.56% 22
West Midlands -23 92 £375 -7.97% 9
East of England +8 63 £450 +23.28% 14
North East -5 57 £260 -25.17% 3
Yorkshire -20 52 £400 +5.96% 9
South West -3 49 £378 -11.17% 13
East Midlands +1 27 £406 -9.72% 9
Midlands -7 5 £200 -66.66%
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 693 (29.72%) Oracle
2 675 (28.95%) Linux
3 660 (28.30%) Java
4 606 (25.99%) WebSphere
5 509 (21.83%) SQL
6 508 (21.78%) Unix
7 507 (21.74%) Finance
8 505 (21.66%) Windows
9 412 (17.67%) Middleware
10 388 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
11 333 (14.28%) AIX
11 333 (14.28%) XML
12 325 (13.94%) HP
13 302 (12.95%) Microsoft
14 288 (12.35%) ITIL
15 287 (12.31%) Banking
16 285 (12.22%) SQL Server
17 273 (11.71%) Security Cleared
18 247 (10.59%) DB2
19 243 (10.42%) VMware
20 242 (10.38%) Web Services
21 228 (9.78%) J2EE
22 226 (9.69%) Migration
23 223 (9.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 203 (8.70%) SAN
25 200 (8.58%) SC Cleared
26 199 (8.53%) JavaScript
27 198 (8.49%) WebLogic
28 195 (8.36%) WebSphere Application Server
28 195 (8.36%) Active Directory

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
1 606 (25.99%) WebSphere
2 198 (8.49%) WebLogic
3 195 (8.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 183 (7.85%) Tomcat
5 154 (6.60%) Apache
6 150 (6.43%) JBoss
7 80 (3.43%) IIS
8 61 (2.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 60 (2.57%) IBM HTTP Server
10 47 (2.02%) SharePoint
11 46 (1.97%) MQSeries
12 38 (1.63%) MS Exchange
13 37 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
14 31 (1.33%) CICS
15 29 (1.24%) Confluence
15 29 (1.24%) IBM Notes
16 28 (1.20%) FileNet
17 25 (1.07%) SAS
18 21 (0.90%) WebSphere Portal
19 20 (0.86%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 118 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 79 (3.39%) MS Office
3 27 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.86%) SPSS
5 18 (0.77%) MS Project
6 15 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.086%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.043%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.043%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 52 (2.23%) Maximo
2 28 (1.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 22 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 19 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.60%) OpenText MBPM
5 14 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.51%) Unica
7 11 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.47%) Magento
8 10 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
9 9 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
10 8 (0.34%) Eloqua
11 7 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
12 6 (0.26%) SAP ERP
13 5 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
13 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (1.03%) PaaS
5 18 (0.77%) IaaS
5 18 (0.77%) Office 365
6 15 (0.64%) IBM PureFlex
7 12 (0.51%) Bluemix
7 12 (0.51%) OpenShift
8 11 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.39%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.34%) SaaS
11 7 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
12 6 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.26%) GitHub
12 6 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
12 6 (0.26%) SoftLayer
13 4 (0.17%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 203 (8.70%) SAN
2 175 (7.50%) HTTP
3 163 (6.99%) Firewall
4 131 (5.62%) SSL
5 107 (4.59%) DNS
6 95 (4.07%) WAN
7 90 (3.86%) LAN
8 85 (3.64%) TCP/IP
9 67 (2.87%) LDAP
10 63 (2.70%) FTP
10 63 (2.70%) NAS
11 56 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
12 48 (2.06%) Internet
12 48 (2.06%) VPN
13 40 (1.72%) DHCP
13 40 (1.72%) Network Security
14 31 (1.33%) FCoE
15 30 (1.29%) Wireless
16 28 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (1.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 247 (10.59%) DB2
3 149 (6.39%) Oracle Database
4 107 (4.59%) MySQL
5 100 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
6 96 (4.12%) IBM InfoSphere
7 90 (3.86%) Hadoop
8 82 (3.52%) DataStage
9 76 (3.26%) Relational Database
10 61 (2.62%) Big Data
11 53 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (1.63%) RDBMS
12 38 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 34 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
13 34 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 30 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (0.99%) HBase
16 19 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
17 18 (0.77%) NoSQL
18 16 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 150 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 148 (6.35%) Jenkins
3 107 (4.59%) JIRA
4 101 (4.33%) Subversion
5 95 (4.07%) Maven
6 66 (2.83%) Ant
7 46 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
8 44 (1.89%) Selenium
9 43 (1.84%) JUnit
10 42 (1.80%) ClearCase
11 36 (1.54%) Introscope
12 35 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 35 (1.50%) Vagrant
13 34 (1.46%) Eclipse
13 34 (1.46%) Visual Studio
14 33 (1.42%) Log4j
15 30 (1.29%) Cucumber
16 29 (1.24%) ClearQuest
17 28 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
18 26 (1.11%) SoapUI
General
1 507 (21.74%) Finance
2 287 (12.31%) Banking
3 142 (6.09%) Retail
4 57 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 43 (1.84%) Back Office
6 40 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 38 (1.63%) Marketing
8 33 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.16%) Legal
10 18 (0.77%) Publishing
11 13 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.51%) Military
13 11 (0.47%) Advertising
14 9 (0.39%) Front Office
15 7 (0.30%) Games
15 7 (0.30%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.26%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.26%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.21%) Electronics
17 5 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 421 (18.05%) Architect
2 413 (17.71%) Developer
3 285 (12.22%) Analyst
4 210 (9.01%) Administrator
5 197 (8.45%) Consultant
6 127 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 113 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
8 86 (3.69%) Infrastructure Architect
9 79 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
10 69 (2.96%) Project Manager
10 69 (2.96%) Systems Administrator
11 68 (2.92%) Support Engineer
12 65 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 59 (2.53%) Technical Architect
14 52 (2.23%) Integration Architect
15 48 (2.06%) Business Analyst
16 47 (2.02%) Linux Administrator
16 47 (2.02%) Test Analyst
17 44 (1.89%) Designer
18 43 (1.84%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (17.67%) Middleware
2 333 (14.28%) XML
3 242 (10.38%) Web Services
4 228 (9.78%) J2EE
5 188 (8.06%) SOAP
6 177 (7.59%) HTML
7 165 (7.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 162 (6.95%) IBM Integration Bus
9 145 (6.22%) REST
10 142 (6.09%) .NET
11 140 (6.00%) CSS
12 133 (5.70%) JMS
12 133 (5.70%) JSON
13 103 (4.42%) Spring
14 98 (4.20%) JSP
15 82 (3.52%) JDBC
16 80 (3.43%) XSLT
17 68 (2.92%) Servlets
18 64 (2.74%) HTML5
19 59 (2.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 195 (8.36%) Data Centre
2 187 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 148 (6.35%) DataPower
4 134 (5.75%) Mainframe
5 92 (3.95%) Clustering
5 92 (3.95%) IBM Mainframe
6 70 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 58 (2.49%) Management Information System
8 50 (2.14%) Private Cloud
9 49 (2.10%) AS400
9 49 (2.10%) iSeries
10 41 (1.76%) Mathematics
11 28 (1.20%) Data Integration
11 28 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (1.11%) Replication
13 24 (1.03%) HACMP
13 24 (1.03%) LPAR
13 24 (1.03%) User Experience
14 22 (0.94%) Virtual Team
15 21 (0.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 675 (28.95%) Linux
2 508 (21.78%) Unix
3 505 (21.66%) Windows
4 333 (14.28%) AIX
5 223 (9.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 190 (8.15%) Solaris
7 186 (7.98%) Windows Server
8 94 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 70 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 64 (2.74%) zOS
11 54 (2.32%) SUSE
12 52 (2.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 48 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (1.42%) Windows 7
15 30 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
16 25 (1.07%) HPUX
17 20 (0.86%) Windows XP
18 18 (0.77%) MVS
18 18 (0.77%) OS/390
19 13 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (12.35%) ITIL
3 226 (9.69%) Migration
4 188 (8.06%) SOA
5 171 (7.33%) DevOps
6 144 (6.17%) Project Management
7 143 (6.13%) Configuration Management
8 141 (6.05%) High Availability
9 135 (5.79%) Change Management
10 120 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
11 115 (4.93%) SDLC
12 112 (4.80%) ETL
13 105 (4.50%) TDD
14 101 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
15 95 (4.07%) Service Management
16 89 (3.82%) E-Commerce
17 86 (3.69%) Data Management
18 81 (3.47%) Service Delivery
19 80 (3.43%) Software Engineering
20 79 (3.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 660 (28.30%) Java
2 509 (21.83%) SQL
3 199 (8.53%) JavaScript
4 172 (7.38%) Shell Script
5 154 (6.60%) Perl
6 140 (6.00%) Python
7 115 (4.93%) C
8 91 (3.90%) C++
9 67 (2.87%) C#
10 65 (2.79%) PL/SQL
11 61 (2.62%) Bash Shell
12 57 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 56 (2.40%) Jython
14 50 (2.14%) JCL
15 45 (1.93%) COBOL
16 42 (1.80%) VB
17 38 (1.63%) Korn
18 36 (1.54%) PHP
19 29 (1.24%) Ruby
20 26 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 273 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 200 (8.58%) SC Cleared
3 116 (4.97%) Degree
4 38 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 29 (1.24%) ISEB
8 28 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 28 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (1.16%) RHCE
10 23 (0.99%) MCSE
11 20 (0.86%) CCNP
12 19 (0.81%) MCP
13 18 (0.77%) ISTQB
14 17 (0.73%) CCNA
14 17 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (0.69%) CISSP
15 16 (0.69%) IBM Certification
15 16 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (0.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.23%) QA
2 47 (2.02%) SLA
3 39 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 33 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.30%) HL7
7 7 (0.30%) ISO20022
8 6 (0.26%) COBIT
8 6 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
8 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.26%) ISO27005
8 6 (0.26%) SEPA
9 5 (0.21%) EMIR
9 5 (0.21%) FATCA
10 3 (0.13%) ISO15022
11 1 (0.043%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.043%) ISO 9002
11 1 (0.043%) MiFID
System Software
1 195 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 173 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 59 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
4 59 (2.53%) vSphere
5 58 (2.49%) KVM
6 44 (1.89%) Docker
7 43 (1.84%) NFS
8 36 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 34 (1.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 34 (1.46%) Xen
10 31 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
11 29 (1.24%) Firmware
11 29 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
12 26 (1.11%) Time Sharing Option
13 23 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 22 (0.94%) SRDF
15 20 (0.86%) VMware ESX
15 20 (0.86%) XenApp
16 19 (0.81%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 134 (5.75%) Tivoli
2 99 (4.25%) Puppet
3 68 (2.92%) Ansible
3 68 (2.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 55 (2.36%) SCOM
5 51 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (2.02%) SCCM
7 38 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
8 33 (1.42%) Netcool
9 32 (1.37%) Control-M
10 29 (1.24%) NetBackup
11 27 (1.16%) Backup Exec
11 27 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
12 25 (1.07%) Nagios
13 21 (0.90%) CA Wily
13 21 (0.90%) QRadar
14 19 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 17 (0.73%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 14 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
17 13 (0.56%) Legato
Vendors
1 693 (29.72%) Oracle
2 325 (13.94%) HP
3 302 (12.95%) Microsoft
4 243 (10.42%) VMware
5 194 (8.32%) Red Hat
6 141 (6.05%) Cisco
7 129 (5.53%) EMC
8 107 (4.59%) Citrix
9 94 (4.03%) CA
10 84 (3.60%) SAP
11 83 (3.56%) Dell
12 73 (3.13%) NetApp
13 69 (2.96%) Cognos
14 68 (2.92%) Sun
15 62 (2.66%) Veritas
16 58 (2.49%) Informatica
16 58 (2.49%) TIBCO
17 44 (1.89%) Intel
17 44 (1.89%) webMethods
18 43 (1.84%) AppDynamics
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