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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
UK / England
Rank 145 100 98
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 727 1051 1007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.74% 2.24% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 3.91% 5.22% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 577 507
Median daily rate £450 £415 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.75 £35.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +14.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £55.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
18612 20118 21722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.49% 42.89% 45.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11662 12202 12727
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 671 781 908
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.46 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £41.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -10 316 £500 +11.11% 76
South East -50 120 £420 -1.17% 21
West Midlands -5 68 £445 -1.11% 10
North West -27 62 £425 +6.25% 16
South West -1 55 £450 +20.00% 9
East of England -28 42 £381 -15.27% 10
Yorkshire -13 25 £440 +25.71% 8
East Midlands -20 17 £425 +6.25% 9
North East -29 13 £320 -1.53%
Midlands +3 4 £363 -44.23%
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 529 (31.96%) Linux
2 491 (29.67%) Oracle
3 448 (27.07%) WebSphere
4 418 (25.26%) Java
5 405 (24.47%) Unix
6 367 (22.18%) Finance
7 349 (21.09%) SQL
8 336 (20.30%) Windows
9 311 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
10 243 (14.68%) AIX
11 211 (12.75%) Microsoft
12 206 (12.45%) VMware
13 203 (12.27%) HP
14 197 (11.90%) Middleware
15 192 (11.60%) XML
16 191 (11.54%) Banking
17 189 (11.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 182 (11.00%) Security Cleared
19 179 (10.82%) Red Hat
20 177 (10.69%) DB2
21 173 (10.45%) Web Services
22 172 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
23 171 (10.33%) ITIL
24 167 (10.09%) WebSphere Application Server
25 153 (9.24%) J2EE
26 150 (9.06%) DevOps
27 149 (9.00%) SC Cleared
28 145 (8.76%) Shell Script
29 143 (8.64%) IBM Integration Bus
29 143 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 448 (27.07%) WebSphere
2 167 (10.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 101 (6.10%) Tomcat
4 90 (5.44%) Apache
5 88 (5.32%) WebLogic
6 81 (4.89%) JBoss
7 71 (4.29%) IIS
8 63 (3.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 45 (2.72%) Confluence
10 31 (1.87%) MQSeries
10 31 (1.87%) SharePoint
11 26 (1.57%) CICS
11 26 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
12 24 (1.45%) Anypoint
13 23 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 21 (1.27%) Apache TomEE
15 20 (1.21%) Apache Geronimo
16 18 (1.09%) SAS
17 16 (0.97%) GlassFish
18 15 (0.91%) FileNet
Applications
1 70 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.87%) MS Office
3 17 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.54%) SPSS
6 7 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.42%) MS Project
6 7 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.060%) ImageReady
9 1 (0.060%) InDesign
9 1 (0.060%) Simulink
9 1 (0.060%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 35 (2.11%) Maximo
2 34 (2.05%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 18 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
3 18 (1.09%) Unica
4 15 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
6 9 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.42%) Magento
7 7 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.36%) Cognos Controller
9 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.30%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.30%) OpenText MBPM
9 5 (0.30%) SAP HCM
9 5 (0.30%) TRIRIGA
10 4 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.24%) Fredhopper
10 4 (0.24%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.30%) IBM Cloud
4 18 (1.09%) PaaS
5 15 (0.91%) Bluemix
5 15 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (0.85%) Office 365
6 14 (0.85%) SaaS
7 13 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.73%) GitHub
9 11 (0.66%) Google App Engine
9 11 (0.66%) IBM Blueworks
10 10 (0.60%) IaaS
11 9 (0.54%) IBM PureFlex
11 9 (0.54%) SoftLayer
12 8 (0.48%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
14 5 (0.30%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 123 (7.43%) Firewall
2 119 (7.19%) SAN
3 112 (6.77%) TCP/IP
4 89 (5.38%) SSL
5 81 (4.89%) DNS
6 80 (4.83%) LAN
7 79 (4.77%) HTTP
8 78 (4.71%) WAN
9 68 (4.11%) LDAP
10 55 (3.32%) FTP
11 51 (3.08%) VPN
12 42 (2.54%) VoIP
13 33 (1.99%) Internet
14 31 (1.87%) NAS
15 28 (1.69%) Network Security
16 26 (1.57%) DHCP
17 24 (1.45%) HTTPS
17 24 (1.45%) Kerberos
18 18 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
18 18 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (10.69%) DB2
2 142 (8.58%) SQL Server
3 91 (5.50%) Oracle Database
4 70 (4.23%) IBM InfoSphere
5 64 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
6 56 (3.38%) MySQL
7 55 (3.32%) Hadoop
8 53 (3.20%) Big Data
9 52 (3.14%) Relational Database
10 42 (2.54%) DataStage
11 33 (1.99%) NoSQL
12 28 (1.69%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
14 23 (1.39%) MongoDB
14 23 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 21 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (1.15%) Redis
17 17 (1.03%) HBase
17 17 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
18 16 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 93 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 89 (5.38%) Jenkins
3 72 (4.35%) JIRA
4 49 (2.96%) Maven
5 47 (2.84%) Ant
5 47 (2.84%) Subversion
6 31 (1.87%) Eclipse
7 29 (1.75%) Selenium
8 25 (1.51%) Gradle
9 23 (1.39%) JUnit
10 22 (1.33%) TeamCity
11 18 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
11 18 (1.09%) SoapUI
12 16 (0.97%) Cucumber
12 16 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (0.91%) HP UFT
13 15 (0.91%) Mockito
13 15 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
14 14 (0.85%) Bitbucket
14 14 (0.85%) ClearCase
General
1 367 (22.18%) Finance
2 191 (11.54%) Banking
3 121 (7.31%) Retail
4 69 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.48%) Marketing
6 24 (1.45%) Law
7 22 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.27%) Billing
9 18 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.79%) Back Office
11 12 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.60%) Electronics
12 10 (0.60%) Front Office
13 8 (0.48%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.42%) Advertising
14 7 (0.42%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.36%) Automotive
15 6 (0.36%) International Banking
15 6 (0.36%) Legal
15 6 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 278 (16.80%) Architect
2 277 (16.74%) Developer
3 182 (11.00%) Analyst
4 171 (10.33%) Consultant
5 93 (5.62%) Administrator
6 91 (5.50%) Java Developer
7 65 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 60 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
9 45 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 45 (2.72%) Project Manager
10 41 (2.48%) Integration Architect
10 41 (2.48%) Lead Architect
11 40 (2.42%) Infrastructure Architect
12 37 (2.24%) Test Analyst
13 35 (2.11%) Systems Administrator
14 34 (2.05%) Technical Architect
15 32 (1.93%) Data Architect
16 30 (1.81%) WebSphere Specialist
17 28 (1.69%) Linux Engineer
17 28 (1.69%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (11.90%) Middleware
2 192 (11.60%) XML
3 173 (10.45%) Web Services
4 153 (9.24%) J2EE
5 143 (8.64%) IBM Integration Bus
6 134 (8.10%) WebSphere MQ
7 122 (7.37%) SOAP
8 119 (7.19%) REST
9 87 (5.26%) HTML
10 81 (4.89%) Spring
11 69 (4.17%) JSON
12 61 (3.69%) RESTful
12 61 (3.69%) XSLT
13 54 (3.26%) .NET
13 54 (3.26%) JMS
14 48 (2.90%) CSS
15 41 (2.48%) Elastic Stack
16 40 (2.42%) Hibernate
17 39 (2.36%) JSP
18 38 (2.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 172 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (7.19%) Data Centre
3 112 (6.77%) Mainframe
4 58 (3.50%) DataPower
5 54 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 47 (2.84%) IBM Mainframe
7 43 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 31 (1.87%) iSeries
9 29 (1.75%) Clustering
10 27 (1.63%) Replication
11 23 (1.39%) EMC VMAX
12 20 (1.21%) EMC VNX
12 20 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.15%) AS400
13 19 (1.15%) iPad
14 16 (0.97%) Cyber Attack
15 14 (0.85%) Algorithms
15 14 (0.85%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.85%) Tandem
15 14 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 529 (31.96%) Linux
2 405 (24.47%) Unix
3 336 (20.30%) Windows
4 243 (14.68%) AIX
5 189 (11.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 137 (8.28%) Solaris
7 104 (6.28%) Windows Server
8 58 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (2.78%) SUSE
10 43 (2.60%) zOS
11 38 (2.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 33 (1.99%) Oracle Linux
12 33 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (1.69%) HPUX
13 28 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.66%) OS/390
14 11 (0.66%) Windows 7
15 9 (0.54%) VMS
16 8 (0.48%) CentOS
16 8 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (10.33%) ITIL
3 150 (9.06%) DevOps
4 118 (7.13%) Migration
5 110 (6.65%) E-Commerce
6 108 (6.53%) Open Source
7 103 (6.22%) Configuration Management
8 101 (6.10%) SOA
9 99 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 95 (5.74%) Change Management
11 87 (5.26%) Data Modelling
12 85 (5.14%) ETL
13 77 (4.65%) Analytics
14 76 (4.59%) OO
15 75 (4.53%) Service Management
16 74 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
17 69 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
18 65 (3.93%) Project Management
19 64 (3.87%) Service Delivery
20 63 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 418 (25.26%) Java
2 349 (21.09%) SQL
3 145 (8.76%) Shell Script
4 134 (8.10%) Perl
5 94 (5.68%) JavaScript
6 79 (4.77%) Python
7 74 (4.47%) Bash Shell
8 63 (3.81%) PowerShell
9 43 (2.60%) C
10 41 (2.48%) PL/SQL
11 33 (1.99%) Korn
12 27 (1.63%) C++
13 24 (1.45%) JCL
13 24 (1.45%) Jython
14 22 (1.33%) Groovy
15 21 (1.27%) COBOL
16 20 (1.21%) VB
16 20 (1.21%) VBScript
17 17 (1.03%) C#
18 16 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 182 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 149 (9.00%) SC Cleared
3 53 (3.20%) Degree
4 43 (2.60%) CISSP
5 36 (2.18%) SANS
5 36 (2.18%) SSCP
6 20 (1.21%) ISEB
6 20 (1.21%) ISTQB
7 19 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.60%) IBM Certification
9 9 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.54%) RHCE
10 8 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.36%) MBA
13 5 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.24%) CISM
14 4 (0.24%) IBM AIX Certification
14 4 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.42%) Data Quality
1 40 (2.42%) QA
2 34 (2.05%) SLA
3 13 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.24%) SEPA
7 3 (0.18%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.12%) Basel II
8 2 (0.12%) COBIT
8 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.12%) SDET
9 1 (0.060%) GDPR
9 1 (0.060%) GPG13
9 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.060%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.060%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.060%) MiFID
9 1 (0.060%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 143 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 35 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
4 34 (2.05%) Docker
5 32 (1.93%) NFS
5 32 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (1.69%) vSphere
7 27 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 27 (1.63%) VMware ESX
8 25 (1.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 25 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (1.45%) Hyper-V
9 24 (1.45%) SRDF
9 24 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 21 (1.27%) Xen
11 18 (1.09%) XenApp
12 15 (0.91%) GPFS
13 14 (0.85%) KVM
13 14 (0.85%) Time Sharing Option
14 11 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 111 (6.71%) Puppet
2 109 (6.59%) Tivoli
3 56 (3.38%) QRadar
4 52 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (2.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 42 (2.54%) Ansible
7 26 (1.57%) Netcool
8 21 (1.27%) Kibana
8 21 (1.27%) logstash
8 21 (1.27%) MOM
8 21 (1.27%) NetBackup
9 20 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (1.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 19 (1.15%) SCCM
11 18 (1.09%) OMEGAMON
11 18 (1.09%) SCOM
12 17 (1.03%) CA Service Virtualization
12 17 (1.03%) Control-M
13 15 (0.91%) Nagios
14 14 (0.85%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 491 (29.67%) Oracle
2 211 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 206 (12.45%) VMware
4 203 (12.27%) HP
5 179 (10.82%) Red Hat
6 104 (6.28%) SAP
7 96 (5.80%) EMC
8 87 (5.26%) Splunk
9 83 (5.02%) NetApp
10 73 (4.41%) Cisco
11 71 (4.29%) CA
12 57 (3.44%) Informatica
13 53 (3.20%) Veritas
14 48 (2.90%) Cognos
14 48 (2.90%) MuleSoft
14 48 (2.90%) Sun
15 45 (2.72%) IBM Sterling
16 43 (2.60%) TIBCO
17 42 (2.54%) Citrix
17 42 (2.54%) LogRhythm
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 Per Day - £550 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Rushworths
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate + Expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Rate: Up to £1,000 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum 10 month initial contract.
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £370 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £370 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salmon Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent rates
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Zimbani
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 27 days ago