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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 104 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM 1105 1161 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.25% 2.28% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 5.07% 5.08% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 612 517
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 15
Median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £19.70 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £47.70 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £37.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.02% +14.61%
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
21787 22847 21876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.42% 44.82% 44.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13598 13691 12563
Median daily rate £405 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 1026 960
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £41.23 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -42 393 £450 -2.17% 60
South East +21 242 £425 - 30
North West +23 129 £425 +6.18% 10
North East -11 78 £279 -3.04% 2
West Midlands -20 71 £375 -11.76% 12
East of England +7 66 £455 +25.51% 9
Yorkshire -6 53 £400 - 7
South West -9 41 £375 -16.66% 11
East Midlands -18 18 £413 -8.33% 3
Midlands -4 5 £400 -33.33%
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 701 (30.33%) Linux
2 682 (29.51%) Oracle
3 608 (26.31%) Java
4 586 (25.36%) WebSphere
5 538 (23.28%) Windows
6 519 (22.46%) Unix
7 513 (22.20%) Finance
8 504 (21.81%) SQL
9 402 (17.40%) Middleware
10 370 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
11 336 (14.54%) AIX
12 335 (14.50%) HP
13 312 (13.50%) XML
14 301 (13.02%) Microsoft
15 290 (12.55%) ITIL
16 282 (12.20%) SQL Server
17 280 (12.12%) Banking
18 262 (11.34%) Security Cleared
19 261 (11.29%) VMware
20 239 (10.34%) DB2
21 223 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 219 (9.48%) Web Services
23 211 (9.13%) SAN
24 208 (9.00%) Red Hat
24 208 (9.00%) Migration
25 203 (8.78%) J2EE
26 201 (8.70%) Data Centre
27 194 (8.39%) SC Cleared
28 190 (8.22%) Windows Server
29 189 (8.18%) Analytical Skills

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
1 586 (25.36%) WebSphere
2 186 (8.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 174 (7.53%) WebLogic
4 163 (7.05%) Tomcat
5 149 (6.45%) Apache
6 138 (5.97%) JBoss
7 83 (3.59%) IIS
8 60 (2.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 59 (2.55%) IBM HTTP Server
10 50 (2.16%) SharePoint
11 49 (2.12%) MQSeries
12 39 (1.69%) MS Exchange
13 36 (1.56%) IBM Notes
14 34 (1.47%) CICS
15 33 (1.43%) IBM Domino
16 26 (1.13%) SAS
17 24 (1.04%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
18 23 (1.00%) Confluence
18 23 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
19 21 (0.91%) FileNet
Applications
1 126 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 95 (4.11%) MS Office
3 27 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.91%) MS Project
5 20 (0.87%) SPSS
6 15 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.043%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.043%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 51 (2.21%) Maximo
2 28 (1.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 26 (1.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 14 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.52%) OpenText MBPM
6 11 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
8 9 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.39%) Magento
8 9 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
8 9 (0.39%) Unica
9 8 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
9 8 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
10 7 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
11 6 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.26%) SAP ERP
12 5 (0.22%) Eloqua
12 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (0.17%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 65 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (1.04%) PaaS
5 21 (0.91%) Office 365
6 18 (0.78%) IaaS
7 15 (0.65%) IBM PureFlex
8 12 (0.52%) Bluemix
8 12 (0.52%) OpenShift
9 11 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.39%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.35%) GitHub
12 7 (0.30%) SaaS
13 6 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
13 6 (0.26%) SoftLayer
14 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.17%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
16 3 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
17 2 (0.087%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 211 (9.13%) SAN
2 181 (7.83%) Firewall
3 169 (7.31%) HTTP
4 122 (5.28%) SSL
5 108 (4.67%) DNS
6 100 (4.33%) WAN
7 95 (4.11%) LAN
8 89 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 68 (2.94%) NAS
10 64 (2.77%) FTP
11 58 (2.51%) Fibre Channel
12 57 (2.47%) VPN
13 56 (2.42%) LDAP
14 46 (1.99%) Internet
15 42 (1.82%) Network Security
16 33 (1.43%) DHCP
17 30 (1.30%) FCoE
18 29 (1.25%) Wireless
19 28 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
19 28 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 239 (10.34%) DB2
3 147 (6.36%) Oracle Database
4 101 (4.37%) IBM InfoSphere
4 101 (4.37%) MySQL
5 99 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
6 92 (3.98%) DataStage
7 86 (3.72%) Hadoop
8 78 (3.38%) Relational Database
9 57 (2.47%) Big Data
10 51 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
11 39 (1.69%) RDBMS
12 33 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
13 31 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
16 22 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
16 22 (0.95%) HBase
17 17 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (0.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 127 (5.50%) Git (software)
1 127 (5.50%) Jenkins
2 93 (4.02%) JIRA
3 91 (3.94%) Maven
3 91 (3.94%) Subversion
4 60 (2.60%) Ant
5 41 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (1.73%) ClearCase
7 38 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 37 (1.60%) Introscope
9 36 (1.56%) JUnit
9 36 (1.56%) Selenium
10 31 (1.34%) Cucumber
11 28 (1.21%) Eclipse
12 27 (1.17%) Log4j
12 27 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
12 27 (1.17%) Toad
12 27 (1.17%) Vagrant
13 26 (1.13%) Visual Studio
14 25 (1.08%) ClearQuest
General
1 513 (22.20%) Finance
2 280 (12.12%) Banking
3 143 (6.19%) Retail
4 52 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 42 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 37 (1.60%) Back Office
7 32 (1.38%) Marketing
8 31 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.25%) Legal
10 15 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.56%) Advertising
12 11 (0.48%) Publishing
13 8 (0.35%) Games
14 7 (0.30%) Electronics
14 7 (0.30%) Military
14 7 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.26%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.26%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 413 (17.87%) Developer
2 383 (16.57%) Architect
3 298 (12.89%) Analyst
4 208 (9.00%) Administrator
5 182 (7.88%) Consultant
6 120 (5.19%) Java Developer
7 105 (4.54%) Solutions Architect
8 77 (3.33%) Project Manager
9 76 (3.29%) Infrastructure Architect
9 76 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
10 74 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
11 70 (3.03%) Support Engineer
12 60 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 58 (2.51%) Technical Architect
14 54 (2.34%) Business Analyst
15 53 (2.29%) Test Analyst
16 51 (2.21%) Linux Administrator
17 47 (2.03%) Designer
17 47 (2.03%) Integration Architect
18 43 (1.86%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (17.40%) Middleware
2 312 (13.50%) XML
3 219 (9.48%) Web Services
4 203 (8.78%) J2EE
5 186 (8.05%) SOAP
6 150 (6.49%) HTML
7 144 (6.23%) IBM Integration Bus
7 144 (6.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 133 (5.76%) .NET
8 133 (5.76%) REST
9 116 (5.02%) CSS
9 116 (5.02%) JMS
10 108 (4.67%) JSON
11 99 (4.28%) Spring
12 85 (3.68%) JSP
13 76 (3.29%) JDBC
14 74 (3.20%) XSLT
15 63 (2.73%) Servlets
16 61 (2.64%) HTML5
17 53 (2.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 201 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 189 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 144 (6.23%) Mainframe
4 136 (5.88%) DataPower
5 104 (4.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 83 (3.59%) Clustering
7 70 (3.03%) Computer Science
8 64 (2.77%) Management Information System
9 61 (2.64%) AS400
10 52 (2.25%) iSeries
11 42 (1.82%) Private Cloud
12 39 (1.69%) Mathematics
13 33 (1.43%) HACMP
14 29 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
15 28 (1.21%) Data Integration
16 26 (1.13%) LPAR
17 25 (1.08%) Replication
18 23 (1.00%) User Experience
19 21 (0.91%) N-Tier
20 20 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 701 (30.33%) Linux
2 538 (23.28%) Windows
3 519 (22.46%) Unix
4 336 (14.54%) AIX
5 223 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 190 (8.22%) Windows Server
7 185 (8.01%) Solaris
8 96 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (2.90%) zOS
10 65 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 63 (2.73%) SUSE
12 54 (2.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 52 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
15 32 (1.38%) Windows 7
16 23 (1.00%) HPUX
17 20 (0.87%) MVS
18 18 (0.78%) Windows XP
19 16 (0.69%) OS/390
20 13 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (12.55%) ITIL
3 208 (9.00%) Migration
4 180 (7.79%) SOA
5 151 (6.53%) Project Management
6 149 (6.45%) DevOps
7 137 (5.93%) Configuration Management
7 137 (5.93%) High Availability
8 135 (5.84%) Change Management
9 121 (5.24%) ETL
10 112 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
11 107 (4.63%) SDLC
12 104 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
13 97 (4.20%) Service Management
13 97 (4.20%) TDD
14 89 (3.85%) Software Engineering
15 85 (3.68%) Data Management
16 83 (3.59%) E-Commerce
16 83 (3.59%) Scrum
17 76 (3.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 608 (26.31%) Java
2 504 (21.81%) SQL
3 187 (8.09%) JavaScript
4 169 (7.31%) Shell Script
5 142 (6.14%) Perl
6 130 (5.63%) Python
7 113 (4.89%) C
8 89 (3.85%) C++
9 65 (2.81%) C#
9 65 (2.81%) PL/SQL
10 62 (2.68%) PowerShell
11 60 (2.60%) Bash Shell
12 55 (2.38%) COBOL
13 52 (2.25%) JCL
14 48 (2.08%) Jython
15 42 (1.82%) VB
16 37 (1.60%) Korn
17 35 (1.51%) PHP
18 26 (1.13%) REXX
18 26 (1.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 262 (11.34%) Security Cleared
2 194 (8.39%) SC Cleared
3 114 (4.93%) Degree
4 40 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (1.51%) ISEB
7 32 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (1.25%) DV Cleared
9 28 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 24 (1.04%) CISSP
10 24 (1.04%) ISTQB
10 24 (1.04%) RHCE
11 22 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 21 (0.91%) MCP
13 20 (0.87%) CCNA
13 20 (0.87%) CCNP
13 20 (0.87%) MCSE
14 16 (0.69%) IBM AIX Certification
14 16 (0.69%) PMI Certification
15 15 (0.65%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.29%) SLA
2 46 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 43 (1.86%) QA
4 38 (1.64%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 12 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.30%) COBIT
8 7 (0.30%) HL7
8 7 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
8 7 (0.30%) ISO20022
8 7 (0.30%) ISO27005
9 6 (0.26%) ISO27002
9 6 (0.26%) SEPA
10 3 (0.13%) DO-178B
10 3 (0.13%) ISO15022
11 1 (0.043%) EMIR
11 1 (0.043%) FATCA
11 1 (0.043%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 181 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 179 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (2.64%) vSphere
4 57 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 53 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
6 48 (2.08%) KVM
7 43 (1.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 42 (1.82%) NFS
8 42 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 41 (1.77%) Docker
10 33 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
11 32 (1.38%) Xen
12 30 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
13 28 (1.21%) Firmware
14 25 (1.08%) GPFS
14 25 (1.08%) Time Sharing Option
15 22 (0.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 22 (0.95%) XenApp
16 21 (0.91%) SRDF
17 19 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 140 (6.06%) Tivoli
2 99 (4.28%) Puppet
3 72 (3.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 60 (2.60%) Ansible
5 49 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
5 49 (2.12%) SCOM
6 43 (1.86%) SCCM
7 42 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
8 31 (1.34%) Netcool
9 28 (1.21%) Control-M
10 27 (1.17%) Backup Exec
10 27 (1.17%) Nagios
10 27 (1.17%) NetBackup
11 25 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
12 19 (0.82%) CA Wily
12 19 (0.82%) QRadar
13 15 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 15 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 13 (0.56%) Legato
15 12 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 682 (29.51%) Oracle
2 335 (14.50%) HP
3 301 (13.02%) Microsoft
4 261 (11.29%) VMware
5 208 (9.00%) Red Hat
6 153 (6.62%) Cisco
7 137 (5.93%) EMC
8 109 (4.72%) Citrix
9 95 (4.11%) CA
10 91 (3.94%) SAP
11 85 (3.68%) NetApp
12 78 (3.38%) Dell
13 77 (3.33%) Veritas
14 76 (3.29%) Cognos
15 65 (2.81%) Sun
16 53 (2.29%) TIBCO
17 52 (2.25%) Informatica
18 47 (2.03%) Symantec
19 44 (1.90%) Intel
20 42 (1.82%) webMethods
London
Huxley
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield
Huxley
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £345 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £400 - 550 per day
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London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Rural Payments Agency
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £52,974 to £60,774 per annum or more for exceptional candidates
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Recruitment Services
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Norwich
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: £0 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £33,899 to £60,774 per annum or more for exceptional candidates
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