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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
UK / England
Rank 141 95 107
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +12
Contract jobs citing IBM 743 1041 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.82% 2.24% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 4.03% 5.20% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 561 483
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
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
18454 20034 21250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.24% 43.04% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11469 11924 12702
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 803 944
Median hourly rate £19.77 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.25 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +11 343 £500 +8.10% 47
South East -47 132 £435 +5.45% 26
West Midlands +6 81 £425 -5.55% 13
Yorkshire +5 44 £400 - 4
South West -21 36 £488 +25.80% 8
East of England -30 32 £425 -5.55% 5
North East -5 26 £340 +0.74% 2
North West -57 25 £433 +8.12% 12
East Midlands -21 17 £383 -4.37% 9
Midlands -3 3 £363 -44.23%
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 536 (30.01%) Linux
2 507 (28.39%) Oracle
3 456 (25.53%) Java
4 446 (24.97%) WebSphere
5 408 (22.84%) Unix
6 366 (20.49%) SQL
6 366 (20.49%) Finance
7 342 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
8 328 (18.37%) Windows
9 253 (14.17%) AIX
10 225 (12.60%) HP
11 214 (11.98%) Middleware
12 212 (11.87%) VMware
13 207 (11.59%) XML
14 193 (10.81%) Web Services
15 192 (10.75%) DB2
16 188 (10.53%) Microsoft
16 188 (10.53%) Banking
17 183 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
18 179 (10.02%) ITIL
19 178 (9.97%) Red Hat
19 178 (9.97%) Security Cleared
20 177 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 167 (9.35%) WebSphere Application Server
22 159 (8.90%) Solaris
23 155 (8.68%) J2EE
24 154 (8.62%) Shell Script
24 154 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
25 148 (8.29%) SQL Server
26 145 (8.12%) DevOps

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
1 446 (24.97%) WebSphere
2 167 (9.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 104 (5.82%) Tomcat
4 102 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 92 (5.15%) Apache
6 83 (4.65%) JBoss
7 63 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 49 (2.74%) IIS
9 46 (2.58%) Confluence
10 40 (2.24%) SharePoint
11 38 (2.13%) MQSeries
12 36 (2.02%) IBM HTTP Server
13 30 (1.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 28 (1.57%) CICS
15 20 (1.12%) Commerce Server
15 20 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
16 19 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 18 (1.01%) CMS
18 17 (0.95%) Apache Geronimo
18 17 (0.95%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 70 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.62%) MS Office
3 16 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.45%) SPSS
6 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.17%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.11%) MS Project
11 1 (0.056%) InDesign
11 1 (0.056%) Simulink
11 1 (0.056%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 48 (2.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 32 (1.79%) Maximo
3 22 (1.23%) Unica
4 15 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.73%) Magento
5 13 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
7 9 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.45%) Fredhopper
9 7 (0.39%) OpenText MBPM
9 7 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (0.28%) BASE24
11 5 (0.28%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.28%) SAP HCM
11 5 (0.28%) TRIRIGA
12 4 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 57 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
4 22 (1.23%) PaaS
5 21 (1.18%) Office 365
6 19 (1.06%) SaaS
7 17 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.84%) IaaS
9 13 (0.73%) GitHub
10 12 (0.67%) Bluemix
11 11 (0.62%) IBM Blueworks
11 11 (0.62%) IBM PureFlex
12 9 (0.50%) SoftLayer
13 8 (0.45%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.28%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 143 (8.01%) SAN
2 114 (6.38%) Firewall
3 88 (4.93%) SSL
3 88 (4.93%) TCP/IP
4 74 (4.14%) DNS
5 73 (4.09%) HTTP
5 73 (4.09%) LAN
5 73 (4.09%) WAN
6 72 (4.03%) LDAP
7 44 (2.46%) NAS
8 32 (1.79%) FTP
8 32 (1.79%) Internet
8 32 (1.79%) VPN
9 31 (1.74%) Network Security
10 29 (1.62%) VoIP
11 21 (1.18%) DHCP
12 20 (1.12%) HTTPS
13 18 (1.01%) Kerberos
14 16 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
15 15 (0.84%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (10.75%) DB2
2 148 (8.29%) SQL Server
3 87 (4.87%) IBM InfoSphere
4 83 (4.65%) Oracle Database
5 72 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (3.86%) MySQL
7 55 (3.08%) Hadoop
8 52 (2.91%) Big Data
8 52 (2.91%) Relational Database
9 49 (2.74%) DataStage
10 29 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
12 26 (1.46%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.40%) NoSQL
14 24 (1.34%) MongoDB
15 18 (1.01%) HBase
15 18 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
16 16 (0.90%) QlikView
17 15 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 109 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 89 (4.98%) Jenkins
3 66 (3.70%) JIRA
4 54 (3.02%) Maven
5 52 (2.91%) Subversion
6 51 (2.86%) Ant
7 32 (1.79%) Selenium
8 26 (1.46%) Gradle
8 26 (1.46%) JUnit
9 24 (1.34%) Eclipse
10 22 (1.23%) SoapUI
11 20 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
12 19 (1.06%) ClearCase
12 19 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
13 18 (1.01%) Cucumber
14 16 (0.90%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.84%) Mockito
16 14 (0.78%) Log4j
17 13 (0.73%) HP UFT
17 13 (0.73%) Vagrant
General
1 366 (20.49%) Finance
2 188 (10.53%) Banking
3 138 (7.73%) Retail
4 67 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 42 (2.35%) Marketing
6 25 (1.40%) Law
7 22 (1.23%) Billing
7 22 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.78%) Back Office
10 13 (0.73%) Front Office
11 12 (0.67%) Spanish Language
12 11 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.45%) Electronics
15 7 (0.39%) Legal
16 6 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
17 5 (0.28%) Automotive
17 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 337 (18.87%) Architect
2 303 (16.97%) Developer
3 192 (10.75%) Consultant
4 181 (10.13%) Analyst
5 136 (7.61%) Administrator
6 102 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 72 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
8 57 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
9 55 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
10 51 (2.86%) Project Manager
11 49 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 48 (2.69%) Integration Architect
13 45 (2.52%) Technical Architect
14 43 (2.41%) Systems Administrator
15 42 (2.35%) Lead Architect
16 33 (1.85%) Linux Administrator
16 33 (1.85%) WebSphere Specialist
17 32 (1.79%) Data Architect
18 31 (1.74%) DBA
18 31 (1.74%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (11.98%) Middleware
2 207 (11.59%) XML
3 193 (10.81%) Web Services
4 155 (8.68%) J2EE
5 138 (7.73%) WebSphere MQ
6 136 (7.61%) IBM Integration Bus
7 134 (7.50%) SOAP
8 132 (7.39%) REST
9 117 (6.55%) HTML
10 96 (5.38%) Spring
11 84 (4.70%) JSON
12 71 (3.98%) CSS
13 70 (3.92%) JMS
14 61 (3.42%) XSLT
15 60 (3.36%) RESTful
16 50 (2.80%) JSP
17 49 (2.74%) Hibernate
18 42 (2.35%) XSD
19 41 (2.30%) Java EE
20 38 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 183 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (7.28%) Data Centre
3 129 (7.22%) Mainframe
4 62 (3.47%) IBM Mainframe
5 56 (3.14%) DataPower
6 49 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 46 (2.58%) Clustering
8 43 (2.41%) Computer Science
9 39 (2.18%) iSeries
10 29 (1.62%) Data Integration
10 29 (1.62%) Replication
11 27 (1.51%) AS400
12 26 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (1.34%) EMC VMAX
14 23 (1.29%) EMC VNX
15 20 (1.12%) iPad
16 19 (1.06%) Visualisation
17 16 (0.90%) Private Cloud
17 16 (0.90%) Statistics
18 14 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 536 (30.01%) Linux
2 408 (22.84%) Unix
3 328 (18.37%) Windows
4 253 (14.17%) AIX
5 177 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 159 (8.90%) Solaris
7 110 (6.16%) Windows Server
8 54 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (2.91%) SUSE
10 44 (2.46%) zOS
11 36 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
12 33 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 31 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (1.18%) HPUX
16 18 (1.01%) OS/390
17 14 (0.78%) Windows 7
18 11 (0.62%) MVS
19 9 (0.50%) CentOS
19 9 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (10.02%) ITIL
3 145 (8.12%) DevOps
4 144 (8.06%) Migration
5 121 (6.77%) E-Commerce
6 114 (6.38%) SOA
7 98 (5.49%) ETL
8 94 (5.26%) Change Management
9 93 (5.21%) Configuration Management
10 92 (5.15%) Open Source
11 90 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 88 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
13 86 (4.82%) Project Management
14 82 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
15 77 (4.31%) Analytics
15 77 (4.31%) Data Modelling
16 76 (4.26%) Service Management
17 73 (4.09%) TDD
18 69 (3.86%) Scrum
19 67 (3.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 456 (25.53%) Java
2 366 (20.49%) SQL
3 154 (8.62%) Shell Script
4 125 (7.00%) Perl
5 98 (5.49%) JavaScript
6 95 (5.32%) Python
7 69 (3.86%) Bash Shell
8 52 (2.91%) C
8 52 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 38 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 36 (2.02%) Korn
11 32 (1.79%) Jython
12 30 (1.68%) C++
13 28 (1.57%) COBOL
13 28 (1.57%) JCL
14 22 (1.23%) Ruby
15 21 (1.18%) Groovy
15 21 (1.18%) PHP
16 20 (1.12%) Scala
17 17 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 178 (9.97%) Security Cleared
2 136 (7.61%) SC Cleared
3 49 (2.74%) Degree
4 31 (1.74%) CISSP
5 23 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 21 (1.18%) SANS
6 21 (1.18%) SSCP
7 20 (1.12%) ISEB
8 19 (1.06%) ISTQB
9 13 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.73%) RHCE
10 12 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.62%) IBM Certification
12 10 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (0.45%) MCSE
13 8 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.39%) MCITP
14 7 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.34%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.41%) QA
2 40 (2.24%) SLA
3 36 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.17%) SEPA
8 2 (0.11%) Basel II
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
8 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.11%) SDET
9 1 (0.056%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.056%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.056%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 154 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (4.31%) Active Directory
3 40 (2.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 37 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
5 34 (1.90%) Docker
5 34 (1.90%) NFS
6 33 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (1.79%) Hyper-V
7 32 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 32 (1.79%) vSphere
8 31 (1.74%) VMware ESX
9 24 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (1.29%) SRDF
10 23 (1.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 21 (1.18%) KVM
12 18 (1.01%) XenApp
13 16 (0.90%) Xen
14 15 (0.84%) GPFS
15 11 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 111 (6.22%) Tivoli
2 107 (5.99%) Puppet
3 56 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (2.86%) Ansible
5 43 (2.41%) QRadar
5 43 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 26 (1.46%) NetBackup
7 25 (1.40%) SCCM
8 23 (1.29%) Control-M
8 23 (1.29%) Netcool
9 22 (1.23%) MOM
10 21 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
11 20 (1.12%) SCOM
12 18 (1.01%) OMEGAMON
13 17 (0.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 16 (0.90%) CA Service Virtualization
15 15 (0.84%) CA Endevor
16 14 (0.78%) Nagios
17 13 (0.73%) Kibana
17 13 (0.73%) logstash
Vendors
1 507 (28.39%) Oracle
2 225 (12.60%) HP
3 212 (11.87%) VMware
4 188 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 178 (9.97%) Red Hat
6 115 (6.44%) EMC
7 93 (5.21%) Cisco
8 92 (5.15%) SAP
9 84 (4.70%) NetApp
10 75 (4.20%) Splunk
11 70 (3.92%) CA
12 64 (3.58%) Sun
13 58 (3.25%) Veritas
14 49 (2.74%) Cognos
15 46 (2.58%) Informatica
15 46 (2.58%) MuleSoft
16 43 (2.41%) Citrix
16 43 (2.41%) TIBCO
17 41 (2.30%) Sybase
18 36 (2.02%) IBM Sterling
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