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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 95 86 112
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Contract jobs citing IBM 1185 1215 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.40% 2.39% 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 5.44% 5.30% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 667 521
Median daily rate £413 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £37.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.62% +43.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +35.45%
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
21768 22907 21779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.17% 45.03% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 13549 12613
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 706 1045 1014
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -30 440 £440 -2.43% 71
South East +45 255 £425 - 39
North West +13 143 £400 -6.32% 17
East of England +10 84 £450 +20.00% 17
North East -6 68 £295 +2.60% 3
Yorkshire +6 61 £395 +5.33% 5
West Midlands -36 57 £375 -6.25% 7
South West -1 46 £360 -18.18% 19
East Midlands -6 20 £386 -9.11% 4
Midlands -6 4 £600 +17.64%
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 684 (30.74%) Linux
2 634 (28.49%) Oracle
3 569 (25.57%) WebSphere
4 530 (23.82%) Java
5 515 (23.15%) Unix
6 511 (22.97%) Windows
7 504 (22.65%) Finance
8 463 (20.81%) SQL
9 365 (16.40%) Middleware
10 347 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
11 335 (15.06%) HP
12 326 (14.65%) Microsoft
13 319 (14.34%) AIX
14 265 (11.91%) SQL Server
15 262 (11.78%) Banking
16 258 (11.60%) XML
16 258 (11.60%) ITIL
17 257 (11.55%) VMware
18 237 (10.65%) DB2
19 235 (10.56%) Security Cleared
20 226 (10.16%) Migration
21 206 (9.26%) Data Centre
22 205 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 203 (9.12%) Red Hat
24 196 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
25 189 (8.49%) J2EE
26 185 (8.31%) Firewall
27 184 (8.27%) WebSphere Application Server
27 184 (8.27%) Web Services
28 183 (8.22%) JavaScript

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
1 569 (25.57%) WebSphere
2 184 (8.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 156 (7.01%) WebLogic
4 147 (6.61%) Apache
5 134 (6.02%) Tomcat
6 124 (5.57%) JBoss
7 89 (4.00%) IIS
8 64 (2.88%) IBM HTTP Server
9 53 (2.38%) SharePoint
10 52 (2.34%) MQSeries
10 52 (2.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 48 (2.16%) MS Exchange
12 42 (1.89%) CICS
13 34 (1.53%) IBM Notes
14 30 (1.35%) IBM Domino
15 25 (1.12%) SAS
16 24 (1.08%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
17 22 (0.99%) Confluence
18 19 (0.85%) FileNet
19 17 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 123 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 104 (4.67%) MS Office
3 24 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.85%) SPSS
5 18 (0.81%) MS Project
6 14 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 51 (2.29%) Maximo
2 33 (1.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 24 (1.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 17 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (0.40%) OpenText MBPM
8 7 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
8 7 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.31%) Magento
8 7 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
8 7 (0.31%) Unica
9 6 (0.27%) BusinessWare
9 6 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
9 6 (0.27%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.27%) SAP R/3
10 5 (0.22%) assyst
10 5 (0.22%) BASE24
10 5 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (0.99%) Office 365
4 22 (0.99%) PaaS
5 19 (0.85%) IaaS
6 17 (0.76%) IBM PureFlex
7 11 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.40%) Mimecast
8 9 (0.40%) OpenShift
8 9 (0.40%) SaaS
9 7 (0.31%) GitHub
9 7 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
9 7 (0.31%) SoftLayer
10 5 (0.22%) Bluemix
10 5 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.090%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.090%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 185 (8.31%) Firewall
2 183 (8.22%) SAN
3 159 (7.15%) HTTP
4 125 (5.62%) SSL
5 115 (5.17%) DNS
6 98 (4.40%) WAN
7 91 (4.09%) LAN
7 91 (4.09%) TCP/IP
8 74 (3.33%) FTP
9 64 (2.88%) VPN
10 58 (2.61%) NAS
11 54 (2.43%) LDAP
12 46 (2.07%) Internet
13 45 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
14 43 (1.93%) Network Security
15 31 (1.39%) Wireless
16 29 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
16 29 (1.30%) DHCP
17 27 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
18 26 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 237 (10.65%) DB2
3 136 (6.11%) Oracle Database
4 111 (4.99%) IBM InfoSphere
5 103 (4.63%) DataStage
6 102 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
7 90 (4.04%) MySQL
8 69 (3.10%) Relational Database
9 60 (2.70%) Hadoop
10 42 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
11 41 (1.84%) Big Data
12 35 (1.57%) RDBMS
13 28 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
13 28 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
15 24 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
16 21 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (0.72%) GIS
18 15 (0.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 14 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 115 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 113 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 95 (4.27%) Maven
4 88 (3.96%) JIRA
5 79 (3.55%) Subversion
6 58 (2.61%) Ant
7 43 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 39 (1.75%) Eclipse
9 38 (1.71%) Introscope
10 37 (1.66%) ClearCase
11 34 (1.53%) Toad
12 33 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
13 32 (1.44%) Visual Studio
14 31 (1.39%) Cucumber
15 28 (1.26%) JUnit
16 26 (1.17%) Selenium
17 25 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
18 24 (1.08%) Vagrant
19 21 (0.94%) Gradle
20 20 (0.90%) SoapUI
General
1 504 (22.65%) Finance
2 262 (11.78%) Banking
3 138 (6.20%) Retail
4 45 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 34 (1.53%) Investment Banking
6 29 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 28 (1.26%) Legal
8 26 (1.17%) Back Office
9 24 (1.08%) Marketing
10 20 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.63%) Advertising
11 14 (0.63%) Publishing
12 10 (0.45%) Electronics
13 9 (0.40%) Games
14 7 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.27%) Front Office
15 6 (0.27%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.27%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 398 (17.89%) Developer
2 348 (15.64%) Architect
3 310 (13.93%) Analyst
4 192 (8.63%) Administrator
5 170 (7.64%) Consultant
6 108 (4.85%) Java Developer
7 93 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
8 87 (3.91%) Project Manager
9 75 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
10 63 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 63 (2.83%) Infrastructure Architect
10 63 (2.83%) Test Analyst
11 62 (2.79%) Support Engineer
12 60 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 50 (2.25%) Business Analyst
14 48 (2.16%) Designer
15 46 (2.07%) Linux Administrator
15 46 (2.07%) Support Analyst
16 44 (1.98%) Technical Architect
17 40 (1.80%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (16.40%) Middleware
2 258 (11.60%) XML
3 189 (8.49%) J2EE
4 184 (8.27%) Web Services
5 172 (7.73%) SOAP
6 143 (6.43%) WebSphere MQ
7 130 (5.84%) HTML
8 122 (5.48%) IBM Integration Bus
9 116 (5.21%) REST
10 114 (5.12%) .NET
11 103 (4.63%) CSS
12 94 (4.22%) JSON
13 92 (4.13%) JMS
14 85 (3.82%) Spring
15 69 (3.10%) JSP
16 63 (2.83%) HTML5
17 59 (2.65%) JDBC
18 54 (2.43%) Hibernate
18 54 (2.43%) XSLT
19 50 (2.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 206 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 196 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 156 (7.01%) Mainframe
4 128 (5.75%) DataPower
5 117 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
6 82 (3.69%) Management Information System
7 76 (3.42%) Clustering
8 72 (3.24%) Computer Science
9 71 (3.19%) AS400
10 56 (2.52%) iSeries
11 40 (1.80%) Mathematics
12 39 (1.75%) Private Cloud
13 37 (1.66%) HACMP
14 28 (1.26%) Data Integration
15 25 (1.12%) Replication
16 22 (0.99%) Driving Licence
16 22 (0.99%) User Experience
17 20 (0.90%) FMCG
17 20 (0.90%) IBM XIV
18 19 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 684 (30.74%) Linux
2 515 (23.15%) Unix
3 511 (22.97%) Windows
4 319 (14.34%) AIX
5 205 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 166 (7.46%) Solaris
7 162 (7.28%) Windows Server
8 96 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 70 (3.15%) zOS
10 67 (3.01%) SUSE
11 56 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 53 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 53 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (1.44%) Windows 7
14 31 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
15 29 (1.30%) MVS
16 23 (1.03%) HPUX
17 16 (0.72%) Windows XP
18 14 (0.63%) CentOS
19 13 (0.58%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (11.60%) ITIL
3 226 (10.16%) Migration
4 162 (7.28%) SOA
5 143 (6.43%) Project Management
6 138 (6.20%) Change Management
7 131 (5.89%) DevOps
8 128 (5.75%) Configuration Management
9 119 (5.35%) ETL
9 119 (5.35%) High Availability
10 110 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
11 101 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (4.31%) SDLC
13 92 (4.13%) E-Commerce
14 84 (3.78%) Service Management
15 82 (3.69%) Software Engineering
16 81 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
17 77 (3.46%) Scrum
18 75 (3.37%) Data Management
19 73 (3.28%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 530 (23.82%) Java
2 463 (20.81%) SQL
3 183 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 163 (7.33%) Shell Script
5 139 (6.25%) Perl
6 124 (5.57%) Python
7 110 (4.94%) C
8 90 (4.04%) C++
9 65 (2.92%) COBOL
10 64 (2.88%) C#
11 63 (2.83%) PowerShell
12 61 (2.74%) PL/SQL
13 60 (2.70%) Bash Shell
14 58 (2.61%) JCL
15 49 (2.20%) Jython
16 41 (1.84%) VB
17 35 (1.57%) Korn
18 32 (1.44%) PHP
18 32 (1.44%) REXX
19 28 (1.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 235 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 160 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 114 (5.12%) Degree
4 44 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (1.75%) ISEB
6 36 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 34 (1.53%) CISSP
9 28 (1.26%) ISTQB
10 27 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 27 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 24 (1.08%) CCNA
11 24 (1.08%) CISM
11 24 (1.08%) DV Cleared
12 20 (0.90%) MCP
12 20 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 19 (0.85%) MCSE
14 18 (0.81%) CCNP
15 17 (0.76%) PMI Certification
16 16 (0.72%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.11%) PCI DSS
1 47 (2.11%) SLA
2 42 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 41 (1.84%) QA
4 20 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.67%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.58%) ISAE 3402
7 13 (0.58%) ISO27005
8 12 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
9 9 (0.40%) COBIT
10 6 (0.27%) HL7
10 6 (0.27%) ISO20022
10 6 (0.27%) ISO27002
10 6 (0.27%) SEPA
11 3 (0.13%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.13%) ISO15022
12 2 (0.090%) WCAG
13 1 (0.045%) EMIR
13 1 (0.045%) FATCA
System Software
1 172 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 169 (7.60%) Active Directory
3 55 (2.47%) vSphere
4 51 (2.29%) Hyper-V
5 41 (1.84%) Docker
5 41 (1.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 40 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 33 (1.48%) NFS
8 31 (1.39%) Time Sharing Option
9 29 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (1.26%) KVM
10 28 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
11 24 (1.08%) Firmware
11 24 (1.08%) GPFS
12 22 (0.99%) Xen
13 20 (0.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 20 (0.90%) VMware ESX
13 20 (0.90%) XenApp
14 12 (0.54%) SRDF
14 12 (0.54%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 138 (6.20%) Tivoli
2 96 (4.31%) Puppet
3 58 (2.61%) Ansible
4 56 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
5 54 (2.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 46 (2.07%) SCOM
7 43 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
7 43 (1.93%) SCCM
8 29 (1.30%) Nagios
9 28 (1.26%) Netcool
10 27 (1.21%) Backup Exec
10 27 (1.21%) Control-M
10 27 (1.21%) NetBackup
11 19 (0.85%) CA Wily
12 16 (0.72%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 14 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
14 13 (0.58%) Netcool/OMNIbus
14 13 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 12 (0.54%) QRadar
16 11 (0.49%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 634 (28.49%) Oracle
2 335 (15.06%) HP
3 326 (14.65%) Microsoft
4 257 (11.55%) VMware
5 203 (9.12%) Red Hat
6 176 (7.91%) Cisco
7 122 (5.48%) EMC
8 111 (4.99%) Citrix
9 106 (4.76%) SAP
10 98 (4.40%) CA
11 87 (3.91%) Cognos
12 83 (3.73%) NetApp
13 78 (3.51%) Dell
14 74 (3.33%) Veritas
15 72 (3.24%) Sun
16 54 (2.43%) Informatica
17 45 (2.02%) Netezza
18 44 (1.98%) CheckPoint
19 42 (1.89%) Symantec
20 41 (1.84%) IBM Sterling
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