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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 124 102 103
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 926 1121 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.00% 2.21% 2.03%
As % of the Vendors category 4.40% 5.21% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 611 610
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 25
Median hourly rate £21.00 £31.44 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.20% +46.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £19.82 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.20 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £34.50 £26.26
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +31.36%
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
21051 21531 23499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.38% 42.36% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12927 12854 14116
Median daily rate £425 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 804 909 1172
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +19 413 £475 - 46
South East -34 157 £400 -3.61% 42
North West -37 70 £445 +4.70% 14
West Midlands -13 69 £450 - 10
Yorkshire +1 55 £448 +14.01% 3
North East -6 55 £340 +6.25% 3
East of England -6 44 £411 -8.61% 17
South West -17 41 £500 +35.66% 12
East Midlands -50 15 £365 -14.11% 8
Midlands -4 3 £438 -32.69%
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 587 (28.65%) Java
2 578 (28.21%) Oracle
3 518 (25.28%) Linux
4 497 (24.26%) WebSphere
5 456 (22.25%) Unix
6 448 (21.86%) SQL
7 432 (21.08%) Finance
8 377 (18.40%) Windows
9 373 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
10 278 (13.57%) AIX
11 269 (13.13%) Middleware
12 259 (12.64%) XML
13 255 (12.45%) Banking
14 248 (12.10%) Web Services
15 233 (11.37%) HP
16 217 (10.59%) Security Cleared
17 216 (10.54%) DB2
18 209 (10.20%) VMware
19 208 (10.15%) Microsoft
20 198 (9.66%) ITIL
21 194 (9.47%) J2EE
22 185 (9.03%) Solaris
23 184 (8.98%) SQL Server
24 182 (8.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 182 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
25 174 (8.49%) SAN
26 173 (8.44%) DevOps
27 170 (8.30%) WebSphere Application Server
28 165 (8.05%) Red Hat
29 163 (7.96%) HTML

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
1 497 (24.26%) WebSphere
2 170 (8.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 145 (7.08%) WebLogic
4 132 (6.44%) Tomcat
5 105 (5.12%) Apache
6 96 (4.69%) JBoss
7 64 (3.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 57 (2.78%) IIS
9 53 (2.59%) SharePoint
10 47 (2.29%) Confluence
11 44 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 41 (2.00%) MQSeries
12 41 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
13 33 (1.61%) CICS
14 31 (1.51%) IBM HTTP Server
15 28 (1.37%) FileNet
16 22 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
17 21 (1.02%) CMS
17 21 (1.02%) Commerce Server
18 20 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 71 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.71%) MS Office
3 20 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.34%) SPSS
7 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.20%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.15%) MS Project
11 2 (0.098%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.098%) Windchill
12 1 (0.049%) InDesign
12 1 (0.049%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 47 (2.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 33 (1.61%) Maximo
3 27 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
4 25 (1.22%) Unica
5 17 (0.83%) Magento
6 14 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
7 12 (0.59%) OpenText MBPM
7 12 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
9 9 (0.44%) Markit EDM
10 8 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 8 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (0.39%) Fredhopper
11 7 (0.34%) Eloqua
11 7 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 6 (0.29%) BASE24
13 5 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
14 4 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (2.34%) IBM Cloud
3 47 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.12%) PaaS
5 20 (0.98%) Office 365
6 18 (0.88%) Bluemix
7 17 (0.83%) SaaS
8 15 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.73%) GitHub
9 12 (0.59%) IaaS
9 12 (0.59%) IBM Blueworks
10 9 (0.44%) SoftLayer
11 8 (0.39%) IBM PureFlex
11 8 (0.39%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.34%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
16 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 174 (8.49%) SAN
2 127 (6.20%) Firewall
3 98 (4.78%) SSL
4 90 (4.39%) LAN
4 90 (4.39%) WAN
5 84 (4.10%) HTTP
6 80 (3.90%) TCP/IP
7 69 (3.37%) LDAP
8 62 (3.03%) DNS
9 50 (2.44%) Internet
10 49 (2.39%) NAS
11 36 (1.76%) DHCP
11 36 (1.76%) FTP
12 31 (1.51%) VPN
13 30 (1.46%) VoIP
14 29 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
15 25 (1.22%) FCoE
16 22 (1.07%) iSCSI
17 19 (0.93%) Network Security
18 17 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (10.54%) DB2
2 184 (8.98%) SQL Server
3 109 (5.32%) IBM InfoSphere
4 89 (4.34%) Oracle Database
5 80 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
6 74 (3.61%) MySQL
7 68 (3.32%) Hadoop
8 67 (3.27%) Big Data
9 62 (3.03%) Relational Database
10 50 (2.44%) DataStage
11 32 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (1.27%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
13 25 (1.22%) HBase
13 25 (1.22%) NoSQL
14 22 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (0.98%) MongoDB
16 17 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
16 17 (0.83%) QlikView
16 17 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 139 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 123 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 88 (4.29%) JIRA
4 75 (3.66%) Subversion
5 62 (3.03%) Ant
5 62 (3.03%) Maven
6 51 (2.49%) Selenium
7 38 (1.85%) JUnit
8 37 (1.81%) SoapUI
9 29 (1.42%) ClearCase
9 29 (1.42%) Eclipse
9 29 (1.42%) Log4j
10 28 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
11 25 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
12 24 (1.17%) ClearQuest
13 23 (1.12%) Cucumber
13 23 (1.12%) Gradle
14 20 (0.98%) Vagrant
15 18 (0.88%) TeamCity
16 15 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 432 (21.08%) Finance
2 255 (12.45%) Banking
3 134 (6.54%) Retail
4 68 (3.32%) Telecoms
5 56 (2.73%) Marketing
6 34 (1.66%) Investment Banking
7 31 (1.51%) Back Office
8 24 (1.17%) Law
9 22 (1.07%) Billing
10 18 (0.88%) Front Office
10 18 (0.88%) Publishing
11 14 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.63%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.59%) Spanish Language
14 11 (0.54%) Military
15 10 (0.49%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.44%) Legal
17 6 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
18 5 (0.24%) Advertising
19 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 441 (21.52%) Architect
2 336 (16.40%) Developer
3 212 (10.35%) Analyst
4 209 (10.20%) Consultant
5 163 (7.96%) Administrator
6 116 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
7 115 (5.61%) Java Developer
8 73 (3.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 69 (3.37%) Integration Architect
10 67 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
11 56 (2.73%) Project Manager
12 50 (2.44%) Technical Architect
13 48 (2.34%) Data Architect
14 44 (2.15%) Systems Administrator
15 40 (1.95%) Lead Architect
16 37 (1.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 36 (1.76%) Linux Engineer
17 36 (1.76%) WebSphere Specialist
18 35 (1.71%) Support Engineer
19 33 (1.61%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (13.13%) Middleware
2 259 (12.64%) XML
3 248 (12.10%) Web Services
4 194 (9.47%) J2EE
5 163 (7.96%) HTML
6 155 (7.56%) IBM Integration Bus
7 152 (7.42%) REST
7 152 (7.42%) SOAP
8 142 (6.93%) WebSphere MQ
9 108 (5.27%) CSS
10 105 (5.12%) JSON
10 105 (5.12%) Spring
11 89 (4.34%) JMS
12 78 (3.81%) JSP
13 77 (3.76%) .NET
13 77 (3.76%) XSLT
14 68 (3.32%) RESTful
15 63 (3.07%) Hibernate
16 59 (2.88%) Java EE
17 51 (2.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 182 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (7.61%) Data Centre
3 141 (6.88%) Mainframe
4 88 (4.29%) DataPower
5 77 (3.76%) IBM Mainframe
6 67 (3.27%) Clustering
7 49 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 41 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 41 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.71%) iSeries
10 28 (1.37%) Data Integration
11 25 (1.22%) EMC VNX
11 25 (1.22%) Private Cloud
12 23 (1.12%) iPad
12 23 (1.12%) Replication
13 22 (1.07%) EMC VMAX
14 21 (1.02%) AS400
14 21 (1.02%) User Experience
15 17 (0.83%) Algorithms
15 17 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 518 (25.28%) Linux
2 456 (22.25%) Unix
3 377 (18.40%) Windows
4 278 (13.57%) AIX
5 185 (9.03%) Solaris
6 182 (8.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 139 (6.78%) Windows Server
8 60 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (2.68%) zOS
10 46 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (2.05%) SUSE
12 28 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (1.27%) HPUX
13 26 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
14 23 (1.12%) OS/390
15 17 (0.83%) Windows 7
16 13 (0.63%) Windows XP
17 12 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 9 (0.44%) MVS
19 8 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (9.66%) ITIL
3 173 (8.44%) DevOps
4 161 (7.86%) Migration
5 133 (6.49%) E-Commerce
6 132 (6.44%) SOA
7 113 (5.51%) Configuration Management
8 109 (5.32%) ETL
9 100 (4.88%) Project Management
10 96 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
11 93 (4.54%) Open Source
12 92 (4.49%) TDD
13 90 (4.39%) Service Delivery
14 88 (4.29%) Service Management
15 87 (4.25%) Performance Tuning
16 86 (4.20%) Change Management
17 83 (4.05%) High Availability
17 83 (4.05%) Scrum
17 83 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
18 78 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 587 (28.65%) Java
2 448 (21.86%) SQL
3 156 (7.61%) Shell Script
4 140 (6.83%) Perl
5 135 (6.59%) JavaScript
6 123 (6.00%) Python
7 59 (2.88%) C
8 56 (2.73%) Bash Shell
9 46 (2.24%) PL/SQL
9 46 (2.24%) PowerShell
10 44 (2.15%) C++
10 44 (2.15%) Jython
11 40 (1.95%) Korn
12 36 (1.76%) Ruby
13 35 (1.71%) JCL
14 32 (1.56%) COBOL
15 28 (1.37%) C#
16 26 (1.27%) PHP
17 25 (1.22%) Scala
18 20 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 217 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 156 (7.61%) SC Cleared
3 65 (3.17%) Degree
4 35 (1.71%) DV Cleared
5 28 (1.37%) CISSP
6 24 (1.17%) RHCE
7 21 (1.02%) ISEB
7 21 (1.02%) SANS
7 21 (1.02%) SSCP
8 19 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 17 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (0.78%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.59%) MCSE
12 11 (0.54%) IBM Certification
13 9 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.34%) CCNP
14 7 (0.34%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.24%) QA
2 43 (2.10%) SLA
3 39 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 25 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.20%) EMIR
8 4 (0.20%) FATCA
9 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.098%) COBIT
10 2 (0.098%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.049%) HL7
11 1 (0.049%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.049%) MiFID
11 1 (0.049%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.049%) SDET
11 1 (0.049%) SEPA
System Software
1 147 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (5.37%) Active Directory
3 54 (2.64%) Hyper-V
4 53 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
5 46 (2.24%) KVM
6 39 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 37 (1.81%) Docker
8 36 (1.76%) NFS
9 33 (1.61%) vSphere
10 31 (1.51%) VMware ESX
11 30 (1.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 25 (1.22%) Xen
13 24 (1.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 23 (1.12%) SRDF
15 21 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
16 19 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
17 16 (0.78%) XenApp
18 15 (0.73%) GPFS
19 14 (0.68%) Firmware
20 11 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 116 (5.66%) Tivoli
2 100 (4.88%) Puppet
3 66 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (2.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 57 (2.78%) Ansible
6 46 (2.24%) QRadar
7 34 (1.66%) Control-M
7 34 (1.66%) SCCM
8 31 (1.51%) NetBackup
8 31 (1.51%) SCOM
9 26 (1.27%) Netcool
10 19 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
10 19 (0.93%) MOM
11 18 (0.88%) CA Endevor
11 18 (0.88%) OMEGAMON
12 17 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
13 16 (0.78%) Nagios
13 16 (0.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 15 (0.73%) CA Service Virtualization
15 14 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 578 (28.21%) Oracle
2 233 (11.37%) HP
3 209 (10.20%) VMware
4 208 (10.15%) Microsoft
5 165 (8.05%) Red Hat
6 126 (6.15%) EMC
7 113 (5.51%) Cisco
8 92 (4.49%) CA
9 89 (4.34%) NetApp
10 86 (4.20%) SAP
11 74 (3.61%) Splunk
12 71 (3.47%) Sun
13 60 (2.93%) TIBCO
14 55 (2.68%) Veritas
15 50 (2.44%) Citrix
16 48 (2.34%) Cognos
17 47 (2.29%) Informatica
18 45 (2.20%) MuleSoft
19 44 (2.15%) Adobe
20 43 (2.10%) Sybase
London
Huxley
Rate: £500 - £501 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £66,500 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £470 - £560 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £66,500 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Rate: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Company Benefits on top
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Proactive Appointments
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE!CC
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
London, Fore Street, EC2Y 5EJ
Prolifics UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London, Fore Street, EC2Y 5EJ
Prolifics UK
Posted: 15 days ago