The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 51 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 14 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.17% 3.13% 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 4.59% 5.97% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £46.75 £30.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.83% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £28.80 £33.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £38.40 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.15 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +24.42%
IBM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
305 268 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.29% 52.34% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 125 88
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £38.73 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Essex region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Essex

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Essex region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon -3 6 £400 -
Brentwood -6 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £450 - 1
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 26 (70.27%) WebSphere
2 24 (64.86%) Windows
3 22 (59.46%) Java
4 21 (56.76%) SOAP
4 21 (56.76%) UNIX
4 21 (56.76%) XML
4 21 (56.76%) Linux
4 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (56.76%) TDD
5 19 (51.35%) J2EE
5 19 (51.35%) Marketing
5 19 (51.35%) Relational Database
6 18 (48.65%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (48.65%) Ant
6 18 (48.65%) OO
6 18 (48.65%) SQL
6 18 (48.65%) Web Services
7 17 (45.95%) Solaris
7 17 (45.95%) CSS
7 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
7 17 (45.95%) HTML
7 17 (45.95%) Eclipse
7 17 (45.95%) User Stories
8 16 (43.24%) Use Case
8 16 (43.24%) XHTML
8 16 (43.24%) Content Management
8 16 (43.24%) Ajax
8 16 (43.24%) Scrum
9 15 (40.54%) TopLink
9 15 (40.54%) JAX-WS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (70.27%) WebSphere
2 10 (27.03%) WebLogic
3 6 (16.22%) GlassFish
3 6 (16.22%) JBoss
4 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 5 (13.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.70%) IntruShield
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Ant
2 17 (45.95%) Eclipse
3 14 (37.84%) SoapUI
4 4 (10.81%) AccuRev
4 4 (10.81%) JIRA
5 2 (5.41%) Maven
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) Hudson
6 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.70%) JMeter
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 19 (51.35%) Marketing
2 10 (27.03%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
4 4 (10.81%) Legal
5 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.70%) Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) Java Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.70%) Mainframe Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Capacity Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) SOAP
1 21 (56.76%) XML
2 19 (51.35%) J2EE
3 18 (48.65%) Web Services
4 17 (45.95%) HTML
4 17 (45.95%) CSS
5 16 (43.24%) XHTML
5 16 (43.24%) Ajax
6 15 (40.54%) TopLink
6 15 (40.54%) JAX-WS
6 15 (40.54%) JAX-RS
6 15 (40.54%) HTML5
6 15 (40.54%) EclipseLink
7 5 (13.51%) Struts
8 4 (10.81%) JMS
9 3 (8.11%) Middleware
10 2 (5.41%) Java SE
11 1 (2.70%) JSR 170
11 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
11 1 (2.70%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.70%) iSeries
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) UNIX
2 21 (56.76%) Linux
3 17 (45.95%) Solaris
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) HPUX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (56.76%) TDD
2 18 (48.65%) Digital Marketing
2 18 (48.65%) OO
3 17 (45.95%) User Stories
4 16 (43.24%) Use Case
4 16 (43.24%) Content Management
4 16 (43.24%) Scrum
5 13 (35.14%) RUP
6 11 (29.73%) B2C
6 11 (29.73%) Validation
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) BDD
8 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Information Management
9 2 (5.41%) Information Security
9 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Java
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 9 (24.32%) Perl
5 5 (13.51%) Korn
5 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
5 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) SELCOPY
6 1 (2.70%) JCL
6 1 (2.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
1 5 (13.51%) vSphere
2 4 (10.81%) vCloud
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Nessus
1 2 (5.41%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Adobe
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Altiris
3 3 (8.11%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Ariba
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) NetIQ
4 2 (5.41%) Tripwire
4 2 (5.41%) Qualys
4 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.41%) Splunk
4 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.41%) Rapid7
4 2 (5.41%) Cognos
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.70%) Omniture
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