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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 46 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.32% 2.26% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 6.34% 4.42% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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
268 294 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 52.34% 51.22% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 150 96
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.77 £36.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 5 £525 -
Brentwood -2 2 - - 2
Colchester - 1 - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (78.79%) Windows
1 26 (78.79%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Solaris
3 15 (45.45%) UNIX
3 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (42.42%) Java
4 14 (42.42%) J2EE
4 14 (42.42%) XML
5 13 (39.39%) XHTML
5 13 (39.39%) Ant
5 13 (39.39%) CSS
5 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
5 13 (39.39%) HTML
5 13 (39.39%) Content Management
5 13 (39.39%) Ajax
5 13 (39.39%) WebSphere
5 13 (39.39%) HTML5
6 12 (36.36%) Validation
6 12 (36.36%) Scrum
7 11 (33.33%) RUP
7 11 (33.33%) OO
8 10 (30.30%) VMware
8 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
9 9 (27.27%) User Stories
9 9 (27.27%) Web Services
9 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 8 (24.24%) HP
10 8 (24.24%) Citrix
10 8 (24.24%) SAN

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (39.39%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) CMS
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.03%) CICS
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) NAS
3 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) Wireless
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) Broadband
5 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (6.06%) IntruShield
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) Extranet
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) FTP
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) DB2
3 2 (6.06%) MS Access
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Ant
2 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
3 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 8 (24.24%) Marketing
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Legal
3 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Backup Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) SAN Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Storage Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) J2EE
1 14 (42.42%) XML
2 13 (39.39%) XHTML
2 13 (39.39%) CSS
2 13 (39.39%) HTML
2 13 (39.39%) Ajax
2 13 (39.39%) HTML5
3 9 (27.27%) Web Services
4 7 (21.21%) JAX-WS
4 7 (21.21%) JAX-RS
4 7 (21.21%) TopLink
4 7 (21.21%) SOAP
5 6 (18.18%) JSP
6 1 (3.03%) Flash
6 1 (3.03%) .NET
6 1 (3.03%) WebCenter
6 1 (3.03%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Web 2.0
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) iSeries
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) AS400
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
1 26 (78.79%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Solaris
3 15 (45.45%) UNIX
4 6 (18.18%) AIX
5 5 (15.15%) SUSE
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.03%) HPUX
9 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Content Management
3 12 (36.36%) Validation
3 12 (36.36%) Scrum
4 11 (33.33%) RUP
4 11 (33.33%) OO
5 9 (27.27%) User Stories
6 8 (24.24%) TDD
6 8 (24.24%) Use Case
6 8 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (21.21%) B2C
8 6 (18.18%) SOA
9 5 (15.15%) Information Security
9 5 (15.15%) Migration
9 5 (15.15%) RAD
10 4 (12.12%) Cyber Security
10 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (12.12%) SIEM
10 4 (12.12%) SEO
11 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) Java
3 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) VB6
6 1 (3.03%) JCL
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) FQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCITP
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) CEH
2 1 (3.03%) MCP
2 1 (3.03%) OCP
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) MetaFrame
2 3 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) RACF
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Nessus
3 2 (6.06%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) VMware
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) HP
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle
4 6 (18.18%) FatWire
5 4 (12.12%) EMC
6 3 (9.09%) NetIQ
6 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.09%) Splunk
6 3 (9.09%) ArcSight
6 3 (9.09%) Qualys
6 3 (9.09%) Rapid7
7 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.06%) Adobe
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco
7 2 (6.06%) BMC
7 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 2 (6.06%) McAfee
7 2 (6.06%) Tripwire
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago