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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 49 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.46% 2.31% 4.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.95% 4.56% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 12
Median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.32% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £46.75 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +15.38%
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
237 329 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 49.58% 50.77% 53.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 190 133
Median daily rate £305 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £208 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 33 50
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Chelmsford +10 1 £400 -11.11%
Brentwood -1 1 - -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for IBM.

1 10 (58.82%) Linux
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) XML
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) JSP
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) J2EE
3 6 (35.29%) Ant
3 6 (35.29%) RAD
3 6 (35.29%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) XHTML
3 6 (35.29%) SOA
3 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) Extreme Programming
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) Ajax
3 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) Sass
3 6 (35.29%) LESS
4 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) JBoss
5 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) IBM Domino
2 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) JBoss
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
3 3 (17.65%) GlassFish
3 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (11.76%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) IBM SmartCloud
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Ant
2 4 (23.53%) VisualVM
3 2 (11.76%) AccuRev
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Gradle
3 2 (11.76%) JUnit
3 2 (11.76%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Lotus Notes Support
4 2 (11.76%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) DB2 Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Deskside Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
1 9 (52.94%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) Ajax
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
2 6 (35.29%) J2EE
2 6 (35.29%) JSP
2 6 (35.29%) LESS
2 6 (35.29%) Sass
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) XHTML
3 4 (23.53%) COM+
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) SOAP
5 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
1 4 (23.53%) DataPower
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.76%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Extreme Programming
1 6 (35.29%) OO
1 6 (35.29%) RAD
1 6 (35.29%) SOA
1 6 (35.29%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Content Management
4 2 (11.76%) SEO
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) RACF
2 1 (5.88%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Opsview
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
2 4 (23.53%) Lotus
2 4 (23.53%) Splunk
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) Software AG
3 3 (17.65%) webMethods
4 2 (11.76%) CA
4 2 (11.76%) FatWire
4 2 (11.76%) Google
4 2 (11.76%) Omniture
4 2 (11.76%) Rally
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) VMware