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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 47 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.15% 2.92% 2.66%
As % of the Vendors category 6.32% 5.47% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 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 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £31.53 £27.48 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.71% +2.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.26 £22.69 £26.90
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -15.65%
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
269 311 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 49.91% 53.44% 48.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 151 95
Average daily rate £380 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 68 31
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.09 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 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
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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
Brentwood -2 5 - - 2
Basildon +3 3 £525 - 1
Colchester - 1 - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 23 (71.88%) Windows
1 23 (71.88%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) J2EE
3 14 (43.75%) Solaris
4 12 (37.50%) Java
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 11 (34.38%) Ajax
5 11 (34.38%) Content Management
5 11 (34.38%) Scrum
5 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 11 (34.38%) HTML
5 11 (34.38%) Ant
5 11 (34.38%) CSS
5 11 (34.38%) XML
5 11 (34.38%) UNIX
5 11 (34.38%) RUP
5 11 (34.38%) XHTML
5 11 (34.38%) HTML5
6 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) VMware
6 10 (31.25%) Validation
7 9 (28.13%) Finance
7 9 (28.13%) OO
7 9 (28.13%) User Stories
8 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (25.00%) Web Services
8 8 (25.00%) DB2
8 8 (25.00%) HP
8 8 (25.00%) Eclipse

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) CICS
4 2 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (6.25%) CMS
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) NAS
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
4 3 (9.38%) Wireless
4 3 (9.38%) FTP
4 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) Broadband
5 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (6.25%) IntruShield
6 1 (3.13%) CTI
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) Extranet
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 8 (25.00%) DB2
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Ant
2 8 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.13%) Lombardi
4 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Marketing
3 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
4 4 (12.50%) Legal
4 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (9.38%) Automotive
6 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Backup Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) SAN Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) J2EE
2 11 (34.38%) Ajax
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) CSS
2 11 (34.38%) XML
2 11 (34.38%) XHTML
2 11 (34.38%) HTML5
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) TopLink
4 7 (21.88%) SOAP
4 7 (21.88%) JAX-RS
4 7 (21.88%) JAX-WS
5 4 (12.50%) JSP
6 3 (9.38%) ISPF
7 1 (3.13%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 4 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
1 23 (71.88%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Solaris
3 11 (34.38%) UNIX
4 6 (18.75%) SUSE
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.50%) AIX
7 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.13%) zOS
9 1 (3.13%) Android
9 1 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Content Management
2 11 (34.38%) Scrum
2 11 (34.38%) RUP
3 10 (31.25%) Validation
4 9 (28.13%) OO
4 9 (28.13%) User Stories
5 8 (25.00%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) Use Case
5 8 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (15.63%) B2C
7 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (12.50%) Cyber Security
7 4 (12.50%) SIEM
7 4 (12.50%) SOA
7 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Information Security
8 3 (9.38%) RAD
9 2 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Perl
5 4 (12.50%) JCL
6 3 (9.38%) COBOL
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.13%) VBA
8 1 (3.13%) FQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (3.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) RACF
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) MetaFrame
3 3 (9.38%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.13%) Snort
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Nessus
3 2 (6.25%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (6.25%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) EMC
4 4 (12.50%) FatWire
5 3 (9.38%) NetIQ
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) Qualys
5 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.38%) Syncsort
5 3 (9.38%) Rapid7
5 3 (9.38%) Splunk
5 3 (9.38%) ArcSight
6 2 (6.25%) Adobe
6 2 (6.25%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) Tripwire
6 2 (6.25%) Altiris
6 2 (6.25%) Sourcefire
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