The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 40 23 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs citing IBM 22 50 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.45% 6.48% 2.53%
As % of the Vendors category 6.01% 11.63% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £18.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+97.33% -31.81%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
366 430 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 57.46% 55.70% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 180 116
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 16
Average hourly rate £14.85 £23.86 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.74% +36.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 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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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
Watford -11 7 £450 +12.50% 1
Hertford - 2 £375 -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (32.26%) Oracle
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
3 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
3 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
4 6 (19.35%) REST
4 6 (19.35%) SaaS
4 6 (19.35%) PaaS
4 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
4 6 (19.35%) OO
4 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 6 (19.35%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) J2EE
4 6 (19.35%) SOAP
4 6 (19.35%) FTP
4 6 (19.35%) SOA
4 6 (19.35%) ETL
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) Maximo
4 6 (19.35%) GIS
4 6 (19.35%) ESRI
4 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
4 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
4 6 (19.35%) Degree
4 6 (19.35%) Data Integration
4 6 (19.35%) iSeries
4 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (16.13%) HTML
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
1 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Maximo
2 1 (3.23%) Unica
2 1 (3.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (19.35%) SaaS
1 6 (19.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) FTP
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) NAS
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
2 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Xcode
2 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) Log4j
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Applications Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) J2EE
1 6 (19.35%) SOAP
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
1 6 (19.35%) REST
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) CSS3
3 4 (12.90%) PhoneGap
3 4 (12.90%) Worklight
3 4 (12.90%) Android SDK
3 4 (12.90%) HTML5
3 4 (12.90%) iOS SDK
4 3 (9.68%) Servlets
5 2 (6.45%) EJB
5 2 (6.45%) JavaBeans
5 2 (6.45%) Java EE
6 1 (3.23%) JSTL
6 1 (3.23%) XMLBeans
6 1 (3.23%) Ajax
6 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) GIS
1 6 (19.35%) Data Integration
1 6 (19.35%) iSeries
2 5 (16.13%) User Experience
3 4 (12.90%) iPad
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.90%) iPhone
3 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
4 3 (9.68%) Replication
5 2 (6.45%) PMI
5 2 (6.45%) AS400
6 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.23%) HACMP
6 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
6 1 (3.23%) EMC Centera
6 1 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) UNIX
1 5 (16.13%) AIX
2 4 (12.90%) Android
2 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) OS/400
4 2 (6.45%) HPUX
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) zOS
5 1 (3.23%) MVS
5 1 (3.23%) i5/OS
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
2 6 (19.35%) OO
2 6 (19.35%) SOA
2 6 (19.35%) ETL
2 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
3 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.90%) Android Development
3 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile Development
4 3 (9.68%) ERP
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Content Management
4 3 (9.68%) High Availability
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) Perl
3 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) XPath
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (12.90%) PowerHA
2 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
2 3 (9.68%) SRDF
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
3 6 (19.35%) ESRI
4 4 (12.90%) CA
4 4 (12.90%) EMC
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) ATG
6 1 (3.23%) Interwoven
6 1 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Blue Martini
6 1 (3.23%) Elastic Path
6 1 (3.23%) Tealeaf