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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 24 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM 35 52 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.26% 6.71% 4.57%
As % of the Vendors category 10.45% 11.82% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 12
Median daily rate £425 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +35.45%
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
335 440 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.30% 56.77% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 213 153
Median daily rate £425 £364 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £283 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 28
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.43 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -31.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Stevenage +6 7 £350 -
St Albans - 6 - -
Watford -5 4 £550 +76.00% 5
Rickmansworth - 3 £475 -
Borehamwood - 2 £450 -
Cheshunt - 2 £490 - 1
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 28 (41.18%) Oracle
2 24 (35.29%) Maximo
3 18 (26.47%) Linux
3 18 (26.47%) ETL
4 17 (25.00%) Unix
5 16 (23.53%) SOA
6 14 (20.59%) WebSphere
7 13 (19.12%) Asset Management
8 12 (17.65%) Advertising
8 12 (17.65%) DataStage
8 12 (17.65%) Java
9 11 (16.18%) Windows
9 11 (16.18%) TOGAF
9 11 (16.18%) Retail
9 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (14.71%) Project Planning
10 10 (14.71%) IBM Integration Bus
11 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.24%) ERP
12 8 (11.76%) SQL
12 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.76%) Ant
12 8 (11.76%) Middleware
12 8 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (11.76%) Data Protection
12 8 (11.76%) Data Architecture
12 8 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (11.76%) Amazon RDS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 14 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.94%) Apache
5 2 (2.94%) Node.js
5 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Project
1 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (35.29%) Maximo
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.47%) Magento
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.41%) IaaS
3 3 (4.41%) PaaS
3 3 (4.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (4.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) DataStage
2 8 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.29%) DB2
4 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.41%) GIS
5 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.94%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (2.94%) MySQL
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.47%) Big Data
7 1 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Ant
2 7 (10.29%) Maven
3 5 (7.35%) ClearCase
3 5 (7.35%) ClearQuest
3 5 (7.35%) Gradle
4 3 (4.41%) HP UFT
4 3 (4.41%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (4.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.47%) JIRA
6 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.47%) Protractor
6 1 (1.47%) Selenium
6 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (17.65%) Advertising
2 11 (16.18%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Finance
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Architect
2 15 (22.06%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (17.65%) Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) Project Manager
5 9 (13.24%) Integration Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Asset Management Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) DataStage Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Applications Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.41%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.41%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (11.76%) Middleware
3 7 (10.29%) J2EE
3 7 (10.29%) REST
4 6 (8.82%) XML
5 5 (7.35%) Web Services
6 4 (5.88%) HTML
6 4 (5.88%) jQuery
6 4 (5.88%) JSON
7 3 (4.41%) RESTful
7 3 (4.41%) SOAP
8 2 (2.94%) .NET
8 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.94%) CSS
8 2 (2.94%) Flash
8 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.94%) JDBC
8 2 (2.94%) JMS
8 2 (2.94%) Spring
8 2 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (8.82%) DataPower
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) AS400
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) FMCG
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Linux
2 17 (25.00%) Unix
3 11 (16.18%) Windows
4 6 (8.82%) Solaris
5 3 (4.41%) AIX
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) ETL
2 16 (23.53%) SOA
3 13 (19.12%) Asset Management
4 11 (16.18%) TOGAF
5 10 (14.71%) Project Planning
6 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.24%) ERP
7 8 (11.76%) Data Architecture
7 8 (11.76%) Data Protection
8 7 (10.29%) Migration
8 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.82%) Quality Management
9 6 (8.82%) Requirements Management
10 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.88%) ITIL
11 4 (5.88%) SDLC
11 4 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (4.41%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) SQL
3 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.94%) C#
4 2 (2.94%) PHP
4 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) ISEB
1 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.47%) MBA
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) PowerHA
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) Citrix
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) VMware
3 3 (4.41%) ESRI
3 3 (4.41%) HP
4 2 (2.94%) Endeca
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) Dell
5 1 (1.47%) EMC
5 1 (1.47%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.47%) hybris
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (1.47%) Juniper
5 1 (1.47%) Sage
5 1 (1.47%) Sybase
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec
5 1 (1.47%) VocaLink
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