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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 30 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing IBM 31 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.40% 4.18% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 8.09% 8.65% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 5
Median daily rate £395 £450 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +83.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.72 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -12.22%
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
383 393 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.40% 48.28% 47.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 186 205
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £598 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 35 30
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.53 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.28% +7.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Watford -2 13 £238 -48.64% 1
Stevenage +8 3 £460 -
Hitchin - 2 £373 -
Knebworth - 2 £395 -
Borehamwood - 1 £450 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £425 -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 24 (37.50%) Java
1 24 (37.50%) Oracle
2 19 (29.69%) Unix
2 19 (29.69%) Linux
3 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.88%) Maximo
4 14 (21.88%) SQL
5 13 (20.31%) MySQL
5 13 (20.31%) Windows
5 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
6 12 (18.75%) DB2
7 10 (15.63%) SOA
7 10 (15.63%) Subversion
8 9 (14.06%) WebSphere
8 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (14.06%) Magento
8 9 (14.06%) hybris
8 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
8 9 (14.06%) AIX
8 9 (14.06%) Tomcat
8 9 (14.06%) PHP
8 9 (14.06%) Middleware
9 8 (12.50%) HTML
9 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 8 (12.50%) J2EE
9 8 (12.50%) XML
9 8 (12.50%) ETL
9 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 8 (12.50%) Retail
10 7 (10.94%) Asset Management

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 9 (14.06%) Tomcat
1 9 (14.06%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.94%) Drupal
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.13%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) CICS
5 2 (3.13%) IIS
5 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.56%) IBM Connections
6 1 (1.56%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) PTC Creo
2 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Maximo
2 9 (14.06%) Magento
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Office 365
4 1 (1.56%) IaaS
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) PaaS
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Firewall
2 4 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.13%) SSL
3 2 (3.13%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.56%) FTP
4 1 (1.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) MySQL
2 12 (18.75%) DB2
3 7 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (6.25%) DataStage
6 2 (3.13%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (3.13%) OLTP
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) Big Data
7 1 (1.56%) GIS
7 1 (1.56%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Subversion
2 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.94%) Ant
4 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) Maven
4 2 (3.13%) Selenium
4 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.56%) Appium
5 1 (1.56%) Protractor
5 1 (1.56%) PVCS
5 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.56%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (12.50%) Retail
2 7 (10.94%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Architect
2 11 (17.19%) Project Manager
3 10 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Unix Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Programmer
9 3 (4.69%) Administrator
9 3 (4.69%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce Manager
9 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Mainframe Programmer
9 3 (4.69%) Tester
10 2 (3.13%) Asset Management Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) MVS Programmer
10 2 (3.13%) MVS Systems Programmer
10 2 (3.13%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) Middleware
2 8 (12.50%) HTML
2 8 (12.50%) J2EE
2 8 (12.50%) XML
3 5 (7.81%) JSON
3 5 (7.81%) REST
4 4 (6.25%) CSS
4 4 (6.25%) jQuery
4 4 (6.25%) Web Services
5 3 (4.69%) Ajax
5 3 (4.69%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (4.69%) RESTful
6 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.13%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.13%) HTML5
6 2 (3.13%) LESS
6 2 (3.13%) Node.js
6 2 (3.13%) React
6 2 (3.13%) Sass
6 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.13%) PKI
4 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Linux
1 19 (29.69%) Unix
2 13 (20.31%) Windows
3 9 (14.06%) AIX
3 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.25%) MVS
4 4 (6.25%) OS/390
4 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) zOS
5 3 (4.69%) Solaris
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
3 10 (15.63%) SOA
4 8 (12.50%) ETL
5 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
5 7 (10.94%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
5 7 (10.94%) Software Delivery
5 7 (10.94%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.38%) Presales
6 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.38%) Project Planning
6 6 (9.38%) Quality Management
6 6 (9.38%) Requirements Management
6 6 (9.38%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.81%) ERP
7 5 (7.81%) Project Management
7 5 (7.81%) Time Management
7 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) Java
2 14 (21.88%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) PHP
4 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.94%) Python
5 7 (10.94%) Ruby
6 4 (6.25%) JCL
7 2 (3.13%) C
7 2 (3.13%) C#
7 2 (3.13%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) CLIST
8 1 (1.56%) LotusScript
8 1 (1.56%) REXX
8 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) ISEB
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) MCP
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.56%) AAT
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Ansible
1 7 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (10.94%) Puppet
2 2 (3.13%) OpenView
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.56%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Oracle
2 9 (14.06%) hybris
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (4.69%) Citrix
4 3 (4.69%) Cognos
4 3 (4.69%) HP
5 2 (3.13%) BMC
5 2 (3.13%) Endeca
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.13%) Sun
5 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco
6 1 (1.56%) ESRI
6 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.56%) Juniper
6 1 (1.56%) Lotus
6 1 (1.56%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.56%) Symantec
6 1 (1.56%) Talend