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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 50 22 53
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +31
Contract jobs citing IBM 28 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.33% 6.40% 2.37%
As % of the Vendors category 6.62% 11.57% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
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£331 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £700 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -36.48%
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
423 268 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.24% 55.37% 51.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 133 195
Average daily rate £340 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £20.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.66% +70.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.05 £46.00 £34.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
Watford -13 8 - - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £350 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £389 -
Stevenage -2 1 £600 -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 28 (54.90%) UNIX
2 26 (50.98%) Java
2 26 (50.98%) WebSphere
3 23 (45.10%) Finance
3 23 (45.10%) Retail
4 22 (43.14%) E-Commerce
5 21 (41.18%) Oracle
6 20 (39.22%) J2EE
7 18 (35.29%) SQL
7 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 18 (35.29%) HTML
8 17 (33.33%) XML
8 17 (33.33%) Solaris
9 15 (29.41%) Manufacturing
10 14 (27.45%) Linux
10 14 (27.45%) HPUX
11 13 (25.49%) MQSeries
11 13 (25.49%) Windows
12 12 (23.53%) Ant
12 12 (23.53%) HP
12 12 (23.53%) Degree
13 11 (21.57%) Internet
14 10 (19.61%) Tivoli
14 10 (19.61%) DB2
14 10 (19.61%) MySQL
14 10 (19.61%) HTTP
14 10 (19.61%) Oracle ODI
14 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (17.65%) Spring
15 9 (17.65%) SQL Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 26 (50.98%) WebSphere
2 13 (25.49%) MQSeries
3 9 (17.65%) WebLogic
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
5 5 (9.80%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (9.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (7.84%) Apache
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.96%) CICS
7 1 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.96%) IIS
7 1 (1.96%) Lync
7 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) Internet
2 10 (19.61%) HTTP
3 7 (13.73%) SAN
4 4 (7.84%) Intranet
4 4 (7.84%) Extranet
5 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) DNS
6 1 (1.96%) LDAP
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) SMS
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) DHCP
6 1 (1.96%) MPLS
6 1 (1.96%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) VLAN
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MySQL
1 10 (19.61%) DB2
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle ODI
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (11.76%) DbVisualizer
5 5 (9.80%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
6 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (7.84%) DataStage
6 4 (7.84%) Data Mart
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (7.84%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (7.84%) MS Access
6 4 (7.84%) OLTP
6 4 (7.84%) OLAP
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Ant
2 8 (15.69%) JUnit
2 8 (15.69%) Eclipse
2 8 (15.69%) Subversion
3 7 (13.73%) Log4j
4 6 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (11.76%) LoadRunner
4 6 (11.76%) Maven
5 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (1.96%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.96%) Jtest
6 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.96%) Grunt
6 1 (1.96%) Yeoman
General
1 23 (45.10%) Finance
1 23 (45.10%) Retail
2 15 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.80%) Marketing
4 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Technical Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Tester
4 6 (11.76%) Backup Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Designer
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Designer
9 1 (1.96%) Storage Administrator
9 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) J2EE
2 18 (35.29%) HTML
3 17 (33.33%) XML
4 9 (17.65%) CSS
4 9 (17.65%) Spring
5 7 (13.73%) XMLBeans
5 7 (13.73%) Ajax
5 7 (13.73%) Servlets
5 7 (13.73%) XSLT
5 7 (13.73%) Struts
5 7 (13.73%) JMS
6 6 (11.76%) Flash
7 5 (9.80%) Web Services
7 5 (9.80%) SOAP
7 5 (9.80%) JSON
7 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
7 5 (9.80%) jQuery
7 5 (9.80%) REST
8 4 (7.84%) CSS3
8 4 (7.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Web 2.0
3 6 (11.76%) IBM XIV
4 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
4 4 (7.84%) PKI
5 3 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (1.96%) Clustering
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Open Source
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) UNIX
2 17 (33.33%) Solaris
3 14 (27.45%) Linux
3 14 (27.45%) HPUX
4 13 (25.49%) Windows
5 3 (5.88%) AIX
6 2 (3.92%) MVS
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) E-Commerce
2 7 (13.73%) Project Management
2 7 (13.73%) OO
2 7 (13.73%) Content Management
3 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 6 (11.76%) Project Planning
3 6 (11.76%) System Testing
3 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 5 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (7.84%) Web Development
5 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) ETL
5 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) RAD
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL
6 3 (5.88%) SOA
6 3 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Java
2 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) XPath
4 4 (7.84%) Python
4 4 (7.84%) Perl
4 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) JCL
7 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.96%) REXX
7 1 (1.96%) Tcl
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) ISEB
4 5 (9.80%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MBA
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
1 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) VMFS
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.96%) Xen
3 1 (1.96%) NFS
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Tivoli
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 6 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.96%) MOM
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) HP
3 7 (13.73%) Interwoven
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.76%) Brocade
5 5 (9.80%) Sun
6 4 (7.84%) Cognos
6 4 (7.84%) Business Objects
6 4 (7.84%) SAP
6 4 (7.84%) Informatica
6 4 (7.84%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (7.84%) Teradata
7 3 (5.88%) ATG
7 3 (5.88%) VMware
7 3 (5.88%) Endeca
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco
8 2 (3.92%) CA
8 2 (3.92%) EMC
8 2 (3.92%) Elastic Path
Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago