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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 23 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 41 42 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.75% 5.75% 6.20%
As % of the Vendors category 11.36% 9.88% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 15
Median daily rate £475 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +32.63%
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
361 425 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.63% 58.22% 53.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 216 174
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 23
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -37.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £9.03 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £18.50 £37.00
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 5 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 5 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
Watford +3 11 £525 +68.00% 3
St Albans - 8 - -
Stevenage - 6 £350 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £488 - 1
Cheshunt - 2 £490 -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 25 (43.10%) Oracle
2 19 (32.76%) Maximo
3 16 (27.59%) ETL
4 14 (24.14%) SOA
5 13 (22.41%) WebSphere
6 12 (20.69%) Linux
7 11 (18.97%) DataStage
7 11 (18.97%) Unix
8 10 (17.24%) Asset Management
8 10 (17.24%) Project Planning
8 10 (17.24%) IBM Integration Bus
9 9 (15.52%) Retail
9 9 (15.52%) Advertising
10 8 (13.79%) TOGAF
10 8 (13.79%) Windows
10 8 (13.79%) Ant
10 8 (13.79%) Java
10 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (12.07%) DB2
11 7 (12.07%) Middleware
11 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.34%) Migration
12 6 (10.34%) Requirements Management
12 6 (10.34%) Quality Management
12 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
12 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
12 6 (10.34%) ERP
12 6 (10.34%) Solaris
12 6 (10.34%) SQL

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 13 (22.41%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.72%) JBoss
5 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Project
1 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Maximo
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.72%) Magento
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.90%) SaaS
4 3 (5.17%) IaaS
4 3 (5.17%) PaaS
5 1 (1.72%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Internet
2 3 (5.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) DataStage
2 7 (12.07%) DB2
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.62%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (8.62%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.17%) GIS
6 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.45%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (3.45%) MySQL
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Ant
2 5 (8.62%) ClearCase
2 5 (8.62%) ClearQuest
2 5 (8.62%) Gradle
2 5 (8.62%) Maven
3 3 (5.17%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.72%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.72%) Protractor
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (15.52%) Advertising
1 9 (15.52%) Retail
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Architect
2 13 (22.41%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (18.97%) Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Integration Architect
5 9 (15.52%) Project Manager
6 6 (10.34%) Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Service Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) WebSphere Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Asset Management Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) DataStage Architect
8 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce Architect
8 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Applications Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Data Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Developer
9 3 (5.17%) IT Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (12.07%) Middleware
3 5 (8.62%) J2EE
4 4 (6.90%) HTML
4 4 (6.90%) REST
4 4 (6.90%) SOAP
4 4 (6.90%) XML
5 3 (5.17%) .NET
5 3 (5.17%) Web Services
6 2 (3.45%) Ajax
6 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.45%) CSS
6 2 (3.45%) Flash
6 2 (3.45%) HTML5
6 2 (3.45%) jQuery
6 2 (3.45%) JSON
6 2 (3.45%) LESS
6 2 (3.45%) Sass
6 2 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) DataPower
2 5 (8.62%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) AS400
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) FMCG
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 11 (18.97%) Unix
3 8 (13.79%) Windows
4 6 (10.34%) Solaris
5 2 (3.45%) AIX
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) ETL
2 14 (24.14%) SOA
3 10 (17.24%) Asset Management
3 10 (17.24%) Project Planning
4 8 (13.79%) TOGAF
5 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.34%) ERP
6 6 (10.34%) Migration
6 6 (10.34%) Quality Management
6 6 (10.34%) Requirements Management
7 5 (8.62%) Data Architecture
7 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 4 (6.90%) TDD
9 3 (5.17%) Project Management
9 3 (5.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) Java
2 6 (10.34%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) ISEB
1 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.72%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) PowerHA
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Citrix
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) ESRI
3 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.45%) HP
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco
5 1 (1.72%) Dell
5 1 (1.72%) EMC
5 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.72%) hybris
5 1 (1.72%) Juniper
5 1 (1.72%) Sage
5 1 (1.72%) Sybase
5 1 (1.72%) Symantec
5 1 (1.72%) VocaLink