The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 37 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.42% 2.86% 4.98%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 7.61% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £31.53
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.02%
IBM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
94 92 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.66% 37.55% 54.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 67 66
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.13 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.04% -25.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £23.00 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Kent

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) AspectJ
2 1 (25.00%) AOP
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Bluemix
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Bluemix
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Insight Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Insight Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) AOP
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (25.00%) OOD
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) RUP
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) AspectJ
2 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau