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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 45 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.53% 0.74% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 3.79% 1.41% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £350 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +100.00%
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
132 142 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.49% 52.40% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 96 39
Average daily rate £340 £400 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +34.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Average hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -41.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Informatica
3 3 (33.33%) Cognos
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Local Government
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) FileNet
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (22.22%) FileNet
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) DataStage
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) DTS
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ERwin
1 2 (22.22%) PowerDesigner
1 2 (22.22%) Rational Rose
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Local Government
2 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Production DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Production Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Maximo Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) JSP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) DSDM
3 2 (22.22%) Information Management
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) RUP
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos
2 3 (33.33%) Informatica
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Sybase
4 1 (11.11%) Netezza
4 1 (11.11%) Pega
4 1 (11.11%) Vignette