The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 32 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 15 7 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.46% 4.52% 9.36%
As % of the Vendors category 7.77% 11.29% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 20
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£313 - £463
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 - £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £82.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+429.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.26 £22.69 £26.90
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -15.65%
IBM
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
193 62 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.47% 40.00% 51.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 25 106
Average daily rate £350 £310 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 8
Average hourly rate £31.00 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Blackpool - 3 £338 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £333 - 2
Skelmersdale - - - -
Chorley - - - -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
5 7 (25.93%) DB2
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Spring
5 7 (25.93%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (22.22%) Dojo
6 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) UNIX
6 6 (22.22%) AIX
6 6 (22.22%) Lotus
6 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
6 6 (22.22%) Quickr
6 6 (22.22%) JSR 286
7 5 (18.52%) PL/1
7 5 (18.52%) JCL
7 5 (18.52%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) IMS/DB
8 4 (14.81%) Aquila
8 4 (14.81%) CA Endevor
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Syncsort
8 4 (14.81%) Linux
8 4 (14.81%) Cognos
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 9 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Process Server
3 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
3 6 (22.22%) Quickr
4 2 (7.41%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.70%) Lync
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.70%) CICS
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.70%) SAS
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle 9iAS
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.70%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) DB2
2 4 (14.81%) IMS/DB
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.70%) Easytrieve
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (3.70%) Toad
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Mainframe Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Environment Manager
4 4 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Lead Architect
5 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Functional Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) TM1 Developer
7 1 (3.70%) TM1 Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Spring
2 6 (22.22%) Dojo
2 6 (22.22%) JSR 286
3 5 (18.52%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (7.41%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) Software Packaging
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) JDBC
5 2 (7.41%) JSP
5 2 (7.41%) Struts
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
6 1 (3.70%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) EJB
6 1 (3.70%) Servlets
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 7 (25.93%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 2 (7.41%) DataPower
5 1 (3.70%) Social Media
5 1 (3.70%) HP Superdome
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.70%) iSeries
5 1 (3.70%) VSAM
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
1 6 (22.22%) AIX
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) HPUX
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
1 3 (11.11%) Analytics
1 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
1 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Architecture
1 3 (11.11%) Release Management
1 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 2 (7.41%) Project Management
2 2 (7.41%) MVC
2 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
2 2 (7.41%) UML
2 2 (7.41%) RAD
2 2 (7.41%) DevOps
3 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
3 1 (3.70%) Change Control
3 1 (3.70%) DSDM
3 1 (3.70%) CRM
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) PL/1
3 5 (18.52%) JCL
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.41%) COBOL
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Shibboleth
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) CA Endevor
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Lotus
3 4 (14.81%) Aquila
3 4 (14.81%) Syncsort
3 4 (14.81%) Cognos
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Axway
5 2 (7.41%) Curam
5 2 (7.41%) Siebel
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) Informatica
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) ScanSafe
6 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.70%) Intel
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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