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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 27 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM 20 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.52% 2.68% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 5.69% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
Median daily rate £355 £356 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +38.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £285 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £477 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +53.84%
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
210 211 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 47.51% 47.20% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 112 91
Median daily rate £375 £333 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +20.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £625 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 27
Median hourly rate £39.25 £13.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.92% -54.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 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
Blackpool +9 8 £355 -
Preston +3 7 £329 -21.11% 3
Lytham St Annes -13 1 £325 -21.73%
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 14 (42.42%) XML
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle
3 12 (36.36%) Java
4 10 (30.30%) C++
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
5 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
5 9 (27.27%) C#
6 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
6 8 (24.24%) VC++
6 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
6 8 (24.24%) Curam
7 7 (21.21%) Requirements Management
7 7 (21.21%) OO
7 7 (21.21%) JBoss
8 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
8 6 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
9 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.15%) SDLC
10 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (12.12%) .NET
11 3 (9.09%) C
11 3 (9.09%) VB
11 3 (9.09%) DSDM
11 3 (9.09%) Project Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 7 (21.21%) JBoss
2 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) CICS
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) AquaLogic
4 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.03%) Tuxedo
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) OLTP
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 3 (9.09%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Team Leader
3 7 (21.21%) Java Team Leader
4 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Team Leader
5 4 (12.12%) Database Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) Middleware
4 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) CSS3
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) J2EE
4 2 (6.06%) JDBC
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) REST
4 2 (6.06%) SOAP
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) AIX
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Solaris
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) zOS
3 1 (3.03%) MVS
3 1 (3.03%) OS/390
3 1 (3.03%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) OO
1 7 (21.21%) Requirements Management
2 6 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) SDLC
4 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (9.09%) Feature Driven Development
5 3 (9.09%) Kanban
5 3 (9.09%) Open Source
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum-ban
5 3 (9.09%) Test Management
5 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.09%) Use Case
5 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) C++
3 9 (27.27%) C#
4 8 (24.24%) VC++
5 3 (9.09%) C
5 3 (9.09%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.06%) VB6
7 1 (3.03%) COBOL
7 1 (3.03%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) GPFS
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) Curam
3 3 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Sun
5 1 (3.03%) Axway
5 1 (3.03%) ICL
5 1 (3.03%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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