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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 26 56 32
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -24
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.45% 1.26% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 9.19% 3.26% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 13
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £375 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £395 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £423 £424
% change year-on-year
-4.14% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £82.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -51.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.44 £31.53
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
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
185 215 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 59.29% 38.60% 56.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 161 145
Median daily rate £381 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +68.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.79 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 - 6 £488 - 1
Preston +8 5 £381 +1.66% 1
Blackburn - 3 £375 -
Lytham St Annes -5 1 - - 1
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
4 5 (19.23%) Mainframe
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
5 4 (15.38%) Retail
5 4 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (15.38%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
6 3 (11.54%) J2EE
6 3 (11.54%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) C++
6 3 (11.54%) COBOL
6 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (11.54%) Netcool
6 3 (11.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 3 (11.54%) CICS
6 3 (11.54%) CA
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.54%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008

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 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) CICS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) VLAN
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) OLTP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) SOA Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) J2EE
1 3 (11.54%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) CSS3
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) JDBC
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Mainframe
2 4 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.69%) zOS
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) MVS
5 1 (3.85%) VME
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) OO
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) SDLC
4 2 (7.69%) SOA
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.85%) Defect Management
5 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Prototyping
5 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) C++
2 3 (11.54%) COBOL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C
3 2 (7.69%) JCL
3 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 2 (7.69%) VC++
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
2 3 (11.54%) Netcool
2 3 (11.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.85%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) CA
2 3 (11.54%) HP
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) arcserve
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Curam
4 1 (3.85%) ICL
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Mitel
4 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.85%) Sophos
Blackpool, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Rate: From £25,600 to £44,600 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago