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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 39 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.26% 0.78% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 4.67% 1.82% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £338 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +14.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +15.38%
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
214 165 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 48.42% 42.86% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 91 106
Median daily rate £388 £300 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £31.38 £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Preston +6 5 £335 -
Blackpool -4 2 £415 +7.03%
Blackburn - 1 £300 -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 13 (41.94%) XML
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 11 (35.48%) Oracle
4 9 (29.03%) C++
5 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) Curam
5 8 (25.81%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
6 7 (22.58%) JBoss
6 7 (22.58%) VC++
6 7 (22.58%) C#
6 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
6 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
7 6 (19.35%) OO
7 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
7 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
8 5 (16.13%) Requirements Management
8 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
8 5 (16.13%) Mainframe
8 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
9 4 (12.90%) .NET
9 4 (12.90%) VB
9 4 (12.90%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (9.68%) VB6
10 3 (9.68%) C
10 3 (9.68%) Middleware

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 (22.58%) JBoss
2 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
2 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) CICS
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) AquaLogic
4 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Tuxedo
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
2 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) OLTP
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Team Leader
3 7 (22.58%) Java Team Leader
4 6 (19.35%) Technical Leader
4 6 (19.35%) Technical Team Leader
5 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Database Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) AIX Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Information Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Operations Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) CSS3
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) J2EE
4 2 (6.45%) JDBC
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mainframe
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) AIX
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) zOS
4 1 (3.23%) MVS
4 1 (3.23%) OS/390
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) OO
2 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (16.13%) Requirements Management
3 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
4 3 (9.68%) SDLC
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) E-business
5 2 (6.45%) High Availability
5 2 (6.45%) Prototyping
5 2 (6.45%) SOA
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) UML
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) VC++
4 4 (12.90%) VB
5 3 (9.68%) C
5 3 (9.68%) VB6
6 2 (6.45%) COBOL
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) JCL
7 1 (3.23%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) Curam
3 2 (6.45%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Axway
4 1 (3.23%) ICL
4 1 (3.23%) Informatica
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
Lancashire
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Rate: £43 per hour
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