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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
North West / Lancashire
Rank 33 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.35% 2.88% 2.44%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 6.92% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 9
Median daily rate £410 £450 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +57.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
114 159 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.71% 41.62% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 91 121
Median daily rate £423 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 37 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Blackburn - 3 £400 - 2
Preston - 3 £470 - 1
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 (51.85%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Tivoli
3 12 (44.44%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) ITIL
4 10 (37.04%) Netcool
5 9 (33.33%) Service Management
5 9 (33.33%) CA
5 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) AIX
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) Solaris
7 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
7 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (25.93%) SCOM
8 6 (22.22%) Release Management
8 6 (22.22%) Korn
8 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
8 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 6 (22.22%) Bourne shell
8 6 (22.22%) Regular Expression
8 6 (22.22%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (22.22%) Retail
8 6 (22.22%) HP
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003

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 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) DB2
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
1 7 (25.93%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Monitoring Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Designer
5 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Monitoring Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Designer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Integration Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Regular Expression
2 3 (11.11%) J2EE
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (25.93%) AIX
4 7 (25.93%) Solaris
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
5 6 (22.22%) HPUX
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Unix
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Service Management
3 6 (22.22%) Release Management
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Data Flow Diagram
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Defect Management
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.70%) SOA
7 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Bourne shell
3 6 (22.22%) Korn
3 6 (22.22%) Perl
3 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 6 (22.22%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) COBOL
4 1 (3.70%) JCL
4 1 (3.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Tivoli
2 10 (37.04%) Netcool
3 7 (25.93%) SCOM
4 6 (22.22%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (11.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) CA
1 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) Curam
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