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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 35 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 13 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.86% 3.49% 4.14%
As % of the Vendors category 7.10% 10.17% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 8
Average daily rate
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£288 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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
183 59 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.22% 34.30% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 25 81
Average daily rate £310 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 12
Average hourly rate £31.20 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.29% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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 24 December 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 - 2 £338 -
Lytham St Annes 0 1 £305 - 1
Chorley - - - - 1
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (43.33%) Mainframe
2 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 11 (36.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (36.67%) DB2
4 10 (33.33%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) SQL
5 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle
5 9 (30.00%) PL/1
6 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
6 8 (26.67%) UNIX
6 8 (26.67%) Syncsort
7 7 (23.33%) IMS/DB
7 7 (23.33%) Spring
7 7 (23.33%) XML
7 7 (23.33%) JCL
8 6 (20.00%) Lotus
8 6 (20.00%) AIX
8 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
8 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) JSR 286
8 6 (20.00%) Release Management
8 6 (20.00%) Aquila
8 6 (20.00%) CA Endevor
8 6 (20.00%) Dojo
8 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
8 6 (20.00%) Quickr
9 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.33%) Linux
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 6 (20.00%) Quickr
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.67%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.33%) SAS
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle 9iAS
5 1 (3.33%) CICS
5 1 (3.33%) Lync
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) DB2
2 7 (23.33%) IMS/DB
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) Easytrieve
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.33%) Toad
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.33%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Mainframe Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Environment Manager
5 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Functional Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Mainframe Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) XML
1 7 (23.33%) Spring
2 6 (20.00%) Dojo
2 6 (20.00%) JSR 286
3 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.67%) Ajax
4 2 (6.67%) Struts
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) J2EE
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) JDBC
4 2 (6.67%) JSP
4 2 (6.67%) Software Packaging
5 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.33%) Spring Security
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) Servlets
5 1 (3.33%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Mainframe
2 11 (36.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (6.67%) DataPower
6 1 (3.33%) iSeries
6 1 (3.33%) HP Superdome
6 1 (3.33%) Social Media
6 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) UNIX
2 6 (20.00%) AIX
3 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 3 (10.00%) HPUX
5 2 (6.67%) Windows
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Release Management
2 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (10.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (6.67%) DevOps
3 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.67%) UML
3 2 (6.67%) RAD
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (3.33%) Information Security
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) PL/1
3 7 (23.33%) JCL
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) COBOL
6 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) Syncsort
3 6 (20.00%) Aquila
3 6 (20.00%) Lotus
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) Cognos
5 3 (10.00%) Axway
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) Informatica
6 2 (6.67%) Siebel
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Curam
7 1 (3.33%) Intel
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.33%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.33%) ScanSafe
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Oliver James Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
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Rate: £0 - £400 per day
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