The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 31 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.81% 1.28% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 4.39% 2.90% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£110 £450 £608
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.55% -25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
IBM
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 138 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 41.16% 44.23% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 45
Average daily rate £275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £225 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Leicestershire region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Leicestershire region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicester +13 5 £110 -75.55% 1
IBM
East Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (25.00%) COBOL
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (25.00%) Security Management
1 3 (25.00%) Handset
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (25.00%) Software Distribution
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Brocade
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
2 2 (16.67%) JCL
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XSD
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (25.00%) Deskside Support
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (8.33%) ISPF
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSD
2 1 (8.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Handset
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) DataPower
3 1 (8.33%) iSeries
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) MVS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (25.00%) Security Management
1 3 (25.00%) Software Distribution
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) COBOL
2 2 (16.67%) JCL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) NetApp
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) Brocade
2 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (8.33%) Sophos
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP