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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 33 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.26% 5.02% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 3.09% 11.48% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £175 £213 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -42.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +34.28%

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
97 122 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.59% 43.73% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 74
Median daily rate £300 £250 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £116 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £38.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.84% +120.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £13.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £41.85 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Leicester +3 3 £175 -28.57% 2
IBM
East Midlands

IBM
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
1 2 (50.00%) Huawei
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (25.00%) ISMS
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Retail

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) ISMS
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Huawei
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) SAP