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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 34 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.40% - 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 2.90% - 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -35.48%
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
138 95 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 48.25% 32.76% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 31
Average daily rate £350 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £112 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £439 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 8 19
Average hourly rate £25.50 £31.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Leicester - 2 £450 -
IBM
East Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) Use Case
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (30.77%) Junos
3 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) VBScript
4 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (30.77%) Junos
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Sahi
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Tester
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
1 5 (38.46%) Use Case
2 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) VBScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle