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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 34 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.82% 0.97% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% 2.48% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £420 £260 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.41% -30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £260 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £260 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-23.48% +14.61%
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
108 121 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 44.08% 39.16% 42.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 70
Median daily rate £350 £325 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £137 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 18
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 2 £420 +61.41% 1
IBM
East Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (43.75%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) Dell
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (31.25%) Firmware
4 5 (31.25%) Remedy
4 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Huawei
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) DB2
5 4 (25.00%) Driving Licence
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) MCSE
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Control-M
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (12.50%) CMDB

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 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
3 4 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) AS400
5 2 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
3 2 (12.50%) Server Building
3 2 (12.50%) Software Audit
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) COBOL
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Dell
1 7 (43.75%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Huawei
2 5 (31.25%) Remedy
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle