The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 20 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 15 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.91% 3.40% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 10.56% 7.69% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% -3.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +27.81%
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Merseyside

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

Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
142 65 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 55.91% 44.22% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 24
Average daily rate £338 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 10 (50.00%) DB2
2 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (35.00%) Mainframe
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) REXX
4 6 (30.00%) zOS
4 6 (30.00%) JCL
4 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
5 5 (25.00%) OLTP
5 5 (25.00%) C
5 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) UNIX
6 4 (20.00%) CRM
6 4 (20.00%) WebCenter
6 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Release Management
7 3 (15.00%) SAP
7 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) Middleware
7 3 (15.00%) SAP Basis
8 2 (10.00%) Intel
8 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 2 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Documentum
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
1 1 (5.00%) CICS
1 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) SSH
2 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) DB2
2 5 (25.00%) OLTP
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) DBA
2 5 (25.00%) DB2 DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DB2 Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) WebCenter
2 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (5.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (35.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) zOS
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) HPUX
3 1 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) SDLC
2 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Budget Control
4 1 (5.00%) People Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Security Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Content Management
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
1 6 (30.00%) REXX
1 6 (30.00%) JCL
2 5 (25.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Intel
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Brocade
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) CA
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) OpenText
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
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