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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 20 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 12 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.71% 3.85% 3.76%
As % of the Vendors category 8.63% 6.57% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Median daily rate £338 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% -12.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +32.63%
IBM
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
139 137 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 54.51% 58.55% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 71 29
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £35.06 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.92% +180.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for IBM.

1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 15 (78.95%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (78.95%) SC Cleared
3 12 (63.16%) CRM
3 12 (63.16%) Functional Testing
3 12 (63.16%) WebCenter
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) DB2
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) Siebel
5 2 (10.53%) OLTP
5 2 (10.53%) REXX
5 2 (10.53%) zOS
5 2 (10.53%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
1 2 (10.53%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (10.53%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
1 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
1 13 (68.42%) Test Analyst
2 12 (63.16%) Functional Analyst
2 12 (63.16%) Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) AIX Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Server Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) WebCenter
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) zOS
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) CRM
1 12 (63.16%) Functional Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.53%) SDLC
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) Information Management
3 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) REXX
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) JCL
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 15 (78.95%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Siebel
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle