The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Liverpool region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 18 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.65% 2.11% 3.01%
As % of the Vendors category 5.48% 4.84% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£415 £450 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +91.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £450 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.15 £25.59 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+37.35% -20.65%
Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
73 62 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 48.34% 43.66% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 40
Average daily rate £415 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +24.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
IBM
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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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) Cognos
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Financial Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Siebel
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Adabas
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Trillium
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) CICS
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
3 1 (11.11%) NATURAL
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Migration

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (11.11%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Adabas
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAN Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Quality Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) E-business
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) COBOL
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
1 1 (11.11%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cognos
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Siebel
3 1 (11.11%) Trillium
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
3 1 (11.11%) Datanomic