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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 30 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.26% 3.68% 4.61%
As % of the Vendors category 4.03% 7.58% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£395 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £450 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+86.66% -31.81%
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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
149 66 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 56.23% 48.53% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 32 29
Average daily rate £325 £300 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -24.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.46 £12.49 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.79% -32.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.49 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £12.49 £71.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 5 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis
3 2 (20.00%) Netcool
3 2 (20.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (20.00%) JCL
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) OLTP
3 2 (20.00%) REXX
3 2 (20.00%) zOS
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) JDBC
4 1 (10.00%) JSP
4 1 (10.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Tomcat

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Documentum
1 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SAP Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DB2 Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JDBC
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) Struts
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) zOS
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Content Management
1 1 (10.00%) Document Management
1 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (10.00%) Release Management
1 1 (10.00%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) REXX
2 2 (20.00%) JCL
2 2 (20.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Netcool
1 2 (20.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) OpenText
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) EMC