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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 24 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.75% 6.14% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 4.72% 11.61% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
Median daily rate £393 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.29% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £458 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
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
127 155 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 58.26% 52.90% 47.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 67 47
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £508 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Median hourly rate £14.34 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.30% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £18.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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
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 27 August 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 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (30.00%) Siebel
4 6 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) SDLC
5 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
5 5 (25.00%) HTTP
5 5 (25.00%) Middleware
5 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Master Data Management
6 4 (20.00%) Data Management
6 4 (20.00%) Citrix
6 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (15.00%) DB2
7 3 (15.00%) CRM
7 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.00%) WebCenter
8 2 (10.00%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (10.00%) Banking
8 2 (10.00%) OLTP
8 2 (10.00%) HTML
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (10.00%) OLTP
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (10.00%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) Middleware
3 4 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) WebCenter
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) HACMP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM XIV
4 1 (5.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) zOS
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) SDLC
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
2 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (20.00%) Data Management
3 4 (20.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) REXX
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) COBOL
3 1 (5.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) PowerHA
1 1 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Siebel
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle