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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 30 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.51% 2.22% 2.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 5.71% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£265 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -36.48%
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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
91 70 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 46.43% 38.89% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 33
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
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 19 September 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 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Siebel
3 1 (20.00%) E-business
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Adabas
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Trillium
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) CICS
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) NATURAL
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Adabas
2 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) E-business
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) COBOL
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (20.00%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Siebel
3 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (20.00%) Trillium
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) Datanomic