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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 14 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 19 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.48% 1.55% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 12.84% 3.26% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£338 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £280 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +77.21%
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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
148 92 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 50.51% 47.42% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 48 34
Average daily rate £338 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £490 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -44.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 16 (50.00%) DB2
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) Mainframe
4 12 (37.50%) zOS
4 12 (37.50%) Time Sharing Option
5 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (28.13%) Middleware
7 7 (21.88%) RACF
7 7 (21.88%) JCL
7 7 (21.88%) Information Security
7 7 (21.88%) Sybase
7 7 (21.88%) MQSeries
7 7 (21.88%) Kerberos
7 7 (21.88%) SSL
7 7 (21.88%) CA
7 7 (21.88%) REXX
7 7 (21.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 7 (21.88%) SSH
7 7 (21.88%) ISPF
7 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
7 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) WebCenter
8 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
8 6 (18.75%) zSecure
8 6 (18.75%) CICS
8 6 (18.75%) CRM
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) OLTP
9 5 (15.63%) SAN
9 5 (15.63%) UNIX

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (21.88%) MQSeries
2 6 (18.75%) CICS
3 2 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.13%) HFM
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Kerberos
1 7 (21.88%) SSL
1 7 (21.88%) SSH
2 5 (15.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) DB2
2 5 (15.63%) OLTP
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) Essbase
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Ant
1 2 (6.25%) Maven
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) DBA
2 6 (18.75%) Functional Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Security Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Functional Test Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Information Security Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) DB2 DBA
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SAN Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Build and Release Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Software Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Middleware
2 7 (21.88%) ISPF
3 6 (18.75%) WebCenter
4 3 (9.38%) SAP Basis
5 2 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (3.13%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Mainframe
2 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) zOS
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Information Security
2 6 (18.75%) CRM
2 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
3 5 (15.63%) SDLC
4 3 (9.38%) Release Management
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Security Management
6 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Budget Control
6 1 (3.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) REXX
2 7 (21.88%) JCL
3 5 (15.63%) C
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) Assembly Language
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) CLIST
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) LINC
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CIMA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (21.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 7 (21.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) zSecure
2 5 (15.63%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (6.25%) BladeLogic
3 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Sybase
1 7 (21.88%) CA
2 4 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) NetApp
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Brocade
4 2 (6.25%) Unisys
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Intel
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Cognos