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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 26 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.88% 2.42% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 6.62% 4.24% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Average daily rate £338 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +100.00%
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
136 118 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 58.62% 57.00% 56.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 52 36
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £149 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -24.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016, 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 11 (55.00%) CRM
1 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) WebCenter
1 11 (55.00%) Functional Testing
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) DB2
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) AIX
3 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware
4 2 (10.00%) Security Management
4 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (10.00%) Sybase
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) CICS
4 2 (10.00%) CA
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) zOS
4 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (10.00%) RACF
4 2 (10.00%) zSecure
4 2 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (10.00%) CICS
1 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) SSH
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Functional Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) AIX Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) SAN Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Build Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) WebCenter
2 2 (10.00%) ISPF
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) DLPAR
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) HACMP
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) LPAR
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) AIX
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) zOS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) CRM
1 11 (55.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (10.00%) High Availability
2 2 (10.00%) Information Security
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) People Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) CLIST
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JCL
2 1 (5.00%) LINC
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) REXX
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (10.00%) RACF
1 2 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (5.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (10.00%) zSecure
2 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Legato
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Brocade
1 2 (10.00%) CA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) HP
1 2 (10.00%) NetApp
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
1 2 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (5.00%) Unisys