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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 29 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.48% 2.33% 2.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.97% 4.23% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
101 142 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 49.75% 55.04% 60.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 84 53
Median daily rate £365 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Median hourly rate £21.75 £16.50 £11.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £47.00 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) JBoss
2 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (41.67%) HTTP
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (33.33%) Data Management
3 4 (33.33%) Master Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning

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 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (41.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (41.67%) JBoss
2 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Integration
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Data Management
1 4 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared