The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 22 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.54% 0.52% 2.08%
As % of the Vendors category 5.32% 1.04% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £345 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £450 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £423 £424
% change year-on-year
-4.14% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.44 £31.53
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
IBM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
94 96 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 47.72% 50.26% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 66 51
Median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +48.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Middlesex region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Middlesex region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

IBM
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for IBM.

1 7 (100.00%) Use Case
1 7 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (71.43%) V-Model
2 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Requirements Management
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) ASIC
2 5 (71.43%) Military
2 5 (71.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (57.14%) CESG
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) SNMP
3 4 (57.14%) Firmware
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) SNMP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (71.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) ASIC Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) DOORS Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IP Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior ASIC Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) ASIC
1 5 (71.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (57.14%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Use Case
2 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Requirements Management
2 5 (71.43%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) V-Model
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Firmware