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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 19 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.08% 2.01% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 9.01% 3.45% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £468 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -35.48%
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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
111 145 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 45.31% 58.23% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 73 59
Average daily rate £475 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £31.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (30.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) C++

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (10.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Design Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (40.00%) ITSM
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) XenApp
1 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
1 4 (40.00%) NetApp
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
1 4 (40.00%) 3PAR