The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 24 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.70% 3.94% 4.12%
As % of the Vendors category 4.31% 7.14% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £200 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -15.20%
IBM
England

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

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
116 112 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 62.70% 55.17% 56.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 47 19
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -89.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Server Building
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos Event Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Event Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Query Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Report Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Report Writer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Cognos Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Support
2 2 (22.22%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) WSDL
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Server Building
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) EAI
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos
4 1 (11.11%) CA
4 1 (11.11%) Green Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Solace
4 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
4 1 (11.11%) webMethods
4 1 (11.11%) WSO2