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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / Midlands
Rank 20 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.38% 1.10% 6.90%
As % of the Vendors category 3.70% 2.44% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £363 £688 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% -5.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +24.28%

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
81 82 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 64.29% 45.30% 64.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 30
Median daily rate £450 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 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 Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Intel
2 1 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (20.00%) Ariba
2 1 (20.00%) DataStage
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (20.00%) Netcool
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) ChangeMan
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CICS
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DataStage
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
1 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) R
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Netcool
1 1 (20.00%) TADDM
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Ariba
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Intel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO