The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 29 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 12 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.61% 1.18% 6.62%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 2.67% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 19
Average daily rate
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£260 £425 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £425 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £24.05 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+29.96% -24.85%
Vendors Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
168 75 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 50.60% 44.38% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 34 78
Average daily rate £331 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
IBM
Tyne and Wear

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 25 (73.53%) Red Hat
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (55.88%) UNIX
4 18 (52.94%) WebSphere
5 16 (47.06%) AIX
6 15 (44.12%) Oracle
6 15 (44.12%) Informatica
7 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
8 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
8 10 (29.41%) JBoss
9 9 (26.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (26.47%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (26.47%) Siebel
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
10 8 (23.53%) ETL
10 8 (23.53%) VMware
11 7 (20.59%) Axway
11 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
11 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
11 7 (20.59%) Change Control
12 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (17.65%) Middleware
12 6 (17.65%) Service Management
12 6 (17.65%) LAN
12 6 (17.65%) WAN
12 6 (17.65%) VPN
12 6 (17.65%) SQL
12 6 (17.65%) HP
12 6 (17.65%) COBOL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (52.94%) WebSphere
2 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
3 9 (26.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (11.76%) FileNet
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) PRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) LAN
1 6 (17.65%) WAN
1 6 (17.65%) VPN
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) LDAP
3 4 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) UNIX Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Build Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) CA Gen Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) AS400 Support
6 1 (2.94%) UNIX Support
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (17.65%) Middleware
3 3 (8.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) HACMP
1 5 (14.71%) Open Source
2 4 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.82%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.88%) iSeries
4 2 (5.88%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Linux
1 20 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (55.88%) UNIX
3 16 (47.06%) AIX
4 5 (14.71%) Solaris
5 3 (8.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 8 (23.53%) ETL
3 7 (20.59%) Change Control
4 6 (17.65%) Service Management
5 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (14.71%) Workflow
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) OO
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) COBOL
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) RPG
3 2 (5.88%) RPG IV
4 1 (2.94%) JCL
4 1 (2.94%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) GPFS
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Red Hat
2 15 (44.12%) Oracle
2 15 (44.12%) Informatica
3 10 (29.41%) JBoss
4 9 (26.47%) Siebel
5 8 (23.53%) VMware
6 7 (20.59%) Axway
7 6 (17.65%) HP
8 4 (11.76%) Sun
8 4 (11.76%) Business Objects
9 3 (8.82%) CA
10 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.94%) Talend
10 1 (2.94%) TIBCO