The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 44 39 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.45% 4.50% 8.79%
As % of the Vendors category 3.50% 8.00% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 11
Average daily rate
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£274 £285 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £249 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £27.49
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -27.24%
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Tyne and Wear

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

Vendors Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
200 275 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.41% 56.24% 50.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 199 39
Average daily rate £330 £270 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 11
Average hourly rate £11.86 £11.36 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% -37.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £15.68 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) UNIX
1 7 (70.00%) AIX
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (50.00%) Software Packaging
3 5 (50.00%) Axway
3 5 (50.00%) Informatica
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Siebel
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) JBoss
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) DataPower
4 4 (40.00%) Change Control
4 4 (40.00%) Workflow
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (20.00%) GPFS
6 2 (20.00%) LDAP
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (20.00%) HACMP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) JBoss
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (20.00%) FileNet
4 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
1 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (50.00%) Software Packaging
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) DataPower
3 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (20.00%) HACMP
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
1 7 (70.00%) AIX
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) IBM AIX Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) GPFS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) Axway
2 5 (50.00%) Informatica
2 5 (50.00%) Siebel
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) OpenText
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos