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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 62 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 22 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.00% 2.50% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 5.91% 6.72% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 1
Median daily rate £340 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -2.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £413 £377
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
372 238 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 50.75% 37.13% 48.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 146 137
Median daily rate £350 £400 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 3
Median hourly rate £26.58 £26.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.21% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £10.34 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.50 £14.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for IBM.

1 62 (87.32%) AIX
2 55 (77.46%) Unix
3 48 (67.61%) Linux
4 39 (54.93%) Red Hat
5 38 (53.52%) Oracle
5 38 (53.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (45.07%) WebSphere
6 32 (45.07%) Java
6 32 (45.07%) HP
7 31 (43.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 30 (42.25%) Windows
8 30 (42.25%) Configuration Management
8 30 (42.25%) DevOps
8 30 (42.25%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (40.85%) Puppet
9 29 (40.85%) Opscode Chef
9 29 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (39.44%) Perl
11 27 (38.03%) OO
12 26 (36.62%) SQL
12 26 (36.62%) WebLogic
13 25 (35.21%) Solaris
13 25 (35.21%) Axway
14 23 (32.39%) Change Control
14 23 (32.39%) Software Packaging
14 23 (32.39%) Windows Server
15 22 (30.99%) ITIL
16 21 (29.58%) SSL
17 20 (28.17%) Sun
18 19 (26.76%) Informatica

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 32 (45.07%) WebSphere
2 31 (43.66%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (36.62%) WebLogic
4 19 (26.76%) JBoss
5 12 (16.90%) MQSeries
6 10 (14.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (14.08%) Tuxedo
7 8 (11.27%) FileNet
7 8 (11.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (9.86%) Confluence
9 6 (8.45%) AquaLogic
9 6 (8.45%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (2.82%) Apache
10 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.41%) InDesign
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (26.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (8.45%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (2.82%) GitHub
2 2 (2.82%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Linode
2 2 (2.82%) PaaS
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.58%) SSL
2 15 (21.13%) LDAP
3 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (9.86%) Network Security
6 6 (8.45%) SAN
7 5 (7.04%) Firewall
8 1 (1.41%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.63%) DataStage
2 4 (5.63%) DB2
2 4 (5.63%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.82%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.41%) Ingres
5 1 (1.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.86%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) GitLab
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (2.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Unix Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Product Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Products Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) DBA
7 4 (5.63%) Linux Support
7 4 (5.63%) Middleware Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) DB2 DBA
8 3 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.23%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Support Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Junior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) Software Packaging
2 19 (26.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (25.35%) Middleware
4 12 (16.90%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (7.04%) J2EE
6 2 (2.82%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.82%) LAMP
6 2 (2.82%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.41%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (42.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.08%) Mainframe
3 9 (12.68%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (11.27%) Clustering
4 8 (11.27%) DataPower
5 7 (9.86%) Private Cloud
6 4 (5.63%) HACMP
7 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (87.32%) AIX
2 55 (77.46%) Unix
3 48 (67.61%) Linux
4 38 (53.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (42.25%) Windows
6 25 (35.21%) Solaris
7 23 (32.39%) Windows Server
8 12 (16.90%) OS/390
9 10 (14.08%) zOS
10 3 (4.23%) MVS
10 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Configuration Management
1 30 (42.25%) DevOps
2 29 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (38.03%) OO
4 23 (32.39%) Change Control
5 22 (30.99%) ITIL
6 17 (23.94%) Service Delivery
7 16 (22.54%) Problem Management
8 15 (21.13%) Change Management
9 13 (18.31%) Workflow
10 12 (16.90%) High Availability
11 9 (12.68%) Release Management
11 9 (12.68%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (11.27%) Compliance Management
13 6 (8.45%) Open Source
13 6 (8.45%) QMS
13 6 (8.45%) Security Management
14 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
14 5 (7.04%) Quality Management
15 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) Java
2 28 (39.44%) Perl
3 26 (36.62%) SQL
4 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
5 8 (11.27%) Shell Script
5 8 (11.27%) VB
6 5 (7.04%) C
6 5 (7.04%) C++
7 2 (2.82%) Jython
7 2 (2.82%) PHP
7 2 (2.82%) Python
7 2 (2.82%) REXX
7 2 (2.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) JCL
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) RHCE
4 6 (8.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.63%) IBM AIX Certification
6 3 (4.23%) IBM Certification
7 2 (2.82%) Degree
7 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) KVM
2 6 (8.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.04%) Docker
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (5.63%) GPFS
5 2 (2.82%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.82%) Xen
6 1 (1.41%) Firmware
6 1 (1.41%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 29 (40.85%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (40.85%) Puppet
2 6 (8.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (8.45%) Tivoli
3 5 (7.04%) Control-M
4 2 (2.82%) Ansible
4 2 (2.82%) Nagios
4 2 (2.82%) OpenNMS
4 2 (2.82%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.82%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.41%) Legato
5 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.41%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.41%) PureDisk
5 1 (1.41%) Simpana
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) Red Hat
2 38 (53.52%) Oracle
3 32 (45.07%) HP
4 25 (35.21%) Axway
5 20 (28.17%) Sun
6 19 (26.76%) Informatica
6 19 (26.76%) Siebel
7 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
8 9 (12.68%) CA
9 7 (9.86%) Atlassian
10 6 (8.45%) EMC
11 4 (5.63%) Fujitsu
12 2 (2.82%) Google
12 2 (2.82%) Rackspace
12 2 (2.82%) SaltStack
12 2 (2.82%) VMware
13 1 (1.41%) Adobe
13 1 (1.41%) arcserve
13 1 (1.41%) Cisco
13 1 (1.41%) Symantec