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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 67 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 42 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.67% 2.80% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 6.83% 6.96% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 0
Median daily rate £308 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £424 £424
% change year-on-year
-2.76% +0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.44 £31.53
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
IBM
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
615 316 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 53.81% 40.25% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 185 115
Median daily rate £320 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 18
Median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +48.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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
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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for IBM.

1 94 (78.99%) AIX
2 67 (56.30%) Linux
3 64 (53.78%) ITIL
4 63 (52.94%) Red Hat
5 61 (51.26%) Security Cleared
6 59 (49.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (49.58%) Oracle
7 57 (47.90%) Unix
8 56 (47.06%) Service Delivery
9 53 (44.54%) HP
10 44 (36.97%) Solaris
11 41 (34.45%) SC Cleared
12 40 (33.61%) Windows
12 40 (33.61%) Java
13 38 (31.93%) Configuration Management
13 38 (31.93%) WebSphere
13 38 (31.93%) High Availability
14 37 (31.09%) WebSphere Application Server
15 34 (28.57%) Middleware
16 33 (27.73%) Perl
16 33 (27.73%) Windows Server
17 32 (26.89%) WebLogic
18 31 (26.05%) RHCE
19 30 (25.21%) Axway
20 29 (24.37%) Microsoft
20 29 (24.37%) Change Management
21 28 (23.53%) Problem Management
22 27 (22.69%) KVM
22 27 (22.69%) Clustering
22 27 (22.69%) Compliance Management

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 38 (31.93%) WebSphere
2 37 (31.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 32 (26.89%) WebLogic
4 21 (17.65%) MQSeries
4 21 (17.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 21 (17.65%) Tuxedo
5 17 (14.29%) JBoss
6 16 (13.45%) Oracle Application Server
7 14 (11.76%) AquaLogic
8 8 (6.72%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (5.04%) Confluence
9 6 (5.04%) FileNet
10 4 (3.36%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.68%) Apache
11 2 (1.68%) CICS
11 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.84%) CMS
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Office
2 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.84%) InDesign
2 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (12.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 14 (11.76%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.84%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (1.68%) GitHub
2 2 (1.68%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.68%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.33%) SAN
1 23 (19.33%) SSL
2 19 (15.97%) Firewall
2 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.56%) FTP
4 8 (6.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (6.72%) LAN
4 8 (6.72%) LDAP
4 8 (6.72%) Network Security
4 8 (6.72%) VPN
4 8 (6.72%) WAN
5 1 (0.84%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.36%) DataStage
2 4 (3.36%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (2.52%) DB2
4 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.68%) MySQL
4 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.04%) JIRA
3 2 (1.68%) GitLab
3 2 (1.68%) Subversion
3 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (0.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (20.17%) Support Engineer
2 20 (16.81%) Linux Support
3 18 (15.13%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (14.29%) Administrator
5 13 (10.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (10.92%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (10.08%) Unix Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.72%) Linux Support Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Middleware Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Server Support
9 7 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Linux Server Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Server Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Server Support Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Technical Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Backup Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.57%) Middleware
2 22 (18.49%) IBM Integration Bus
3 16 (13.45%) Software Packaging
4 15 (12.61%) J2EE
4 15 (12.61%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (10.08%) ISPF
6 3 (2.52%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.68%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.68%) LAMP
7 2 (1.68%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.68%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.69%) Clustering
2 26 (21.85%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (18.49%) Mainframe
4 21 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
5 9 (7.56%) HACMP
6 8 (6.72%) DataPower
7 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.04%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.68%) AS400
8 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 94 (78.99%) AIX
2 67 (56.30%) Linux
3 59 (49.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 57 (47.90%) Unix
5 44 (36.97%) Solaris
6 40 (33.61%) Windows
7 33 (27.73%) Windows Server
8 22 (18.49%) zOS
9 21 (17.65%) OS/390
10 10 (8.40%) MVS
11 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.52%) HPUX
12 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (53.78%) ITIL
2 56 (47.06%) Service Delivery
3 38 (31.93%) Configuration Management
3 38 (31.93%) High Availability
4 29 (24.37%) Change Management
5 28 (23.53%) Problem Management
6 27 (22.69%) Compliance Management
7 25 (21.01%) Release Management
8 24 (20.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (14.29%) DevOps
11 16 (13.45%) OO
11 16 (13.45%) Security Management
12 14 (11.76%) QMS
13 13 (10.92%) Change Control
14 12 (10.08%) Workflow
15 10 (8.40%) Service Management
16 8 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (6.72%) Incident Management
17 7 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.61%) Java
2 33 (27.73%) Perl
3 21 (17.65%) SQL
4 16 (13.45%) C
5 15 (12.61%) C++
6 14 (11.76%) JCL
7 13 (10.92%) REXX
8 7 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.88%) VB
9 3 (2.52%) Bourne shell
9 3 (2.52%) COBOL
9 3 (2.52%) Korn
9 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.52%) VBScript
10 2 (1.68%) Jython
10 2 (1.68%) PHP
10 2 (1.68%) Python
10 2 (1.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (51.26%) Security Cleared
2 41 (34.45%) SC Cleared
3 31 (26.05%) RHCE
4 19 (15.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (7.56%) IBM AIX Certification
6 7 (5.88%) Degree
6 7 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.68%) AAT
9 1 (0.84%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.85%) SLA
2 7 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (22.69%) KVM
2 21 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (8.40%) Time Sharing Option
4 9 (7.56%) GPFS
5 7 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.52%) Docker
7 3 (2.52%) Firmware
8 2 (1.68%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (1.68%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (1.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (21.01%) EMC NetWorker
2 18 (15.13%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (15.13%) Puppet
3 10 (8.40%) Tivoli
4 6 (5.04%) Control-M
5 4 (3.36%) Legato
5 4 (3.36%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.36%) Simpana
5 4 (3.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.52%) Netcool
6 3 (2.52%) PureDisk
6 3 (2.52%) SCOM
7 2 (1.68%) Ansible
7 2 (1.68%) Nagios
7 2 (1.68%) OpenNMS
7 2 (1.68%) Tivoli NetView
7 2 (1.68%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.68%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.84%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.84%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 63 (52.94%) Red Hat
2 59 (49.58%) Oracle
3 53 (44.54%) HP
4 30 (25.21%) Axway
5 29 (24.37%) Microsoft
6 23 (19.33%) Sun
7 21 (17.65%) EMC
8 19 (15.97%) CA
9 16 (13.45%) Informatica
9 16 (13.45%) Siebel
10 14 (11.76%) ServiceNow
11 13 (10.92%) Fujitsu
12 7 (5.88%) BMC
13 4 (3.36%) CommVault
13 4 (3.36%) Symantec
14 3 (2.52%) arcserve
14 3 (2.52%) SAP
15 2 (1.68%) Google
15 2 (1.68%) Rackspace
15 2 (1.68%) VMware