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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 76 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -11
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.32% 3.23% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% 8.11% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 2
Median daily rate £320 £298 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% -25.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £270 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £400 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
309 259 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 45.37% 39.85% 43.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 184 90
Median daily rate £370 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +15.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £575 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 6
Median hourly rate £21.50 £10.57 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.40% -13.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £9.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £20.10 £14.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for IBM.

1 56 (93.33%) AIX
2 51 (85.00%) Unix
3 43 (71.67%) Linux
4 36 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 33 (55.00%) Oracle
5 33 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (50.00%) HP
6 30 (50.00%) WebSphere
7 29 (48.33%) Configuration Management
7 29 (48.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 29 (48.33%) DevOps
7 29 (48.33%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (46.67%) Puppet
8 28 (46.67%) Java
8 28 (46.67%) OO
8 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (43.33%) Perl
10 25 (41.67%) WebLogic
10 25 (41.67%) Windows
11 24 (40.00%) Change Control
11 24 (40.00%) SQL
11 24 (40.00%) Axway
11 24 (40.00%) Software Packaging
12 22 (36.67%) Solaris
13 20 (33.33%) JBoss
13 20 (33.33%) Siebel
13 20 (33.33%) Informatica
13 20 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
13 20 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager

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 30 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 29 (48.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 25 (41.67%) WebLogic
4 20 (33.33%) JBoss
5 9 (15.00%) MQSeries
6 8 (13.33%) FileNet
6 8 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (11.67%) Confluence
7 7 (11.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (11.67%) Tuxedo
8 4 (6.67%) AquaLogic
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.67%) InDesign
2 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (6.67%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.33%) IaaS
2 2 (3.33%) PaaS
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) SSL
2 15 (25.00%) LDAP
3 8 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.67%) Network Security
5 4 (6.67%) Firewall
6 3 (5.00%) SAN
7 1 (1.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.67%) DB2
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) Ingres
5 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Product Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Products Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) DBA
6 4 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (5.00%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Junior DevOps
8 2 (3.33%) Mainframe Support
8 2 (3.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) Software Packaging
2 20 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (25.00%) Middleware
4 9 (15.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (5.00%) J2EE
6 1 (1.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (48.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.00%) Mainframe
3 8 (13.33%) DataPower
3 8 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (11.67%) Private Cloud
5 4 (6.67%) Clustering
5 4 (6.67%) HACMP
6 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (93.33%) AIX
2 51 (85.00%) Unix
3 43 (71.67%) Linux
4 33 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (41.67%) Windows
6 22 (36.67%) Solaris
7 18 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 9 (15.00%) OS/390
8 9 (15.00%) zOS
9 3 (5.00%) MVS
9 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) Configuration Management
1 29 (48.33%) DevOps
2 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (46.67%) OO
3 24 (40.00%) Change Control
4 14 (23.33%) ITIL
4 14 (23.33%) Problem Management
5 13 (21.67%) Change Management
5 13 (21.67%) Workflow
6 11 (18.33%) Service Delivery
7 8 (13.33%) High Availability
8 7 (11.67%) Release Management
8 7 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (10.00%) Open Source
10 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 5 (8.33%) Quality Management
11 4 (6.67%) Compliance Management
11 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (6.67%) QMS
11 4 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Java
2 26 (43.33%) Perl
3 24 (40.00%) SQL
4 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
5 8 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 8 (13.33%) VB
6 3 (5.00%) C
6 3 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (6.67%) IBM AIX Certification
4 4 (6.67%) RHCE
5 3 (5.00%) IBM Certification
6 2 (3.33%) Degree
6 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) Docker
3 4 (6.67%) GPFS
3 4 (6.67%) KVM
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.67%) Firmware
5 1 (1.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 28 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
1 28 (46.67%) Puppet
2 8 (13.33%) Forum Sentry
3 6 (10.00%) Tivoli
4 5 (8.33%) Control-M
5 3 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.67%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (1.67%) PureDisk
6 1 (1.67%) Simpana
6 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 33 (55.00%) Oracle
3 30 (50.00%) HP
4 24 (40.00%) Axway
5 20 (33.33%) Informatica
5 20 (33.33%) Siebel
6 18 (30.00%) Sun
7 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.00%) CA
9 7 (11.67%) Atlassian
10 3 (5.00%) EMC
11 2 (3.33%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.67%) Adobe
12 1 (1.67%) arcserve
12 1 (1.67%) BMC
12 1 (1.67%) Brocade
12 1 (1.67%) CommVault
12 1 (1.67%) NetApp
12 1 (1.67%) Symantec
12 1 (1.67%) Veritas