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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 54 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing IBM 40 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.03% 1.77% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 6.70% 4.38% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 5
Median daily rate £260 £425 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% +88.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £295 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £525 £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.72 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -12.22%
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
597 297 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 60.12% 40.52% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 160 118
Median daily rate £285 £340 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% -0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £258 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £570 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 25 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +48.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 80 (76.92%) AIX
2 62 (59.62%) Linux
3 56 (53.85%) ITIL
3 56 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 55 (52.88%) Red Hat
5 54 (51.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (48.08%) HP
6 50 (48.08%) Oracle
7 47 (45.19%) Unix
8 46 (44.23%) Service Delivery
9 37 (35.58%) SC Cleared
10 35 (33.65%) Solaris
11 34 (32.69%) Windows
12 32 (30.77%) Java
13 31 (29.81%) High Availability
14 30 (28.85%) WebSphere
14 30 (28.85%) WebSphere Application Server
15 29 (27.88%) Perl
16 28 (26.92%) Configuration Management
17 27 (25.96%) WebLogic
17 27 (25.96%) RHCE
17 27 (25.96%) Windows Server
18 26 (25.00%) Axway
19 25 (24.04%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (23.08%) Middleware
21 23 (22.12%) Change Management
21 23 (22.12%) Clustering
21 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
21 23 (22.12%) KVM
21 23 (22.12%) EMC NetWorker

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 (28.85%) WebSphere
1 30 (28.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 27 (25.96%) WebLogic
3 16 (15.38%) JBoss
4 15 (14.42%) MQSeries
4 15 (14.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 15 (14.42%) Tuxedo
5 13 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
6 11 (10.58%) AquaLogic
7 6 (5.77%) Confluence
7 6 (5.77%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (3.85%) FileNet
8 4 (3.85%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.92%) Apache
9 2 (1.92%) CICS
9 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.96%) CMS
10 1 (0.96%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Office
2 1 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.96%) InDesign
2 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (11.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (10.58%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.96%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (1.92%) GitHub
2 2 (1.92%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.92%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.19%) SAN
2 19 (18.27%) TCP/IP
3 18 (17.31%) SSL
4 16 (15.38%) Firewall
5 9 (8.65%) FTP
6 8 (7.69%) LAN
6 8 (7.69%) VPN
6 8 (7.69%) WAN
7 6 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (5.77%) LDAP
7 6 (5.77%) Network Security
8 1 (0.96%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.85%) DataStage
2 4 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.92%) DB2
3 2 (1.92%) MySQL
3 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.77%) JIRA
3 2 (1.92%) GitLab
3 2 (1.92%) Subversion
3 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (0.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Support Engineer
2 18 (17.31%) Linux Support
3 17 (16.35%) Administrator
4 16 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (9.62%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Server Support
8 8 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Middleware Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Linux Server Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Server Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Server Support Engineer
12 4 (3.85%) Analyst
12 4 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.08%) Middleware
2 16 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
3 13 (12.50%) J2EE
3 13 (12.50%) Software Packaging
4 12 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (10.58%) ISPF
6 3 (2.88%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.92%) LAMP
7 2 (1.92%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.04%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (22.12%) Clustering
3 21 (20.19%) IBM Mainframe
3 21 (20.19%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.77%) DataPower
4 6 (5.77%) HACMP
5 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.88%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) AS400
7 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (76.92%) AIX
2 62 (59.62%) Linux
3 54 (51.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (45.19%) Unix
5 35 (33.65%) Solaris
6 34 (32.69%) Windows
7 27 (25.96%) Windows Server
8 21 (20.19%) zOS
9 15 (14.42%) OS/390
10 9 (8.65%) MVS
11 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.88%) HPUX
12 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.85%) ITIL
2 46 (44.23%) Service Delivery
3 31 (29.81%) High Availability
4 28 (26.92%) Configuration Management
5 23 (22.12%) Change Management
5 23 (22.12%) Compliance Management
6 22 (21.15%) Problem Management
7 19 (18.27%) Release Management
8 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (17.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (14.42%) OO
10 14 (13.46%) DevOps
11 12 (11.54%) Change Control
11 12 (11.54%) Security Management
12 10 (9.62%) QMS
12 10 (9.62%) Service Management
12 10 (9.62%) Workflow
13 9 (8.65%) Incident Management
14 7 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (4.81%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.77%) Java
2 29 (27.88%) Perl
3 18 (17.31%) SQL
4 14 (13.46%) C
4 14 (13.46%) JCL
5 13 (12.50%) C++
6 12 (11.54%) REXX
7 7 (6.73%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.73%) VB
8 3 (2.88%) Bourne shell
8 3 (2.88%) COBOL
8 3 (2.88%) Korn
8 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.88%) VBScript
9 2 (1.92%) Jython
9 2 (1.92%) PHP
9 2 (1.92%) Python
9 2 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 37 (35.58%) SC Cleared
3 27 (25.96%) RHCE
4 19 (18.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (6.73%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.77%) IBM AIX Certification
7 5 (4.81%) Degree
8 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.92%) AAT
10 1 (0.96%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.15%) SLA
2 7 (6.73%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (22.12%) KVM
2 19 (18.27%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (8.65%) Time Sharing Option
4 7 (6.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (5.77%) GPFS
6 5 (4.81%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.88%) Docker
7 3 (2.88%) Firmware
8 2 (1.92%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (1.92%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (22.12%) EMC NetWorker
2 17 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (16.35%) Puppet
3 10 (9.62%) Tivoli
4 6 (5.77%) Control-M
5 4 (3.85%) Legato
5 4 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.85%) Simpana
5 4 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.88%) Netcool
6 3 (2.88%) PureDisk
6 3 (2.88%) SCOM
7 2 (1.92%) Ansible
7 2 (1.92%) Nagios
7 2 (1.92%) OpenNMS
7 2 (1.92%) Tivoli NetView
7 2 (1.92%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.92%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.96%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 55 (52.88%) Red Hat
2 50 (48.08%) HP
2 50 (48.08%) Oracle
3 26 (25.00%) Axway
4 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
5 19 (18.27%) EMC
6 18 (17.31%) CA
6 18 (17.31%) Sun
7 15 (14.42%) Informatica
7 15 (14.42%) Siebel
8 14 (13.46%) ServiceNow
9 11 (10.58%) Fujitsu
10 6 (5.77%) BMC
11 4 (3.85%) CommVault
11 4 (3.85%) Symantec
12 3 (2.88%) arcserve
12 3 (2.88%) SAP
13 2 (1.92%) Google
13 2 (1.92%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.92%) VMware