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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 41 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.07% 1.85% 6.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 4.29% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 18
Average daily rate
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£285 £425 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £425 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £425 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -36.29%
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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
174 70 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 46.40% 43.21% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 31 69
Average daily rate £345 £363 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% +42.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £280 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £505 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -48.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
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 29 August 2014, 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 19 (70.37%) Red Hat
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
3 13 (48.15%) UNIX
4 12 (44.44%) Oracle
5 11 (40.74%) AIX
5 11 (40.74%) Informatica
6 8 (29.63%) ETL
6 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
6 8 (29.63%) VMware
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
7 6 (22.22%) Middleware
7 6 (22.22%) Service Management
7 6 (22.22%) LAN
7 6 (22.22%) WAN
7 6 (22.22%) VPN
7 6 (22.22%) COBOL
7 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (18.52%) GPFS
8 5 (18.52%) Open Source
8 5 (18.52%) Solaris
8 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
8 5 (18.52%) JBoss
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Siebel
8 5 (18.52%) IBM AIX Certification
8 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (18.52%) Firewall
8 5 (18.52%) HACMP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
2 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (11.11%) FileNet
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) PRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) LAN
1 6 (22.22%) WAN
1 6 (22.22%) VPN
2 5 (18.52%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) LDAP
3 3 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) CA Gen
2 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) UNIX Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) CA Gen Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.70%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Middleware
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) HACMP
1 5 (18.52%) Open Source
2 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
3 3 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (7.41%) iSeries
4 2 (7.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
1 14 (51.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (48.15%) UNIX
3 11 (40.74%) AIX
4 5 (18.52%) Solaris
5 3 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ETL
1 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
2 6 (22.22%) Service Management
3 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) COBOL
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) RPG
4 2 (7.41%) RPG IV
5 1 (3.70%) JCL
5 1 (3.70%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) IBM AIX Certification
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) GPFS
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Red Hat
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle
3 11 (40.74%) Informatica
4 8 (29.63%) VMware
5 5 (18.52%) JBoss
5 5 (18.52%) Siebel
6 4 (14.81%) Axway
7 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
7 3 (11.11%) Sun
7 3 (11.11%) HP
7 3 (11.11%) CA
8 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.70%) Talend