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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 59 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.52% 4.29% 2.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 7.78% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.69 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -15.65%
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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
262 90 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 45.02% 55.21% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 52 52
Average daily rate £350 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £469 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.90% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 November 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 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) COBOL
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (28.57%) HACMP
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) PRMS
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) AS400
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) IBM AIX Certification
3 2 (28.57%) RPG
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) Siebel
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) PRMS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) CA Gen Developer
2 1 (14.29%) AS400 Support
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Support
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) HACMP
1 2 (28.57%) AS400
1 2 (28.57%) iSeries
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) COBOL
2 2 (28.57%) RPG
2 2 (28.57%) RPG IV
3 1 (14.29%) RPG/400
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) GPFS
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Siebel
2 2 (28.57%) Axway
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) CA