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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 48 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.80% 3.28% 3.09%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 6.25% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£345 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +20.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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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
233 96 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 46.32% 52.46% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 55 48
Average daily rate £360 £290 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £469 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (40.00%) HACMP
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) IBM AIX Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) GPFS
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (20.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DataPower
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (20.00%) PRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) AS400 Support
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) HACMP
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) DataPower
2 1 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) RPG IV
1 1 (20.00%) COBOL
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) GPFS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Axway
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica
2 1 (20.00%) Siebel
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle