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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 59 44 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Contract jobs citing IBM 16 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.08% 0.54% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 5.14% 1.28% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£320 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £21.73
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.06%
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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
311 156 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.39% 41.94% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 101 30
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £163 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.97% +68.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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
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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 22 (78.57%) AIX
2 20 (71.43%) UNIX
3 19 (67.86%) Java
4 18 (64.29%) Linux
5 16 (57.14%) Perl
6 14 (50.00%) SQL
7 12 (42.86%) Solaris
7 12 (42.86%) WebSphere
8 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
8 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (39.29%) Windows
8 11 (39.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (39.29%) WebLogic
9 10 (35.71%) Oracle
9 10 (35.71%) Change Control
9 10 (35.71%) Axway
10 9 (32.14%) Problem Management
10 9 (32.14%) JBoss
10 9 (32.14%) SSL
10 9 (32.14%) Sun
10 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
10 9 (32.14%) Mainframe
10 9 (32.14%) Change Management
11 8 (28.57%) HP
11 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
11 8 (28.57%) zOS
11 8 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
12 7 (25.00%) Tivoli

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 12 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 11 (39.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (39.29%) WebLogic
3 9 (32.14%) JBoss
4 5 (17.86%) FileNet
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (14.29%) AquaLogic
5 4 (14.29%) Tuxedo
5 4 (14.29%) MQSeries
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (3.57%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) SSL
2 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) LDAP
3 5 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.14%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (3.57%) IDMS
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JMeter
1 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Middleware Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Build Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Report Developer
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (21.43%) Software Packaging
2 6 (21.43%) J2EE
3 5 (17.86%) Middleware
4 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
5 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
5 1 (3.57%) Ajax
5 1 (3.57%) JSTL
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) JSP
5 1 (3.57%) Servlets
5 1 (3.57%) Struts
5 1 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) XSL
5 1 (3.57%) XSLT
5 1 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Mainframe
2 8 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.86%) DataPower
5 3 (10.71%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) AIX
2 20 (71.43%) UNIX
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
4 12 (42.86%) Solaris
5 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (28.57%) zOS
7 4 (14.29%) VME
7 4 (14.29%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Change Control
2 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
2 9 (32.14%) Change Management
2 9 (32.14%) Problem Management
3 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 6 (21.43%) DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Workflow
4 5 (17.86%) Quality Management
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Release Management
5 4 (14.29%) QMS
6 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.71%) Security Management
6 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) MVC
8 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Perl
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) VB
4 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (21.43%) C
5 6 (21.43%) C++
6 4 (14.29%) COBOL
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) JCL
7 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
1 10 (35.71%) Axway
2 9 (32.14%) Sun
3 8 (28.57%) HP
3 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 7 (25.00%) CA
5 6 (21.43%) Informatica
5 6 (21.43%) Siebel
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) Metastorm
6 4 (14.29%) Fujitsu
7 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
8 2 (7.14%) Cognos
9 1 (3.57%) Sybase
9 1 (3.57%) SAP