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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 52 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 15 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.23% 3.61% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 7.79% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
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£348 £260 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.65% -38.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.25 £24.05
% change year-on-year
-15.20% +29.96%
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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
225 154 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.38% 46.39% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 111 31
Average daily rate £291 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +143.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.65 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £41.25 £10.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 14 (63.64%) Linux
1 14 (63.64%) AIX
2 13 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (54.55%) UNIX
4 11 (50.00%) JBoss
5 10 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
6 9 (40.91%) Java
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
7 8 (36.36%) Perl
7 8 (36.36%) Oracle
7 8 (36.36%) Informatica
7 8 (36.36%) Siebel
7 8 (36.36%) Axway
7 8 (36.36%) Software Packaging
7 8 (36.36%) Change Control
7 8 (36.36%) DevOps
7 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (31.82%) DataPower
8 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
9 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (22.73%) FileNet
10 5 (22.73%) Workflow
10 5 (22.73%) Private Cloud
10 5 (22.73%) SSL
10 5 (22.73%) Sun

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (50.00%) JBoss
2 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
3 9 (40.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
4 5 (22.73%) FileNet
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) TPMS
6 1 (4.55%) Alfresco
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LDAP
1 5 (22.73%) SSL
1 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (13.64%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) OLAP
3 2 (9.09%) Cognos Transformer
3 2 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (4.55%) IDMS
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
1 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Report Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (36.36%) Software Packaging
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) Servlets
4 1 (4.55%) Struts
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) XSL
4 1 (4.55%) XSLT
4 1 (4.55%) XHTML
4 1 (4.55%) J2SE
4 1 (4.55%) JMS
4 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) DataPower
3 5 (22.73%) Private Cloud
4 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
5 2 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) AIX
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (54.55%) UNIX
4 4 (18.18%) VME
5 2 (9.09%) zOS
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Change Control
1 8 (36.36%) DevOps
2 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Workflow
5 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Content Management
7 1 (4.55%) Document Management
7 1 (4.55%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) COBOL
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) JCL
5 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 8 (36.36%) Informatica
2 8 (36.36%) Axway
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Siebel
3 5 (22.73%) Sun
4 4 (18.18%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
5 3 (13.64%) Cognos
6 1 (4.55%) OpenText
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) Sybase
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
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