The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 22 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 5.38% 0.61% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 12.77% 1.33% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £413 £700 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.07% +677.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +100.00%
IBM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Vendors Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
94 75 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 42.15% 45.45% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 20
Average daily rate £400 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £650 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 20
Average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £24.91 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Norfolk region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Norfolk region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich 0 10 £335 -52.14%
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 13 (76.47%) Mainframe
2 11 (64.71%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) DB2
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) COBOL
5 7 (41.18%) Tivoli NetView
5 7 (41.18%) JCL
5 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 7 (41.18%) CICS
5 7 (41.18%) zOS
5 7 (41.18%) MVS
5 7 (41.18%) assyst
5 7 (41.18%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (41.18%) ISPF
5 7 (41.18%) AS400
5 7 (41.18%) Workflow
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL V3
5 7 (41.18%) High Availability
5 7 (41.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
6 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) AIX
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (11.76%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) Windows

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 7 (41.18%) CICS
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) assyst
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Metrics Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) ISPF
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Mainframe
2 11 (64.71%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (41.18%) AS400
4 1 (5.88%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) MVS
1 7 (41.18%) zOS
2 3 (17.65%) AIX
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) HPUX
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) High Availability
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL V3
2 7 (41.18%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
2 7 (41.18%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) COBOL
1 7 (41.18%) JCL
2 2 (11.76%) C
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) CISA
3 1 (5.88%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) CRISC
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
1 7 (41.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Tivoli NetView
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) VMware