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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 26 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.33% - 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 11.69% - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -35.48%
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
77 78 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 28.52% 43.09% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 35
Average daily rate £275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.20 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £41.40 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
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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 - 7 £350 -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Maximo
3 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
3 4 (26.67%) Stress Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) zOS
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) HTTP
5 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Mainframe Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus Notes Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Domino Developer
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior UNIX Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) AIX Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) JDBC
3 1 (6.67%) JSP
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XSD
3 1 (6.67%) XSLT
3 1 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) zOS
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Stress Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas
2 1 (6.67%) Lotus
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle