The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 30 July 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 65 58 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing IBM 56 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.87% 2.47% 2.47%
As % of the Vendors category 6.39% 7.03% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 10
Median daily rate £260 £348 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.17% +33.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £251 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £558 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £28.97 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+8.73% -7.29%
IBM
England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
876 327 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 60.50% 35.16% 47.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 158 156
Median daily rate £285 £300 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 29 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.94 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in the North East

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

IBM
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -5 54 £256 -26.25% 8
Durham - 1 - -
Northumberland - 1 £360 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for IBM.

1 83 (76.85%) AIX
2 60 (55.56%) Linux
3 58 (53.70%) Red Hat
3 58 (53.70%) Security Cleared
4 53 (49.07%) ITIL
5 51 (47.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (46.30%) Unix
7 49 (45.37%) HP
8 47 (43.52%) Oracle
9 43 (39.81%) Service Delivery
10 40 (37.04%) Solaris
11 37 (34.26%) SC Cleared
12 34 (31.48%) Windows
13 33 (30.56%) Configuration Management
14 32 (29.63%) Java
14 32 (29.63%) High Availability
15 31 (28.70%) Perl
16 30 (27.78%) WebSphere
17 29 (26.85%) WebSphere Application Server
18 27 (25.00%) WebLogic
19 26 (24.07%) Middleware
19 26 (24.07%) Axway
20 25 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (23.15%) Windows Server
21 24 (22.22%) RHCE
22 23 (21.30%) zOS
22 23 (21.30%) Change Management
22 23 (21.30%) Mainframe
23 22 (20.37%) SAN
23 22 (20.37%) CA

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 29 (26.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 17 (15.74%) JBoss
5 13 (12.04%) MQSeries
5 13 (12.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (12.04%) Tuxedo
6 12 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
7 10 (9.26%) AquaLogic
8 7 (6.48%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (5.56%) Confluence
10 5 (4.63%) FileNet
11 2 (1.85%) CICS
11 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.93%) CMS
12 1 (0.93%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (12.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 10 (9.26%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.93%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.37%) SAN
2 20 (18.52%) Firewall
2 20 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 19 (17.59%) SSL
4 12 (11.11%) LAN
4 12 (11.11%) VPN
4 12 (11.11%) WAN
5 10 (9.26%) FTP
6 8 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (7.41%) LDAP
6 8 (7.41%) Network Security
7 3 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.93%) FCoE
8 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) CA Gen
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.93%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (0.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 16 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (14.81%) Linux Support
3 14 (12.96%) Administrator
3 14 (12.96%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
5 11 (10.19%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (7.41%) Linux Support Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Server Support
8 7 (6.48%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Backup Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Linux Server Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Middleware Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Server Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Server Support Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.07%) Middleware
2 15 (13.89%) IBM Integration Bus
2 15 (13.89%) Software Packaging
3 13 (12.04%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (11.11%) ISPF
4 12 (11.11%) J2EE
5 3 (2.78%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (21.30%) Mainframe
3 22 (20.37%) IBM Mainframe
4 20 (18.52%) Clustering
5 10 (9.26%) HACMP
6 9 (8.33%) DataPower
7 7 (6.48%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.70%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.78%) EMC VNX
9 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.85%) AS400
11 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (76.85%) AIX
2 60 (55.56%) Linux
3 51 (47.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (46.30%) Unix
5 40 (37.04%) Solaris
6 34 (31.48%) Windows
7 25 (23.15%) Windows Server
8 23 (21.30%) zOS
9 13 (12.04%) OS/390
10 10 (9.26%) MVS
11 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.78%) HPUX
12 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.07%) ITIL
2 43 (39.81%) Service Delivery
3 33 (30.56%) Configuration Management
4 32 (29.63%) High Availability
5 23 (21.30%) Change Management
6 21 (19.44%) Problem Management
7 18 (16.67%) Release Management
8 17 (15.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (14.81%) OO
10 15 (13.89%) Workflow
11 14 (12.96%) Change Control
11 14 (12.96%) DevOps
11 14 (12.96%) Service Management
12 11 (10.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (10.19%) Security Management
13 9 (8.33%) Incident Management
13 9 (8.33%) QMS
14 8 (7.41%) ITIL V3
14 8 (7.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.63%) Java
2 31 (28.70%) Perl
3 19 (17.59%) SQL
4 15 (13.89%) JCL
5 13 (12.04%) C
6 12 (11.11%) C++
6 12 (11.11%) REXX
7 9 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 8 (7.41%) VB
9 4 (3.70%) COBOL
9 4 (3.70%) Korn
10 3 (2.78%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (53.70%) Security Cleared
2 37 (34.26%) SC Cleared
3 24 (22.22%) RHCE
4 20 (18.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (9.26%) IBM AIX Certification
6 7 (6.48%) Degree
6 7 (6.48%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.85%) AAT
9 1 (0.93%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.59%) SLA
2 7 (6.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (18.52%) KVM
2 17 (15.74%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (9.26%) GPFS
3 10 (9.26%) Time Sharing Option
4 8 (7.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
6 4 (3.70%) Docker
7 3 (2.78%) Firmware
7 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (1.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (20.37%) EMC NetWorker
2 16 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (14.81%) Puppet
3 12 (11.11%) Tivoli
4 8 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (6.48%) Control-M
6 5 (4.63%) Legato
6 5 (4.63%) NetBackup
6 5 (4.63%) Simpana
7 4 (3.70%) PureDisk
8 3 (2.78%) Netcool
8 3 (2.78%) SCOM
9 2 (1.85%) Tivoli NetView
10 1 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 58 (53.70%) Red Hat
2 49 (45.37%) HP
3 47 (43.52%) Oracle
4 26 (24.07%) Axway
5 22 (20.37%) CA
6 20 (18.52%) EMC
6 20 (18.52%) Sun
7 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 16 (14.81%) Informatica
8 16 (14.81%) Siebel
9 14 (12.96%) ServiceNow
10 10 (9.26%) Fujitsu
11 7 (6.48%) BMC
12 5 (4.63%) CommVault
12 5 (4.63%) Symantec
13 4 (3.70%) arcserve
14 3 (2.78%) Cisco
14 3 (2.78%) SAP
14 3 (2.78%) VMware
15 1 (0.93%) Lotus
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