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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 64 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 42 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.43% 2.39% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 5.87% 5.73% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 5
Median daily rate £265 £320 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £291 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £560 £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
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
715 436 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 58.37% 41.60% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 223 162
Median daily rate £290 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 32 22
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £38.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -4 40 £260 -18.75% 7
Durham - 1 - -
Northumberland - 1 £360 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 84 (76.36%) AIX
2 65 (59.09%) Linux
3 58 (52.73%) Security Cleared
4 57 (51.82%) Red Hat
5 56 (50.91%) ITIL
5 56 (50.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (46.36%) Oracle
6 51 (46.36%) HP
7 49 (44.55%) Unix
8 47 (42.73%) Service Delivery
9 38 (34.55%) Solaris
10 37 (33.64%) Windows
10 37 (33.64%) SC Cleared
11 35 (31.82%) Java
12 32 (29.09%) Perl
12 32 (29.09%) WebSphere
13 31 (28.18%) High Availability
13 31 (28.18%) WebSphere Application Server
14 30 (27.27%) Configuration Management
15 29 (26.36%) Windows Server
16 28 (25.45%) WebLogic
17 27 (24.55%) RHCE
17 27 (24.55%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (24.55%) Axway
18 24 (21.82%) Middleware
18 24 (21.82%) Change Management
18 24 (21.82%) EMC NetWorker
19 23 (20.91%) IBM Mainframe
19 23 (20.91%) KVM
19 23 (20.91%) Clustering

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 32 (29.09%) WebSphere
2 31 (28.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 28 (25.45%) WebLogic
4 17 (15.45%) JBoss
5 15 (13.64%) MQSeries
5 15 (13.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 15 (13.64%) Tuxedo
6 13 (11.82%) Oracle Application Server
7 11 (10.00%) AquaLogic
8 7 (6.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (5.45%) Confluence
10 5 (4.55%) FileNet
11 4 (3.64%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.82%) Apache
12 2 (1.82%) CICS
12 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.91%) CMS
13 1 (0.91%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Office
2 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.91%) InDesign
2 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (11.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (10.00%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.91%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (1.82%) GitHub
2 2 (1.82%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.82%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) SAN
1 21 (19.09%) TCP/IP
2 20 (18.18%) SSL
3 17 (15.45%) Firewall
4 10 (9.09%) FTP
5 8 (7.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (7.27%) LAN
5 8 (7.27%) LDAP
5 8 (7.27%) Network Security
5 8 (7.27%) VPN
5 8 (7.27%) WAN
6 1 (0.91%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.64%) DataStage
2 4 (3.64%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.82%) DB2
3 2 (1.82%) MySQL
3 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.45%) JIRA
3 2 (1.82%) GitLab
3 2 (1.82%) Subversion
3 2 (1.82%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (0.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 18 (16.36%) Administrator
2 18 (16.36%) Linux Support
3 16 (14.55%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (7.27%) Linux Support Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Server Support
8 8 (7.27%) Unix Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Middleware Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Backup Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Linux Server Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Server Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
12 4 (3.64%) Mainframe Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) Middleware
2 16 (14.55%) IBM Integration Bus
3 15 (13.64%) Software Packaging
4 13 (11.82%) J2EE
4 13 (11.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (10.91%) ISPF
6 3 (2.73%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.82%) LAMP
7 2 (1.82%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.55%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (20.91%) Clustering
2 23 (20.91%) IBM Mainframe
2 23 (20.91%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.27%) DataPower
4 6 (5.45%) HACMP
5 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.64%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.82%) AS400
7 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 84 (76.36%) AIX
2 65 (59.09%) Linux
3 56 (50.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (44.55%) Unix
5 38 (34.55%) Solaris
6 37 (33.64%) Windows
7 29 (26.36%) Windows Server
8 23 (20.91%) zOS
9 15 (13.64%) OS/390
10 10 (9.09%) MVS
11 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.73%) HPUX
12 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.91%) ITIL
2 47 (42.73%) Service Delivery
3 31 (28.18%) High Availability
4 30 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 24 (21.82%) Change Management
6 23 (20.91%) Compliance Management
7 22 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (17.27%) Release Management
9 18 (16.36%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (14.55%) DevOps
10 16 (14.55%) OO
11 14 (12.73%) Change Control
12 12 (10.91%) Security Management
12 12 (10.91%) Workflow
13 10 (9.09%) QMS
13 10 (9.09%) Service Management
14 9 (8.18%) Incident Management
15 7 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
16 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.82%) Java
2 32 (29.09%) Perl
3 21 (19.09%) SQL
4 15 (13.64%) JCL
5 14 (12.73%) C
6 13 (11.82%) C++
6 13 (11.82%) REXX
7 9 (8.18%) Shell Script
8 8 (7.27%) VB
9 4 (3.64%) Korn
10 3 (2.73%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.73%) COBOL
10 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.73%) VBScript
11 2 (1.82%) Jython
11 2 (1.82%) PHP
11 2 (1.82%) Python
11 2 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (52.73%) Security Cleared
2 37 (33.64%) SC Cleared
3 27 (24.55%) RHCE
4 19 (17.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (6.36%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.45%) IBM AIX Certification
7 5 (4.55%) Degree
8 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.82%) AAT
10 1 (0.91%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.00%) SLA
2 7 (6.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) KVM
2 19 (17.27%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
4 8 (7.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
5 6 (5.45%) GPFS
6 4 (3.64%) Docker
7 3 (2.73%) Firmware
8 2 (1.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (1.82%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (21.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 18 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (16.36%) Puppet
3 12 (10.91%) Tivoli
4 7 (6.36%) Control-M
5 5 (4.55%) Legato
5 5 (4.55%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.55%) Simpana
5 5 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (3.64%) PureDisk
7 3 (2.73%) Netcool
7 3 (2.73%) SCOM
8 2 (1.82%) Ansible
8 2 (1.82%) Nagios
8 2 (1.82%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.82%) Tivoli NetView
8 2 (1.82%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.82%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.91%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 57 (51.82%) Red Hat
2 51 (46.36%) HP
2 51 (46.36%) Oracle
3 27 (24.55%) Axway
4 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
5 21 (19.09%) CA
5 21 (19.09%) Sun
6 19 (17.27%) EMC
7 16 (14.55%) Informatica
7 16 (14.55%) Siebel
8 14 (12.73%) ServiceNow
9 11 (10.00%) Fujitsu
10 7 (6.36%) BMC
11 5 (4.55%) CommVault
11 5 (4.55%) Symantec
12 4 (3.64%) arcserve
13 3 (2.73%) SAP
14 2 (1.82%) Google
14 2 (1.82%) Rackspace
14 2 (1.82%) VMware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago