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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / North East
Rank 80 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM 13 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.44% 2.72% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 6.78% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 16
Median daily rate £320 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
426 354 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 47.07% 40.09% 47.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 235 177
Median daily rate £363 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 14
Median hourly rate £22.50 £11.04 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.89% -25.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.46 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.65 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -26 11 £320 +7.56%
Durham - 1 £450 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 58 (84.06%) AIX
2 53 (76.81%) Unix
3 48 (69.57%) Linux
4 40 (57.97%) Red Hat
5 38 (55.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (52.17%) Oracle
7 33 (47.83%) DevOps
8 32 (46.38%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (46.38%) WebSphere
8 32 (46.38%) HP
8 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (44.93%) Puppet
10 30 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
10 30 (43.48%) Configuration Management
10 30 (43.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 30 (43.48%) OO
11 29 (42.03%) Java
12 27 (39.13%) WebLogic
13 26 (37.68%) Perl
13 26 (37.68%) Windows
13 26 (37.68%) Software Packaging
14 25 (36.23%) Axway
15 24 (34.78%) Change Control
15 24 (34.78%) SQL
16 22 (31.88%) JBoss
16 22 (31.88%) Solaris
17 21 (30.43%) Informatica
17 21 (30.43%) Siebel
17 21 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
17 21 (30.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager

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 (46.38%) WebSphere
2 30 (43.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (39.13%) WebLogic
4 22 (31.88%) JBoss
5 9 (13.04%) MQSeries
5 9 (13.04%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (11.59%) Confluence
6 8 (11.59%) FileNet
7 7 (10.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (10.14%) Tuxedo
8 4 (5.80%) AquaLogic
8 4 (5.80%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.45%) Apache
9 1 (1.45%) CICS
9 1 (1.45%) Jetty
9 1 (1.45%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.45%) nginx
9 1 (1.45%) SAS
9 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.45%) InDesign
2 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (30.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (5.80%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) OpenShift
2 3 (4.35%) IaaS
2 3 (4.35%) PaaS
2 3 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.45%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) SSL
2 15 (21.74%) LDAP
3 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (10.14%) Network Security
6 4 (5.80%) Firewall
7 3 (4.35%) SAN
8 1 (1.45%) DHCP
8 1 (1.45%) DNS
8 1 (1.45%) FTP
8 1 (1.45%) HTTP
8 1 (1.45%) IPsec
8 1 (1.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.25%) DB2
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) Adabas
5 1 (1.45%) DataStage
5 1 (1.45%) Ingres
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) JIRA
3 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (11.59%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Product Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Products Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) DBA
6 4 (5.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Support Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) Software Packaging
2 21 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (21.74%) Middleware
4 9 (13.04%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (5.80%) J2EE
6 2 (2.90%) .NET
7 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.45%) ISPF
7 1 (1.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 32 (46.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (17.39%) Mainframe
3 8 (11.59%) DataPower
3 8 (11.59%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (10.14%) Private Cloud
5 4 (5.80%) Clustering
5 4 (5.80%) HACMP
6 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.90%) EFT
8 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 58 (84.06%) AIX
2 53 (76.81%) Unix
3 48 (69.57%) Linux
4 38 (55.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (37.68%) Windows
6 22 (31.88%) Solaris
7 18 (26.09%) Windows Server
8 10 (14.49%) zOS
9 9 (13.04%) OS/390
10 3 (4.35%) MVS
10 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) DevOps
2 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (43.48%) Configuration Management
3 30 (43.48%) OO
4 24 (34.78%) Change Control
5 15 (21.74%) ITIL
6 14 (20.29%) Change Management
6 14 (20.29%) Problem Management
6 14 (20.29%) Workflow
7 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
8 9 (13.04%) High Availability
9 8 (11.59%) Open Source
10 7 (10.14%) Release Management
10 7 (10.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
11 5 (7.25%) Quality Management
12 4 (5.80%) Compliance Management
12 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (5.80%) QMS
12 4 (5.80%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) Java
2 26 (37.68%) Perl
3 24 (34.78%) SQL
4 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
5 8 (11.59%) Shell Script
5 8 (11.59%) VB
6 3 (4.35%) C
6 3 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (2.90%) COBOL
7 2 (2.90%) REXX
8 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.80%) IBM AIX Certification
4 4 (5.80%) RHCE
5 3 (4.35%) IBM Certification
6 2 (2.90%) Degree
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) Docker
3 4 (5.80%) GPFS
3 4 (5.80%) KVM
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.45%) Firmware
5 1 (1.45%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (44.93%) Puppet
2 30 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (11.59%) Forum Sentry
4 6 (8.70%) Tivoli
5 5 (7.25%) Control-M
6 3 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.45%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (1.45%) PureDisk
7 1 (1.45%) Simpana
7 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (57.97%) Red Hat
2 36 (52.17%) Oracle
3 32 (46.38%) HP
4 25 (36.23%) Axway
5 21 (30.43%) Informatica
5 21 (30.43%) Siebel
6 18 (26.09%) Sun
7 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
8 9 (13.04%) CA
9 8 (11.59%) Atlassian
10 3 (4.35%) EMC
11 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.45%) Adobe
12 1 (1.45%) Brocade
12 1 (1.45%) Capita
12 1 (1.45%) CommVault
12 1 (1.45%) Google
12 1 (1.45%) Infor
12 1 (1.45%) NetApp
12 1 (1.45%) Veritas