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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 59 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing IBM 47 33 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.46% 2.97% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 6.46% 7.02% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 0
Median daily rate £308 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £423 £424
% change year-on-year
-4.14% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.44 £31.53
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
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
727 470 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 53.53% 42.34% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 253 166
Median daily rate £320 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £272 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £560 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 36 32
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.90 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 September 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 September 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 -13 45 £305 -4.68% 5
Durham +5 1 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 99 (77.34%) AIX
2 70 (54.69%) Linux
3 66 (51.56%) Red Hat
4 65 (50.78%) ITIL
5 64 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 61 (47.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (47.66%) Oracle
7 60 (46.88%) Unix
8 57 (44.53%) Service Delivery
9 54 (42.19%) HP
10 48 (37.50%) Solaris
11 43 (33.59%) Windows
12 42 (32.81%) Java
13 41 (32.03%) SC Cleared
14 40 (31.25%) High Availability
14 40 (31.25%) WebSphere
14 40 (31.25%) Configuration Management
15 38 (29.69%) WebSphere Application Server
16 35 (27.34%) Perl
16 35 (27.34%) Middleware
16 35 (27.34%) Windows Server
17 34 (26.56%) WebLogic
18 31 (24.22%) RHCE
18 31 (24.22%) Change Management
18 31 (24.22%) Axway
19 29 (22.66%) Microsoft
19 29 (22.66%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (21.88%) Problem Management
21 27 (21.09%) KVM
21 27 (21.09%) 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 40 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 38 (29.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 34 (26.56%) WebLogic
4 21 (16.41%) MQSeries
4 21 (16.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 21 (16.41%) Tuxedo
5 18 (14.06%) JBoss
6 16 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 14 (10.94%) AquaLogic
8 9 (7.03%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (4.69%) Confluence
9 6 (4.69%) FileNet
10 4 (3.13%) OpenStack
11 3 (2.34%) CICS
12 2 (1.56%) Apache
12 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.78%) CMS
13 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.78%) SAS
13 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.78%) InDesign
2 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 14 (10.94%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.78%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.56%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (1.56%) GitHub
2 2 (1.56%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.56%) Linode
3 1 (0.78%) IaaS
3 1 (0.78%) PaaS
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.75%) SSL
2 23 (17.97%) SAN
3 21 (16.41%) Firewall
3 21 (16.41%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.81%) FTP
5 9 (7.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (7.03%) LDAP
5 9 (7.03%) Network Security
6 8 (6.25%) LAN
6 8 (6.25%) VPN
6 8 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.13%) DataStage
2 4 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (2.34%) DB2
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.56%) MySQL
4 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.78%) Adabas
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.69%) JIRA
3 2 (1.56%) GitLab
3 2 (1.56%) Subversion
3 2 (1.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (0.78%) Finance
1 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (20.31%) Support Engineer
2 20 (15.63%) Linux Support
3 18 (14.06%) Administrator
3 18 (14.06%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (11.72%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (10.16%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (10.16%) Unix Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Server Support
8 6 (4.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Backup Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Linux Server Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Server Support Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.34%) Middleware
2 22 (17.19%) IBM Integration Bus
3 18 (14.06%) Software Packaging
4 16 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (11.72%) J2EE
6 13 (10.16%) ISPF
7 3 (2.34%) Regular Expression
8 2 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.56%) LAMP
8 2 (1.56%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.66%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (21.09%) Clustering
3 25 (19.53%) Mainframe
4 23 (17.97%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (7.81%) HACMP
6 9 (7.03%) DataPower
7 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.69%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.56%) AS400
8 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 99 (77.34%) AIX
2 70 (54.69%) Linux
3 61 (47.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 60 (46.88%) Unix
5 48 (37.50%) Solaris
6 43 (33.59%) Windows
7 35 (27.34%) Windows Server
8 25 (19.53%) zOS
9 21 (16.41%) OS/390
10 11 (8.59%) MVS
11 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.34%) HPUX
12 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.78%) ITIL
2 57 (44.53%) Service Delivery
3 40 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 40 (31.25%) High Availability
4 31 (24.22%) Change Management
5 28 (21.88%) Problem Management
6 27 (21.09%) Compliance Management
7 25 (19.53%) Release Management
8 24 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (15.63%) DevOps
11 17 (13.28%) OO
12 16 (12.50%) Security Management
13 14 (10.94%) Change Control
13 14 (10.94%) QMS
13 14 (10.94%) Workflow
14 10 (7.81%) Service Management
15 9 (7.03%) Open Source
16 8 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.81%) Java
2 35 (27.34%) Perl
3 23 (17.97%) SQL
4 16 (12.50%) C
5 15 (11.72%) C++
5 15 (11.72%) JCL
5 15 (11.72%) REXX
6 9 (7.03%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.25%) VB
8 4 (3.13%) COBOL
8 4 (3.13%) Korn
9 3 (2.34%) Bourne shell
9 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.34%) VBScript
10 2 (1.56%) Jython
10 2 (1.56%) PHP
10 2 (1.56%) Python
10 2 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (32.03%) SC Cleared
3 31 (24.22%) RHCE
4 20 (15.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (7.81%) IBM AIX Certification
6 7 (5.47%) Degree
6 7 (5.47%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.56%) AAT
9 1 (0.78%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.31%) SLA
2 8 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (21.09%) KVM
2 21 (16.41%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (8.59%) Time Sharing Option
4 10 (7.81%) GPFS
5 8 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (4.69%) Active Directory
7 4 (3.13%) Docker
8 3 (2.34%) Firmware
9 2 (1.56%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 2 (1.56%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (20.31%) EMC NetWorker
2 19 (14.84%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (14.84%) Puppet
3 12 (9.38%) Tivoli
4 7 (5.47%) Control-M
5 5 (3.91%) Legato
5 5 (3.91%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.91%) Simpana
5 5 (3.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (3.13%) PureDisk
7 3 (2.34%) Netcool
7 3 (2.34%) SCOM
8 2 (1.56%) Ansible
8 2 (1.56%) Nagios
8 2 (1.56%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.56%) Tivoli NetView
8 2 (1.56%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.56%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.78%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 66 (51.56%) Red Hat
2 61 (47.66%) Oracle
3 54 (42.19%) HP
4 31 (24.22%) Axway
5 29 (22.66%) Microsoft
6 25 (19.53%) Sun
7 22 (17.19%) CA
8 21 (16.41%) EMC
9 17 (13.28%) Informatica
9 17 (13.28%) Siebel
10 14 (10.94%) ServiceNow
11 13 (10.16%) Fujitsu
12 8 (6.25%) BMC
13 5 (3.91%) CommVault
13 5 (3.91%) Symantec
14 4 (3.13%) arcserve
15 3 (2.34%) SAP
16 2 (1.56%) Google
16 2 (1.56%) Rackspace
16 2 (1.56%) VMware
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