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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 44 42 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Contract jobs citing IBM 18 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.67% 4.36% 6.45%
As % of the Vendors category 6.10% 7.90% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 14
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£300 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £249 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -24.52%
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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
295 329 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 43.77% 55.11% 51.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 201 69
Average daily rate £357 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 14
Average hourly rate £11.86 £14.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear +5 18 £300 +6.19% 3
Northumberland - - - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
2 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) FTP
3 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2000
3 14 (42.42%) VB
3 14 (42.42%) .NET
3 14 (42.42%) Manufacturing
3 14 (42.42%) VB6
3 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (36.36%) AIX
5 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 10 (30.30%) Linux
6 10 (30.30%) JBoss
6 10 (30.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (21.21%) Apache
7 7 (21.21%) LDAP
7 7 (21.21%) Tivoli
7 7 (21.21%) Open Source
8 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
8 5 (15.15%) UNIX
8 5 (15.15%) QA
9 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (9.09%) Informatica
10 3 (9.09%) Siebel
10 3 (9.09%) Solaris
10 3 (9.09%) WebLogic

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 10 (30.30%) JBoss
2 10 (30.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (21.21%) Apache
4 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Documentum
5 1 (3.03%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) FTP
2 7 (21.21%) LDAP
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2000
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (42.42%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Programmer
1 14 (42.42%) VB Programmer
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Report Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (3.03%) Storage Architect
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (9.09%) Software Packaging
4 2 (6.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) DataPower
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) IBM XIV
3 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.06%) HACMP
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) AIX
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Solaris
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
2 3 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (6.06%) Change Control
3 2 (6.06%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
3 2 (6.06%) Service Management
3 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.06%) Workflow
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.03%) Content Management
4 1 (3.03%) Document Management
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) VB
1 14 (42.42%) VB6
2 3 (9.09%) Perl
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.09%) Informatica
3 3 (9.09%) Siebel
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Axway
4 2 (6.06%) Rogue Wave
4 2 (6.06%) EMC
4 2 (6.06%) NetApp
4 2 (6.06%) ILOG
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) OpenText
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