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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / North East
Rank 66 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing IBM 26 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.75% 2.03% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 5.35% 5.06% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 12
Median daily rate £340 £338 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £446 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £377
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
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
486 356 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 51.32% 40.14% 50.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 204 216
Median daily rate £348 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £565 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.85 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +38.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £50.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -12 25 £340 +0.74% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 64 (81.01%) AIX
2 57 (72.15%) Unix
3 52 (65.82%) Linux
4 43 (54.43%) Red Hat
5 42 (53.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (51.90%) Oracle
7 34 (43.04%) HP
8 33 (41.77%) WebSphere
8 33 (41.77%) DevOps
8 33 (41.77%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (40.51%) WebSphere Application Server
9 32 (40.51%) Java
9 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (39.24%) Windows
10 31 (39.24%) Puppet
10 31 (39.24%) Opscode Chef
11 30 (37.97%) Configuration Management
12 29 (36.71%) OO
13 28 (35.44%) Perl
13 28 (35.44%) WebLogic
14 26 (32.91%) SQL
14 26 (32.91%) Axway
15 25 (31.65%) Software Packaging
15 25 (31.65%) Solaris
16 23 (29.11%) ITIL
16 23 (29.11%) Change Control
16 23 (29.11%) Windows Server
17 21 (26.58%) SSL
18 20 (25.32%) Sun
18 20 (25.32%) Siebel

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 33 (41.77%) WebSphere
2 32 (40.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 28 (35.44%) WebLogic
4 20 (25.32%) JBoss
5 12 (15.19%) MQSeries
6 10 (12.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (12.66%) Tuxedo
7 9 (11.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (10.13%) Confluence
8 8 (10.13%) FileNet
9 6 (7.59%) AquaLogic
9 6 (7.59%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (2.53%) Apache
10 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.27%) CICS
11 1 (1.27%) SAS
11 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.27%) InDesign
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (25.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (7.59%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) OpenShift
2 3 (3.80%) IaaS
2 3 (3.80%) PaaS
2 3 (3.80%) SaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (2.53%) GitHub
3 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.53%) Linode
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) SSL
2 15 (18.99%) LDAP
3 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (8.86%) Network Security
6 6 (7.59%) SAN
7 5 (6.33%) Firewall
8 1 (1.27%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.33%) DataStage
2 5 (6.33%) DB2
3 4 (5.06%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Adabas
6 1 (1.27%) Ingres
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.27%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.13%) JIRA
3 2 (2.53%) GitLab
3 2 (2.53%) Subversion
3 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (2.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (11.39%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) Administrator
4 7 (8.86%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Unix Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Product Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Products Support Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) DBA
7 4 (5.06%) Linux Support
7 4 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (5.06%) Middleware Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) DB2 DBA
8 3 (3.80%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) Software Packaging
2 20 (25.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (22.78%) Middleware
4 12 (15.19%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (6.33%) J2EE
6 2 (2.53%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.53%) LAMP
6 2 (2.53%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.27%) .NET
7 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.27%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (41.77%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.46%) Mainframe
3 9 (11.39%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (10.13%) Clustering
4 8 (10.13%) DataPower
5 7 (8.86%) Private Cloud
6 4 (5.06%) HACMP
7 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.53%) EFT
8 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 64 (81.01%) AIX
2 57 (72.15%) Unix
3 52 (65.82%) Linux
4 42 (53.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (39.24%) Windows
6 25 (31.65%) Solaris
7 23 (29.11%) Windows Server
8 12 (15.19%) OS/390
9 11 (13.92%) zOS
10 3 (3.80%) MVS
10 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.53%) CentOS
12 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) DevOps
2 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (37.97%) Configuration Management
4 29 (36.71%) OO
5 23 (29.11%) Change Control
5 23 (29.11%) ITIL
6 17 (21.52%) Service Delivery
7 16 (20.25%) Change Management
7 16 (20.25%) Problem Management
8 14 (17.72%) Workflow
9 13 (16.46%) High Availability
10 9 (11.39%) Release Management
10 9 (11.39%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (10.13%) Compliance Management
12 7 (8.86%) Open Source
13 6 (7.59%) QMS
13 6 (7.59%) Security Management
14 5 (6.33%) ETL
14 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
14 5 (6.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.51%) Java
2 28 (35.44%) Perl
3 26 (32.91%) SQL
4 11 (13.92%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.13%) VB
6 5 (6.33%) C
6 5 (6.33%) C++
7 3 (3.80%) REXX
8 2 (2.53%) COBOL
8 2 (2.53%) Jython
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) Python
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby
9 1 (1.27%) C#
9 1 (1.27%) JCL
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.13%) RHCE
4 7 (8.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.06%) IBM AIX Certification
6 3 (3.80%) IBM Certification
7 2 (2.53%) Degree
7 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) KVM
2 6 (7.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.33%) Docker
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (5.06%) GPFS
5 2 (2.53%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.53%) Xen
6 1 (1.27%) Firmware
6 1 (1.27%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 31 (39.24%) Opscode Chef
1 31 (39.24%) Puppet
2 6 (7.59%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (7.59%) Tivoli
3 5 (6.33%) Control-M
4 2 (2.53%) Ansible
4 2 (2.53%) Nagios
4 2 (2.53%) OpenNMS
4 2 (2.53%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.53%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.27%) Legato
5 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.27%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.27%) PureDisk
5 1 (1.27%) Simpana
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (54.43%) Red Hat
2 41 (51.90%) Oracle
3 34 (43.04%) HP
4 26 (32.91%) Axway
5 20 (25.32%) Informatica
5 20 (25.32%) Siebel
5 20 (25.32%) Sun
6 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
7 9 (11.39%) CA
8 8 (10.13%) Atlassian
9 6 (7.59%) EMC
10 4 (5.06%) Fujitsu
11 2 (2.53%) Google
11 2 (2.53%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.53%) SaltStack
11 2 (2.53%) VMware
12 1 (1.27%) Adobe
12 1 (1.27%) arcserve
12 1 (1.27%) CommVault
12 1 (1.27%) Symantec
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