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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 56 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM 78 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.77% 2.88% 3.05%
As % of the Vendors category 7.89% 7.25% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 15
Median daily rate £279 £288 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £340 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.56% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £37.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.02% +14.61%
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
988 345 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 60.47% 39.79% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 186 164
Median daily rate £283 £295 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £190 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £451 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 34 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +5.71%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -15 75 £275 -4.34% 2
Northumberland - 1 £360 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 81 (75.00%) AIX
2 59 (54.63%) Red Hat
3 57 (52.78%) Linux
3 57 (52.78%) Security Cleared
4 54 (50.00%) Unix
5 52 (48.15%) ITIL
6 48 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (43.52%) HP
8 42 (38.89%) Oracle
9 41 (37.96%) Solaris
10 39 (36.11%) SC Cleared
11 38 (35.19%) Service Delivery
12 35 (32.41%) Configuration Management
13 34 (31.48%) High Availability
14 31 (28.70%) Windows
15 29 (26.85%) Java
16 28 (25.93%) Perl
16 28 (25.93%) Middleware
17 26 (24.07%) WebSphere Application Server
17 26 (24.07%) WebSphere
18 25 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (23.15%) Firewall
19 24 (22.22%) Mainframe
19 24 (22.22%) WebLogic
19 24 (22.22%) zOS
20 23 (21.30%) CA
20 23 (21.30%) Axway
21 22 (20.37%) IBM Mainframe
21 22 (20.37%) Windows Server
22 21 (19.44%) RHCE

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 26 (24.07%) WebSphere
1 26 (24.07%) WebSphere Application Server
2 24 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 17 (15.74%) JBoss
4 10 (9.26%) MQSeries
4 10 (9.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (9.26%) Tuxedo
5 9 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (6.48%) AquaLogic
6 7 (6.48%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (5.56%) Confluence
8 5 (4.63%) FileNet
9 2 (1.85%) CICS
9 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.93%) CMS
10 1 (0.93%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (12.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (6.48%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.93%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.15%) Firewall
2 20 (18.52%) SAN
2 20 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 18 (16.67%) LAN
3 18 (16.67%) VPN
3 18 (16.67%) WAN
4 16 (14.81%) SSL
5 10 (9.26%) FTP
6 8 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (7.41%) LDAP
6 8 (7.41%) Network Security
7 3 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.93%) FCoE
8 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (1.85%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.93%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (0.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (20.37%) Support Engineer
2 17 (15.74%) Unix Engineer
3 14 (12.96%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (12.96%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (12.96%) Linux Support
4 12 (11.11%) Administrator
4 12 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.48%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Server Support
9 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Backup Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Middleware Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) AIX Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Linux Server Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Mainframe Support
10 4 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.93%) Middleware
2 15 (13.89%) Software Packaging
3 13 (12.04%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
4 12 (11.11%) ISPF
5 9 (8.33%) J2EE
6 3 (2.78%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 22 (20.37%) IBM Mainframe
4 17 (15.74%) Clustering
5 15 (13.89%) HACMP
6 9 (8.33%) DataPower
7 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.70%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.78%) EMC VNX
9 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.85%) AS400
11 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (75.00%) AIX
2 57 (52.78%) Linux
3 54 (50.00%) Unix
4 48 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (37.96%) Solaris
6 31 (28.70%) Windows
7 24 (22.22%) zOS
8 22 (20.37%) Windows Server
9 10 (9.26%) MVS
9 10 (9.26%) OS/390
10 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.78%) HPUX
11 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (48.15%) ITIL
2 38 (35.19%) Service Delivery
3 35 (32.41%) Configuration Management
4 34 (31.48%) High Availability
5 20 (18.52%) Change Management
5 20 (18.52%) Service Management
6 19 (17.59%) Workflow
7 18 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (14.81%) OO
9 15 (13.89%) Release Management
10 14 (12.96%) Change Control
10 14 (12.96%) DevOps
10 14 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (12.04%) Open Source
12 12 (11.11%) ITIL V3
13 11 (10.19%) Lean Six Sigma
13 11 (10.19%) Six Sigma
14 9 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.85%) Java
2 28 (25.93%) Perl
3 19 (17.59%) SQL
4 16 (14.81%) JCL
5 12 (11.11%) REXX
6 10 (9.26%) C
7 9 (8.33%) C++
8 8 (7.41%) Shell Script
8 8 (7.41%) VB
9 5 (4.63%) COBOL
10 3 (2.78%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.78%) Korn
10 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 39 (36.11%) SC Cleared
3 21 (19.44%) RHCE
4 18 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (13.89%) IBM AIX Certification
6 8 (7.41%) Degree
7 6 (5.56%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.85%) AAT
10 1 (0.93%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.74%) SLA
2 6 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (15.74%) KVM
2 15 (13.89%) GPFS
2 15 (13.89%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (9.26%) Time Sharing Option
4 8 (7.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
6 4 (3.70%) Docker
7 3 (2.78%) Firmware
7 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (1.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (18.52%) EMC NetWorker
2 16 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (14.81%) Puppet
3 12 (11.11%) Tivoli
4 8 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (6.48%) Control-M
6 5 (4.63%) Legato
6 5 (4.63%) NetBackup
6 5 (4.63%) Simpana
7 4 (3.70%) PureDisk
8 3 (2.78%) Netcool
8 3 (2.78%) SCOM
9 2 (1.85%) Tivoli NetView
10 1 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 59 (54.63%) Red Hat
2 47 (43.52%) HP
3 42 (38.89%) Oracle
4 23 (21.30%) Axway
4 23 (21.30%) CA
5 18 (16.67%) EMC
6 16 (14.81%) Informatica
6 16 (14.81%) Siebel
6 16 (14.81%) Sun
7 15 (13.89%) Microsoft
8 14 (12.96%) ServiceNow
9 7 (6.48%) BMC
9 7 (6.48%) Fujitsu
10 5 (4.63%) CommVault
10 5 (4.63%) Symantec
11 4 (3.70%) arcserve
12 3 (2.78%) Cisco
12 3 (2.78%) SAP
12 3 (2.78%) VMware
13 1 (0.93%) Lotus
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