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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 70 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.43% 2.57% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 5.81% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 20
Average daily rate
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- £425 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +65.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £408 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -37.09%
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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
308 155 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.51% 44.29% 46.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 58 103
Average daily rate £347 £363 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +42.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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
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 23 September 2014. 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
Durham -7 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -38 1 - - 1
Northumberland - - - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (64.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (56.00%) WebSphere
3 13 (52.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle
3 13 (52.00%) Linux
4 11 (44.00%) Informatica
5 9 (36.00%) UNIX
5 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (32.00%) AIX
6 8 (32.00%) ETL
6 8 (32.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) COBOL
8 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Siebel
9 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
9 5 (20.00%) JBoss
10 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
10 4 (16.00%) Axway
10 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (12.00%) iSeries
11 3 (12.00%) Open Source
11 3 (12.00%) RPG IV
11 3 (12.00%) Change Control

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 14 (56.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (12.00%) FileNet
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) PRMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LDAP
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
1 3 (12.00%) SSL
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) CA Gen
2 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (12.00%) CA Gen Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Support
7 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (12.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (12.00%) AS400
3 3 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (12.00%) iSeries
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
3 3 (12.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
1 13 (52.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (36.00%) UNIX
3 8 (32.00%) AIX
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
4 3 (12.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ETL
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Workflow
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) COBOL
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) RPG IV
3 3 (12.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) RPG
4 1 (4.00%) JCL
4 1 (4.00%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) IBM AIX Certification
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) GPFS
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle
3 11 (44.00%) Informatica
4 8 (32.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.00%) JBoss
5 5 (20.00%) Siebel
6 4 (16.00%) Axway
7 3 (12.00%) Sun
7 3 (12.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) CA
7 3 (12.00%) Business Objects
8 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
8 1 (4.00%) Infor
8 1 (4.00%) Talend