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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 60 55 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing IBM 26 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.45% 1.02% 1.87%
As % of the Vendors category 5.95% 2.29% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£320 £285 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -32.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +77.21%
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
437 262 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.23% 44.33% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 157 64
Average daily rate £325 £347 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% -4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.83 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

IBM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 -4 25 £320 +12.28% 3
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (53.70%) VB
2 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (48.15%) AIX
4 24 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 23 (42.59%) UNIX
6 22 (40.74%) Visual Studio
6 22 (40.74%) .NET
6 22 (40.74%) FTP
6 22 (40.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 22 (40.74%) VB6
6 22 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (38.89%) Manufacturing
7 21 (38.89%) Java
7 21 (38.89%) Linux
8 17 (31.48%) Perl
9 14 (25.93%) Solaris
9 14 (25.93%) SQL
10 13 (24.07%) Windows
10 13 (24.07%) WebLogic
10 13 (24.07%) WebSphere
10 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 12 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (20.37%) Oracle
12 11 (20.37%) Axway
13 10 (18.52%) Problem Management
13 10 (18.52%) Change Management
13 10 (18.52%) JBoss

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (24.07%) WebLogic
1 13 (24.07%) WebSphere
2 12 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (18.52%) JBoss
4 5 (9.26%) Tuxedo
4 5 (9.26%) MQSeries
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (9.26%) FileNet
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (9.26%) AquaLogic
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.85%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) FTP
2 10 (18.52%) SSL
3 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (9.26%) LDAP
5 4 (7.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 22 (40.74%) SQL Server 2000
2 22 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (9.26%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.70%) OLAP
4 2 (3.70%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (3.70%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (3.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (3.70%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.85%) IDMS
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) JMeter
2 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
General
1 21 (38.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Programmer
1 15 (27.78%) VB Programmer
2 10 (18.52%) Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Administrator
4 4 (7.41%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Build Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Report Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (3.70%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) J2EE
2 8 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (11.11%) Middleware
3 6 (11.11%) Software Packaging
4 5 (9.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.85%) jQuery
5 1 (1.85%) RESTful
5 1 (1.85%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.85%) Spring
5 1 (1.85%) Ajax
5 1 (1.85%) JSTL
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) JSP
5 1 (1.85%) Servlets
5 1 (1.85%) Struts
5 1 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) XSL
5 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Mainframe
2 9 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.26%) DataPower
5 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) AIX
2 23 (42.59%) UNIX
3 21 (38.89%) Linux
4 14 (25.93%) Solaris
5 13 (24.07%) Windows
5 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (16.67%) zOS
7 5 (9.26%) VME
7 5 (9.26%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
1 10 (18.52%) Change Management
1 10 (18.52%) Problem Management
1 10 (18.52%) Change Control
2 6 (11.11%) DevOps
2 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 6 (11.11%) ITIL
3 5 (9.26%) Quality Management
3 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.26%) Workflow
3 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.26%) Release Management
3 5 (9.26%) QMS
4 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.41%) Security Management
4 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) Validation
6 1 (1.85%) Scrum
6 1 (1.85%) MVC
6 1 (1.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) VB
2 22 (40.74%) VB6
3 21 (38.89%) Java
4 17 (31.48%) Perl
5 14 (25.93%) SQL
6 8 (14.81%) C
6 8 (14.81%) C++
7 7 (12.96%) Shell Script
8 5 (9.26%) COBOL
9 4 (7.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.85%) JCL
10 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) Axway
3 10 (18.52%) Sun
4 9 (16.67%) HP
4 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 8 (14.81%) CA
6 6 (11.11%) Informatica
6 6 (11.11%) Siebel
7 5 (9.26%) Metastorm
7 5 (9.26%) Fujitsu
8 4 (7.41%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.70%) Sybase
9 2 (3.70%) SAP
9 2 (3.70%) Cognos