The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 40 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM 24 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.67% 6.27% 4.93%
As % of the Vendors category 6.65% 13.48% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 15
Average daily rate £288 £270 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £260 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.00%
Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
361 141 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 55.20% 46.53% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 61 89
Average daily rate £278 £270 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 19
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £10.50 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £18.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
IBM
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -24 23 £285 +5.55% 2
Northumberland - - - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) Red Hat
2 19 (54.29%) WebSphere
3 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (42.86%) Oracle
5 14 (40.00%) UNIX
5 14 (40.00%) AIX
6 11 (31.43%) JBoss
7 10 (28.57%) Informatica
8 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
9 8 (22.86%) ETL
9 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (22.86%) VMware
10 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (20.00%) LAN
10 7 (20.00%) WAN
11 6 (17.14%) HP
11 6 (17.14%) SQL
11 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (17.14%) Open Source
12 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
12 5 (14.29%) DB2
12 5 (14.29%) Project Management
12 5 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (11.43%) Tivoli
13 4 (11.43%) Middleware
13 4 (11.43%) Service Management
13 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (54.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 4 (11.43%) Apache
5 1 (2.86%) FileNet
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) LAN
1 7 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 3 (8.57%) SNA
3 3 (8.57%) FTP
3 3 (8.57%) HTTP
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
3 3 (8.57%) APPN
4 2 (5.71%) LDAP
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.29%) DB2
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Adabas
4 1 (2.86%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
1 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.71%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Build Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (11.43%) Middleware
3 3 (8.57%) Software Packaging
3 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) EJB
3 3 (8.57%) JSP
3 3 (8.57%) Servlets
3 3 (8.57%) Struts
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) J2EE
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) APPC
3 3 (8.57%) Java EE
4 2 (5.71%) Ajax
4 2 (5.71%) DHTML
4 2 (5.71%) DOM
4 2 (5.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Open Source
2 3 (8.57%) iSeries
2 3 (8.57%) HACMP
2 3 (8.57%) AS400
3 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (40.00%) UNIX
3 14 (40.00%) AIX
4 4 (11.43%) Solaris
5 3 (8.57%) i5/OS
6 2 (5.71%) MVS
6 2 (5.71%) OS/400
6 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Windows
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) zOS
7 1 (2.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ETL
2 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) Service Management
4 4 (11.43%) Change Control
5 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) RAD
7 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Test Management
7 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) C
3 3 (8.57%) COBOL
3 3 (8.57%) RPG
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) NATURAL
4 1 (2.86%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) IBM Certification
2 3 (8.57%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Red Hat
2 15 (42.86%) Oracle
3 11 (31.43%) JBoss
4 10 (28.57%) Informatica
5 8 (22.86%) VMware
6 6 (17.14%) HP
7 4 (11.43%) Siebel
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.57%) NetIQ
8 3 (8.57%) Axway
9 2 (5.71%) webMethods
10 1 (2.86%) Talend
10 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
10 1 (2.86%) Cognos
10 1 (2.86%) Sun
10 1 (2.86%) Citrix
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