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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 63 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM 50 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.76% 2.28% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 6.86% 5.37% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 5
Median daily rate £340 £320 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £295 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £443 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £31.15
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.38%
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
729 410 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 54.81% 42.44% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 236 262
Median daily rate £350 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 21
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £12.66 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £47.10 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -9 48 £340 +6.25% 2
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 82 (84.54%) AIX
2 63 (64.95%) Linux
3 62 (63.92%) Unix
4 55 (56.70%) Red Hat
5 52 (53.61%) Oracle
5 52 (53.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (47.42%) HP
7 40 (41.24%) Java
8 39 (40.21%) ITIL
9 38 (39.18%) WebSphere
10 37 (38.14%) Windows
11 36 (37.11%) Perl
11 36 (37.11%) WebSphere Application Server
12 35 (36.08%) Security Cleared
13 34 (35.05%) Solaris
13 34 (35.05%) Configuration Management
14 33 (34.02%) Service Delivery
14 33 (34.02%) WebLogic
15 31 (31.96%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (30.93%) DevOps
16 30 (30.93%) Opscode Chef
16 30 (30.93%) Puppet
16 30 (30.93%) Axway
16 30 (30.93%) Windows Server
17 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (28.87%) OO
19 27 (27.84%) SQL
19 27 (27.84%) SSL
20 26 (26.80%) Sun
21 25 (25.77%) Middleware

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 38 (39.18%) WebSphere
2 36 (37.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 33 (34.02%) WebLogic
4 20 (20.62%) JBoss
5 17 (17.53%) MQSeries
6 15 (15.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 15 (15.46%) Tuxedo
7 11 (11.34%) AquaLogic
7 11 (11.34%) Oracle Application Server
8 9 (9.28%) FileNet
8 9 (9.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (8.25%) Confluence
10 2 (2.06%) Apache
10 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.03%) CICS
11 1 (1.03%) CMS
11 1 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (1.03%) SAS
11 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.03%) InDesign
1 1 (1.03%) MS Office
1 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (19.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (11.34%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.03%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (2.06%) GitHub
2 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.06%) Linode
3 1 (1.03%) IaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) PaaS
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.84%) SSL
2 15 (15.46%) SAN
3 13 (13.40%) LDAP
4 12 (12.37%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (7.22%) Network Security
7 6 (6.19%) Firewall
8 1 (1.03%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.03%) FTP
8 1 (1.03%) Internet
8 1 (1.03%) LAN
8 1 (1.03%) VPN
8 1 (1.03%) WAN
8 1 (1.03%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.15%) DataStage
3 4 (4.12%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.06%) DB2
5 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.03%) Adabas
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.03%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.25%) JIRA
3 2 (2.06%) GitLab
3 2 (2.06%) Subversion
3 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 25 (25.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (15.46%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (15.46%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.40%) Linux Support
4 10 (10.31%) Administrator
5 8 (8.25%) Unix Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Server Support
7 6 (6.19%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (6.19%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Linux Server Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Product Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Products Support Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.12%) Middleware Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.77%) Middleware
2 24 (24.74%) Software Packaging
3 19 (19.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 18 (18.56%) IBM Integration Bus
5 10 (10.31%) J2EE
6 2 (2.06%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.06%) ISPF
6 2 (2.06%) LAMP
6 2 (2.06%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.96%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (18.56%) Clustering
3 14 (14.43%) Mainframe
4 12 (12.37%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (8.25%) DataPower
6 7 (7.22%) Private Cloud
7 4 (4.12%) HACMP
8 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 82 (84.54%) AIX
2 63 (64.95%) Linux
3 62 (63.92%) Unix
4 52 (53.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (38.14%) Windows
6 34 (35.05%) Solaris
7 30 (30.93%) Windows Server
8 17 (17.53%) OS/390
9 14 (14.43%) zOS
10 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.06%) CentOS
11 2 (2.06%) MVS
12 1 (1.03%) HPUX
12 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.21%) ITIL
2 34 (35.05%) Configuration Management
3 33 (34.02%) Service Delivery
4 30 (30.93%) DevOps
5 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (28.87%) OO
7 24 (24.74%) High Availability
8 22 (22.68%) Change Control
9 19 (19.59%) Change Management
9 19 (19.59%) Problem Management
10 18 (18.56%) Compliance Management
11 15 (15.46%) Release Management
12 14 (14.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (14.43%) Workflow
13 11 (11.34%) QMS
13 11 (11.34%) Security Management
14 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
15 5 (5.15%) ETL
15 5 (5.15%) Open Source
15 5 (5.15%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (41.24%) Java
2 36 (37.11%) Perl
3 27 (27.84%) SQL
4 11 (11.34%) PowerShell
4 11 (11.34%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.31%) C
5 10 (10.31%) C++
5 10 (10.31%) VB
6 4 (4.12%) REXX
7 2 (2.06%) COBOL
7 2 (2.06%) JCL
7 2 (2.06%) Jython
7 2 (2.06%) Korn
7 2 (2.06%) PHP
7 2 (2.06%) Python
7 2 (2.06%) Ruby
8 1 (1.03%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (36.08%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.62%) SC Cleared
3 19 (19.59%) RHCE
4 14 (14.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.12%) Degree
6 4 (4.12%) IBM AIX Certification
7 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.03%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.53%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (18.56%) KVM
2 14 (14.43%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (8.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.15%) Docker
5 4 (4.12%) GPFS
6 2 (2.06%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (2.06%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.06%) Xen
7 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (30.93%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (30.93%) Puppet
2 15 (15.46%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (9.28%) Tivoli
4 5 (5.15%) Control-M
5 2 (2.06%) Ansible
5 2 (2.06%) Nagios
5 2 (2.06%) OpenNMS
5 2 (2.06%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.06%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.03%) Legato
6 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.03%) Netcool
6 1 (1.03%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (1.03%) PureDisk
6 1 (1.03%) SCOM
6 1 (1.03%) Simpana
6 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (56.70%) Red Hat
2 52 (53.61%) Oracle
3 46 (47.42%) HP
4 30 (30.93%) Axway
5 26 (26.80%) Sun
6 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
7 19 (19.59%) Informatica
7 19 (19.59%) Siebel
8 15 (15.46%) EMC
9 12 (12.37%) CA
10 9 (9.28%) Fujitsu
11 8 (8.25%) Atlassian
12 3 (3.09%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.06%) Google
13 2 (2.06%) Rackspace
13 2 (2.06%) SaltStack
13 2 (2.06%) SAP
13 2 (2.06%) VMware
14 1 (1.03%) ReadSoft
14 1 (1.03%) Veritas