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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 50 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.48% 1.55% 4.23%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% 3.61% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 19
Average daily rate
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£225 £333 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.33% +27.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £407 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -35.48%
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
285 166 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.95% 43.01% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 67 105
Average daily rate £338 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £520 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -37.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.79 £10.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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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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 -22 7 £225 -32.33% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (64.52%) Red Hat
2 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (45.16%) WebSphere
3 14 (45.16%) UNIX
3 14 (45.16%) Oracle
4 11 (35.48%) AIX
4 11 (35.48%) Informatica
5 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
6 8 (25.81%) VMware
6 8 (25.81%) ETL
6 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
7 7 (22.58%) COBOL
8 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
8 6 (19.35%) Solaris
8 6 (19.35%) LAN
8 6 (19.35%) WAN
8 6 (19.35%) VPN
8 6 (19.35%) Middleware
8 6 (19.35%) Service Management
9 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (16.13%) Firewall
9 5 (16.13%) Mainframe
9 5 (16.13%) HACMP
9 5 (16.13%) JBoss
9 5 (16.13%) Siebel
9 5 (16.13%) IBM AIX Certification
9 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
9 5 (16.13%) ITIL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (45.16%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (9.68%) FileNet
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) PRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) LAN
1 6 (19.35%) WAN
1 6 (19.35%) VPN
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) SSL
3 3 (9.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) DataStage
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) CA Gen
2 1 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) UNIX Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) CA Gen Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Support
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.23%) Server Support
6 1 (3.23%) Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mainframe
1 5 (16.13%) HACMP
1 5 (16.13%) Open Source
2 4 (12.90%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (9.68%) AS400
3 3 (9.68%) iSeries
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
1 15 (48.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (45.16%) UNIX
3 11 (35.48%) AIX
4 6 (19.35%) Solaris
5 4 (12.90%) zOS
6 1 (3.23%) SUSE
6 1 (3.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ETL
1 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
2 6 (19.35%) Service Management
3 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Workflow
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.23%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) COBOL
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) Perl
3 3 (9.68%) RPG
3 3 (9.68%) RPG IV
4 1 (3.23%) JCL
4 1 (3.23%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) IBM AIX Certification
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) GPFS
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Red Hat
2 14 (45.16%) Oracle
3 11 (35.48%) Informatica
4 8 (25.81%) VMware
5 5 (16.13%) JBoss
5 5 (16.13%) Siebel
6 4 (12.90%) Axway
7 3 (9.68%) Business Objects
7 3 (9.68%) CA
7 3 (9.68%) HP
7 3 (9.68%) Sun
8 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.23%) Infor
8 1 (3.23%) Talend