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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 39 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing IBM 13 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.42% 0.60% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% 1.37% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 21
Average daily rate
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£260 £425 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £425 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £24.05 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+29.96% -24.85%
Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
260 146 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 48.33% 43.45% 47.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 62 120
Average daily rate £331 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -48.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £32.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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
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 25 July 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
Tyne and Wear -7 12 £260 -38.82% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (68.42%) Red Hat
2 22 (57.89%) Linux
3 21 (55.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (52.63%) UNIX
5 19 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 17 (44.74%) AIX
7 16 (42.11%) Oracle
8 15 (39.47%) Informatica
9 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
10 11 (28.95%) JBoss
11 10 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (26.32%) WebLogic
12 9 (23.68%) Siebel
12 9 (23.68%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
13 8 (21.05%) VMware
13 8 (21.05%) ETL
14 7 (18.42%) COBOL
14 7 (18.42%) Axway
14 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
14 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
14 7 (18.42%) Change Control
15 6 (15.79%) Open Source
15 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (15.79%) Middleware
15 6 (15.79%) Service Management
15 6 (15.79%) SQL
15 6 (15.79%) Solaris
15 6 (15.79%) LAN
15 6 (15.79%) WAN

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (26.32%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.53%) FileNet
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) PRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) LAN
1 6 (15.79%) WAN
1 6 (15.79%) VPN
2 5 (13.16%) LDAP
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) UNIX Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Build Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.89%) CA Gen Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Support
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Functional Tester
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (15.79%) Middleware
3 3 (7.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Open Source
2 5 (13.16%) HACMP
2 5 (13.16%) Mainframe
3 4 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (7.89%) iSeries
4 3 (7.89%) AS400
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Linux
2 21 (55.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (52.63%) UNIX
4 17 (44.74%) AIX
5 6 (15.79%) Solaris
6 4 (10.53%) zOS
7 1 (2.63%) MVS
7 1 (2.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 8 (21.05%) ETL
3 7 (18.42%) Change Control
4 6 (15.79%) Service Management
5 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.16%) Workflow
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.63%) OO
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.63%) Migration
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (2.63%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) COBOL
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) Perl
4 3 (7.89%) RPG
4 3 (7.89%) RPG IV
5 1 (2.63%) JCL
5 1 (2.63%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.16%) GPFS
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Red Hat
2 16 (42.11%) Oracle
3 15 (39.47%) Informatica
4 11 (28.95%) JBoss
5 9 (23.68%) Siebel
6 8 (21.05%) VMware
7 7 (18.42%) Axway
8 6 (15.79%) HP
9 4 (10.53%) Sun
9 4 (10.53%) Business Objects
10 3 (7.89%) CA
11 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.63%) Infor
11 1 (2.63%) Talend
11 1 (2.63%) TIBCO