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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 40 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.75% 2.84% 3.39%
As % of the Vendors category 5.47% 5.34% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 7
Average daily rate
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£290 £369 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.40% -15.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £444 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.18%
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
311 206 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 50.24% 53.09% 54.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 105 68
Average daily rate £365 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.73% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £201 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 31
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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
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 January 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 +3 17 £290 -3.33% 2
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (57.14%) AIX
1 12 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 10 (47.62%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) JBoss
3 7 (33.33%) Apache
3 7 (33.33%) LDAP
3 7 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 7 (33.33%) Open Source
4 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 5 (23.81%) UNIX
5 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
5 5 (23.81%) QA
6 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (19.05%) VB6
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) FTP
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) VB
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) WebLogic

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 10 (47.62%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (47.62%) JBoss
3 7 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LDAP
2 4 (19.05%) FTP
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Programmer
2 4 (19.05%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) VB Programmer
3 3 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) Software Packaging
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) DataPower
4 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
4 2 (9.52%) HACMP
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) AIX
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) UNIX
4 3 (14.29%) Solaris
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) VB6
1 4 (19.05%) VB
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Siebel
3 3 (14.29%) Informatica
3 3 (14.29%) Axway
4 2 (9.52%) Rogue Wave
4 2 (9.52%) ILOG
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