The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 33 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.66% 3.72% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 9.70% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £375 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +100.00%
IBM
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 165 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 37.75% 38.37% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 79 27
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 17
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Northamptonshire region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Northamptonshire region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northampton +2 2 £375 +7.14% 2
IBM
East Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 8 (50.00%) SQL
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) SOAP
2 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) XML
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) J2EE
4 5 (31.25%) DB2
4 5 (31.25%) XSLT
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 5 (31.25%) XQuery
4 5 (31.25%) Ajax
4 5 (31.25%) XPath
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) Lombardi
4 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
5 4 (25.00%) Workflow
5 4 (25.00%) IBM Certification
5 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
5 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Commerce Server
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Informix
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Lombardi
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) DB2 Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (6.25%) XML Developer
4 1 (6.25%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) SOAP
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
1 7 (43.75%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) Ajax
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
2 5 (31.25%) J2EE
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) XSLT
3 2 (12.50%) WSDL
3 2 (12.50%) XSD
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) AS400
1 1 (6.25%) Celerra
1 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) iSeries
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (25.00%) SDLC
2 4 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) RAD
4 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) XPath
3 5 (31.25%) XQuery
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) SCDPM
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) EMC
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.25%) ATG
3 1 (6.25%) Brocade
3 1 (6.25%) CommVault
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (6.25%) Fujitsu
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) hybris
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Veeam