The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Northamptonshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 39 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.85% 1.49% 2.28%
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 4.17% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£470 £608 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.63% +29.60%
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 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -29.68%
Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 96 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 32.20% 35.82% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 47 64
Average daily rate £400 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £248 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Average hourly rate £10.28 £35.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.63% +218.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £20.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £35.00 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
IBM
East Midlands

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 28 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
Northampton 0 3 £470 +34.28%
IBM
East Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) UML
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) IBM Blueworks
3 5 (45.45%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (45.45%) ISO 8583
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Business Transformation
3 5 (45.45%) BPMN
3 5 (45.45%) SWIFT
4 4 (36.36%) System Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (18.18%) Business Development
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) RequisitePro
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (9.09%) Middleware
7 1 (9.09%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 1 (9.09%) Tandem
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
7 1 (9.09%) Informix
7 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
7 1 (9.09%) PMI

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Informix
1 1 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) RequisitePro
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Business Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (54.55%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Integration Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) SWIFT
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Tandem
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) UML
1 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) BPMN
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Business Transformation
3 4 (36.36%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (36.36%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Business Development
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) SysML
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) TSYS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle