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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 23 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 28 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.68% 4.76% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 16.18% 13.68% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £209 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.62% -46.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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
173 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 41.29% 34.80% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 20 29
Average daily rate £325 £215 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 10
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.50 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £18.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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
Northampton 0 21 £375 +96.07%
IBM
East Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) SAP
3 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Retail
3 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
4 7 (21.21%) Asset Management
4 7 (21.21%) Maximo
5 6 (18.18%) AS400
5 6 (18.18%) BPMN
6 5 (15.15%) iSeries
6 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
6 5 (15.15%) IBM Blueworks
6 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.15%) EAM
6 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) UML
6 5 (15.15%) Firmware
6 5 (15.15%) Lean Six Sigma
6 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) VisionPLUS
7 4 (12.12%) Data Management
7 4 (12.12%) RequisitePro
7 4 (12.12%) Master Data Management
7 4 (12.12%) TSYS
7 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (12.12%) Retail Banking
8 3 (9.09%) Data Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (9.09%) People Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Maximo
2 4 (12.12%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (9.09%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) RequisitePro
2 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
2 8 (24.24%) Retail
3 4 (12.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Process Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Designer
4 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Service Transformation Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Operator
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (9.09%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.03%) Flash
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) AS400
2 5 (15.15%) iSeries
3 1 (3.03%) LPAR
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Asset Management
2 6 (18.18%) BPMN
3 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
3 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.15%) EAM
3 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) UML
3 5 (15.15%) Lean Six Sigma
3 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) Data Management
4 4 (12.12%) Master Data Management
5 3 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) People Management
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 3 (9.09%) Use Case
6 2 (6.06%) SysML
6 2 (6.06%) Business Development
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) TSYS
3 2 (6.06%) Teradata
3 2 (6.06%) Embarcadero
4 1 (3.03%) Intel