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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 40 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.52% 2.34% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 4.14% 8.54% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £550 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.93%
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 £35.00 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -21.56%
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
169 82 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 36.66% 27.42% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 28 30
Average daily rate £420 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £153 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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
(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 -9 4 - - 2
IBM
East Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) SAP
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 8 (22.22%) Retail
3 8 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 7 (19.44%) AS400
4 7 (19.44%) Maximo
4 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
5 6 (16.67%) BPMN
5 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.89%) EAM
6 5 (13.89%) Six Sigma
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) UNIX
6 5 (13.89%) Firmware
6 5 (13.89%) iSeries
6 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
6 5 (13.89%) IBM Blueworks
6 5 (13.89%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (11.11%) Retail Banking
7 4 (11.11%) Data Management
7 4 (11.11%) Master Data Management
7 4 (11.11%) UML
7 4 (11.11%) People Management
8 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
8 3 (8.33%) J2EE
8 3 (8.33%) Java
8 3 (8.33%) SQL
8 3 (8.33%) RequisitePro

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Maximo
2 3 (8.33%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (8.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) RequisitePro
2 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Lombardi
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 8 (22.22%) Retail
4 4 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Operator
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Process Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Process Improvement Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (2.78%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Service Transformation Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Deployment Team Leader
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) J2EE
1 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) Flash
3 1 (2.78%) Java EE
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) AS400
2 5 (13.89%) iSeries
3 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.78%) IVR
5 1 (2.78%) LPAR
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) AIX
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) HPUX
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
2 6 (16.67%) BPMN
2 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.89%) EAM
3 5 (13.89%) Six Sigma
3 5 (13.89%) Project Management
3 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.89%) Lean Six Sigma
3 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
4 4 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 4 (11.11%) People Management
4 4 (11.11%) Data Management
4 4 (11.11%) UML
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) SOA
5 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.33%) Use Case
6 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Java
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VB
2 1 (2.78%) REXX
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.78%) CA Endevor
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) TSYS
3 2 (5.56%) Sun
3 2 (5.56%) Intel
3 2 (5.56%) Embarcadero
3 2 (5.56%) Teradata
4 1 (2.78%) hybris
4 1 (2.78%) Perforce
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle