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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 37 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.54% 0.68% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 2.11% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£470 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -36.29%
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
120 95 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 32.70% 32.31% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 46 51
Average daily rate £400 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £226 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £499 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 +6 2 £470 +95.83% 1
IBM
East Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) ISO 8583
3 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (37.50%) SWIFT
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) BPMN
3 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) RequisitePro
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Tandem
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (12.50%) Informix
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) PMI

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Informix
1 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) SWIFT
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Tandem
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) UML
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) BPMN
3 2 (25.00%) Business Development
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SysML
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) TSYS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle