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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 31 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.27% - 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 7.02% - 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £470 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 - £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 - £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.49 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.24% +44.68%
Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 60 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 32.39% 26.43% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 75
Average daily rate £390 £338 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -23.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.75 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £16.50 £26.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 6 £390 - 1
IBM
East Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (44.44%) Finance
1 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) HP
3 6 (33.33%) UML
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
4 5 (27.78%) ISO 8583
4 5 (27.78%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (27.78%) BPMN
4 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) SWIFT
4 5 (27.78%) EDI
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
5 4 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (22.22%) Retail
5 4 (22.22%) System Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (16.67%) Middleware
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) SAP SD
7 2 (11.11%) RequisitePro
7 2 (11.11%) PMI
7 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) UNIX
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Informix
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) RequisitePro
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Business Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) EDI Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) SAP EDI Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) EDI
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) SWIFT
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Tandem
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) UML
4 5 (27.78%) BPMN
4 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) System Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
5 4 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.56%) Change Control
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix