The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 18 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 Nottingham 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 33 12 29
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.15% 9.21% 2.16%
As % of the Vendors category 5.51% 19.72% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 5
Average daily rate £475 £275 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.00%
Vendors Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
127 142 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 38.96% 46.71% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 63 45
Average daily rate £380 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% +37.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
IBM
Nottinghamshire

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Nottingham region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Nottingham region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) Clustering
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) AIX
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Middleware
5 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
6 2 (13.33%) SAP FI
6 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
6 2 (13.33%) IIS
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) SAP BW
6 2 (13.33%) SUSE
6 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Liferay
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (13.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SAP BW
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) WSDL
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (13.33%) SUSE
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) BPMN
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.67%) RightFax
6 1 (6.67%) Intel
6 1 (6.67%) Software AG
6 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec