The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 33 18 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Contract jobs citing IBM 14 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.28% 5.83% 2.67%
As % of the Vendors category 9.66% 12.93% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £445 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +81.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £370 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +77.21%
IBM
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Vendors Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
145 147 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 33.96% 45.09% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 65 100
Average daily rate £375 £405 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 13
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
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 28 August 2015, 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 6 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Replication
3 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 4 (22.22%) NetApp
3 4 (22.22%) ETL
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
3 4 (22.22%) Brocade
3 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) SRDF
3 4 (22.22%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) DB2
4 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) REXX
5 2 (11.11%) zOS
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (11.11%) MAINVIEW

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) CICS
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) OLAP
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (11.11%) IBM PureData
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (11.11%) ISPF
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
1 4 (22.22%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) zOS
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 4 (22.22%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) EAI
5 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBA
2 2 (11.11%) REXX
2 2 (11.11%) JCL
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) SAS Macro
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) SRDF
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) MAINVIEW
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) EMC
2 4 (22.22%) NetApp
2 4 (22.22%) Brocade
3 2 (11.11%) Netezza
3 2 (11.11%) BMC
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) webMethods
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Software AG
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) F5