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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 40 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.34% 3.97% 2.92%
As % of the Vendors category 5.46% 9.03% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +100.00%
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
183 155 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 42.76% 43.91% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 72 57
Average daily rate £300 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.93 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £24.25 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016, 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 19 (47.50%) DB2
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 15 (37.50%) ETL
4 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (32.50%) WebSphere
5 12 (30.00%) SOA
6 11 (27.50%) Linux
7 10 (25.00%) ITIL
7 10 (25.00%) SQL
7 10 (25.00%) DataStage
7 10 (25.00%) TIBCO
7 10 (25.00%) HTTP
8 9 (22.50%) JBoss
9 8 (20.00%) EAI
9 8 (20.00%) Oracle
9 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
10 7 (17.50%) REST
10 7 (17.50%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (17.50%) Translating Business Requirements
10 7 (17.50%) HP
10 7 (17.50%) SAN
10 7 (17.50%) Informatica
10 7 (17.50%) PowerCenter
10 7 (17.50%) HTTPS
10 7 (17.50%) BusinessWorks
10 7 (17.50%) SOAP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (32.50%) WebSphere
2 9 (22.50%) JBoss
3 7 (17.50%) MQSeries
4 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (12.50%) Apache
5 5 (12.50%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
7 2 (5.00%) CMS
8 1 (2.50%) Commerce Server
8 1 (2.50%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (5.00%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) HTTP
2 7 (17.50%) HTTPS
2 7 (17.50%) SAN
3 5 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (7.50%) Converged Networks
4 3 (7.50%) Network Security
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) DB2
2 10 (25.00%) DataStage
3 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (17.50%) PowerCenter
4 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.50%) MySQL
7 2 (5.00%) Big Data
7 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.50%) IBM PureData
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (17.50%) Retail
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) ETL Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Informatica Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) EMC Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) EMC Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) EMC Storage Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) HP Storage Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) HP Storage Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) IBM Storage Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) IBM Storage Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) J2EE
1 7 (17.50%) JMS
1 7 (17.50%) REST
1 7 (17.50%) SOAP
1 7 (17.50%) XML
2 6 (15.00%) Ajax
3 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) JAX-RS
3 5 (12.50%) JAX-WS
3 5 (12.50%) JPA
3 5 (12.50%) jQuery
3 5 (12.50%) JSON
3 5 (12.50%) Middleware
3 5 (12.50%) Struts
3 5 (12.50%) Web Services
4 4 (10.00%) JDBC
4 4 (10.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (10.00%) Spring Security
4 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 4 (10.00%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (10.00%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.50%) Web 2.0
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (7.50%) AIX
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ETL
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) SOA
4 10 (25.00%) ITIL
5 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (20.00%) EAI
5 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (17.50%) Kimball Methodology
6 7 (17.50%) Regression Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (15.00%) UML
8 5 (12.50%) AOP
8 5 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 4 (10.00%) Refactoring
9 4 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) COBOL
4 4 (10.00%) C
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) SAS Macro
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) CCNA
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) SRDF
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) HP
3 7 (17.50%) Informatica
4 4 (10.00%) Brocade
4 4 (10.00%) EMC
4 4 (10.00%) NetApp
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.50%) Talend
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) webMethods
6 2 (5.00%) Cognos
7 1 (2.50%) Apigee
7 1 (2.50%) Intel
7 1 (2.50%) Netezza
7 1 (2.50%) Software AG