The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 16 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.66% - 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 7.89% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £470 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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

Vendors Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
38 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 46.34% 45.33% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 30
Median daily rate £425 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £134 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 4
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +22.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Preston

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for IBM.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) VC++
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SOA Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) VMware