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 28 August 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 9 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 8.45% 0.99% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 13.95% 2.38% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
IBM
Lancashire

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
43 42 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 60.56% 41.58% 65.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 18
Median daily rate £333 £450 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.11% +13.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £254 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £600 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 8
Median hourly rate £36.50 £30.96 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.91% +40.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.35 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.91 £41.01 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Preston region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2016, 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 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) OLTP
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) CICS
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) zOS
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing

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 (18.18%) CICS
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) OLTP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Database Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) zOS
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) UML
2 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
2 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Test Management
2 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) VMware