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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 13 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.63% 2.20% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 4.65% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £335 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +15.38%
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
50 43 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 46.30% 47.25% 51.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 10
Median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £19.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -16.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) VC++
3 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (20.00%) VB6
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OLTP
4 2 (20.00%) zOS
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) CICS
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center

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 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) AquaLogic
2 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Tuxedo
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) OpenText MBPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (20.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AIX Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Database Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) zOS
4 1 (10.00%) OS/390
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) OO
1 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) QMS
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) VB
1 3 (30.00%) VC++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) VB6
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Axway
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Sun