The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the St Albans region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.33% 3.33% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 11.11% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £410 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.49 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.79% +24.95%
Vendors Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 60.00% 30.00% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate £450 £410 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -15.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £401 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
IBM
Hertfordshire

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Asset Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) NCDA
1 1 (50.00%) NCIE
1 1 (50.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard