The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.79% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +33.80%
IBM
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
61 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.31% 37.32% 39.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 21
Average daily rate £350 £300 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +44.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 1 £338 -
Tamworth - 1 £618 -
IBM
West Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 21 (77.78%) C#
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 20 (74.07%) SOA
3 19 (70.37%) SC Cleared
3 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
4 18 (66.67%) SQL
5 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
6 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
7 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
7 6 (22.22%) i2
8 5 (18.52%) Law
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) Workflow
10 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (7.41%) XML
10 2 (7.41%) Netezza
10 2 (7.41%) Analytics
11 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (3.70%) RESTful
11 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
11 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
11 1 (3.70%) MVC
11 1 (3.70%) WinForms
11 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) DataStage
3 1 (3.70%) QualityStage
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) QlikView
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) MarkLogic
General
1 5 (18.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Data Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Database Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Business Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Database Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) XSD
4 1 (3.70%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) WinForms
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) SOA
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Workflow
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) ETL
5 1 (3.70%) RAD
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) SC Cleared
1 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
1 6 (22.22%) i2
2 2 (7.41%) Netezza
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft