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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IBM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.72 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +77.21%
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
50 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.12% 39.29% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 25
Average daily rate £375 £313 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £9.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -58.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £9.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £17.10 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (50.00%) Netezza
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) i2
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Netezza
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) i2