The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Staffordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing IBM 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category - - 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.00%
Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
58 39 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.31% 41.05% 58.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 39
Average daily rate £288 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 17
Average hourly rate £17.03 £15.31 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -12.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.13 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.55 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
IBM
West Midlands

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 4 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management