The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank - 5 -
Contract jobs citing IBM 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage - 14.29% -
As % of the Vendors category - 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +100.00%
IBM
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
35 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 57.38% 71.43% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate £323 £510 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.76% +23.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.90 £10.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.90% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.50 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

IBM
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 6 (85.71%) Unix
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) FTP
1 6 (85.71%) REXX
1 6 (85.71%) Tivoli
1 6 (85.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 6 (85.71%) JCL
1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
1 6 (85.71%) ISPF
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (85.71%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (42.86%) iSeries
2 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) AS400
2 3 (42.86%) ChangeMan
2 3 (42.86%) HACMP
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Lombardi
3 1 (14.29%) Semantic Web
3 1 (14.29%) zOS
3 1 (14.29%) MVS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) XML

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) FTP
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ChangeMan
2 1 (14.29%) Lombardi
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Operations Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Tivoli Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) ISPF
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) AS400
2 3 (42.86%) HACMP
2 3 (42.86%) iSeries
2 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) MVS
2 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JCL
1 6 (85.71%) REXX
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Time Sharing Option
1 6 (85.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Tivoli