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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 15 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.56% 2.22% 2.22%
As % of the Vendors category 5.13% 5.88% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £21.73
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.06%
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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
39 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 50.00% 37.78% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 7
Average daily rate £400 £275 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £170 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.50% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) HACMP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
2 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ChangeMan
1 1 (33.33%) Lombardi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) HACMP
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Semantic Web
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) REXX
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) PowerHA
1 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware