The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 32 36 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing IBM 24 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.47% 4.15% 9.13%
As % of the Vendors category 10.21% 7.51% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 13
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£295 £283 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% +4.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £248 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.75 £27.49
% change year-on-year
+86.66% -31.79%
IBM
North East

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

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
235 293 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.76% 55.28% 51.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 201 42
Average daily rate £310 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 9
Average hourly rate £11.86 £14.00 £18.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% -24.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 20 April 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 6 £283 -0.70% 1
Prudhoe - - - -
IBM
North East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 22 (53.66%) Visual Studio
2 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
3 20 (48.78%) FTP
3 20 (48.78%) VB
3 20 (48.78%) .NET
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server 2000
3 20 (48.78%) Manufacturing
3 20 (48.78%) VB6
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (34.15%) AIX
5 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
6 12 (29.27%) Linux
6 12 (29.27%) JBoss
6 12 (29.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (19.51%) LDAP
8 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
8 7 (17.07%) Apache
8 7 (17.07%) UNIX
8 7 (17.07%) Tivoli
8 7 (17.07%) Open Source
9 6 (14.63%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
10 5 (12.20%) Oracle
10 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
10 5 (12.20%) Informatica
10 5 (12.20%) Siebel
10 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
2 12 (29.27%) JBoss
2 12 (29.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (17.07%) Apache
4 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.44%) FileNet
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) Documentum
5 1 (2.44%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) FTP
2 8 (19.51%) LDAP
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.44%) SSL
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (48.78%) SQL Server 2000
2 20 (48.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (48.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (48.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (48.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Programmer
1 20 (48.78%) VB Programmer
2 4 (9.76%) Administrator
2 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Developer
3 3 (7.32%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.44%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.44%) Report Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (2.44%) Build Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Storage Architect
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Storage Consultant
5 1 (2.44%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) .NET
2 6 (14.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (12.20%) Software Packaging
4 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Open Source
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Private Cloud
3 4 (9.76%) DataPower
4 2 (4.88%) IBM XIV
4 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.88%) HACMP
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) AIX
2 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 7 (17.07%) UNIX
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.32%) Solaris
6 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
2 4 (9.76%) DevOps
3 3 (7.32%) Workflow
3 3 (7.32%) Change Control
4 2 (4.88%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.88%) Service Management
4 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.44%) Content Management
5 1 (2.44%) Document Management
5 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) VB
1 20 (48.78%) VB6
2 4 (9.76%) Perl
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Informatica
3 5 (12.20%) Siebel
3 5 (12.20%) Axway
4 2 (4.88%) Rogue Wave
4 2 (4.88%) NetApp
4 2 (4.88%) ILOG
4 2 (4.88%) EMC
5 1 (2.44%) OpenText
5 1 (2.44%) Sun
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos
5 1 (2.44%) Business Objects