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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 49 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM 23 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.23% 5.13% 3.48%
As % of the Vendors category 8.04% 10.10% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 5
Average daily rate £323 £295 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £408 £277
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 £50.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +100.00%
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
286 198 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.23% 50.77% 61.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 133 128
Average daily rate £400 £365 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +48.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £35.80 £27.65
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 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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 23 £323 -18.86% 9
IBM
North East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (53.49%) Unix
2 22 (51.16%) AIX
2 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
3 21 (48.84%) Java
4 20 (46.51%) Solaris
5 19 (44.19%) Perl
6 18 (41.86%) Mainframe
7 17 (39.53%) C++
7 17 (39.53%) ITIL
8 16 (37.21%) Middleware
8 16 (37.21%) Configuration Management
9 15 (34.88%) WebSphere
9 15 (34.88%) SSL
9 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
9 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
10 14 (32.56%) Problem Management
11 13 (30.23%) JCL
11 13 (30.23%) Change Management
11 13 (30.23%) Windows
11 13 (30.23%) COBOL
11 13 (30.23%) IBM Mainframe
12 12 (27.91%) WebLogic
12 12 (27.91%) Linux
12 12 (27.91%) CA
12 12 (27.91%) zOS
13 11 (25.58%) C
14 10 (23.26%) J2EE
14 10 (23.26%) Oracle
14 10 (23.26%) DB2
14 10 (23.26%) CICS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (34.88%) WebSphere
2 12 (27.91%) WebLogic
3 10 (23.26%) CICS
4 9 (20.93%) AquaLogic
4 9 (20.93%) MQSeries
4 9 (20.93%) Oracle Application Server
4 9 (20.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 9 (20.93%) Tuxedo
4 9 (20.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (13.95%) Apache
5 6 (13.95%) IIS
6 2 (4.65%) JBoss
7 1 (2.33%) FileNet
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (20.93%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (2.33%) assyst
2 1 (2.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) SSL
2 8 (18.60%) LAN
2 8 (18.60%) VPN
2 8 (18.60%) WAN
3 7 (16.28%) Firewall
4 6 (13.95%) FTP
4 6 (13.95%) WinSCP
5 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) DB2
2 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 6 (13.95%) Easytrieve
2 6 (13.95%) MS Access
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
2 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.98%) StarTeam
4 2 (4.65%) CA Gen
4 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
4 2 (4.65%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.33%) JMeter
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Applications Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) AIX Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Mainframe Operator
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Middleware
2 10 (23.26%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (23.26%) J2EE
3 9 (20.93%) ISPF
4 6 (13.95%) .NET
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.65%) Java EE
6 1 (2.33%) iBATIS
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) XML
6 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Mainframe
2 13 (30.23%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.28%) HACMP
4 6 (13.95%) VSAM
5 3 (6.98%) AS400
6 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Unix
2 22 (51.16%) AIX
3 20 (46.51%) Solaris
4 13 (30.23%) Windows
5 12 (27.91%) Linux
5 12 (27.91%) zOS
6 9 (20.93%) OS/390
7 7 (16.28%) MVS
8 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) ITIL
2 16 (37.21%) Configuration Management
3 14 (32.56%) Problem Management
4 13 (30.23%) Change Management
5 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
6 9 (20.93%) High Availability
6 9 (20.93%) Open Source
6 9 (20.93%) QMS
6 9 (20.93%) Release Management
7 8 (18.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (18.60%) Security Management
7 8 (18.60%) Service Management
8 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (13.95%) Workflow
10 5 (11.63%) ITIL V3
10 5 (11.63%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (11.63%) Six Sigma
10 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
11 4 (9.30%) Change Control
11 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Java
2 19 (44.19%) Perl
3 17 (39.53%) C++
4 13 (30.23%) COBOL
4 13 (30.23%) JCL
5 11 (25.58%) C
6 7 (16.28%) REXX
7 6 (13.95%) Assembly Language
7 6 (13.95%) C#
7 6 (13.95%) CLIST
7 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.95%) VBA
8 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
8 4 (9.30%) SQL
8 4 (9.30%) VB
9 1 (2.33%) XPath
9 1 (2.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) IBM AIX Certification
4 3 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) GPFS
2 6 (13.95%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (9.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.98%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.98%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) CA
3 10 (23.26%) Oracle
4 9 (20.93%) Axway
4 9 (20.93%) Fujitsu
4 9 (20.93%) Sun
5 7 (16.28%) HP
5 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.95%) Micro Focus
7 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £450 p/d contract
Posted: 17 days ago
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £350/450 p/d contract
Posted: 17 days ago