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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 52 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing IBM 78 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.52% 4.17% 5.18%
As % of the Vendors category 9.10% 10.12% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 20
Median daily rate £281 £288 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -5.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £320 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +15.38%
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
857 257 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 60.65% 41.25% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 148 147
Median daily rate £285 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £488 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 29 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 77 £280 -0.88% 2
IBM
North East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for IBM.

1 77 (78.57%) AIX
2 57 (58.16%) Red Hat
3 54 (55.10%) Security Cleared
4 53 (54.08%) Linux
5 52 (53.06%) Unix
6 50 (51.02%) ITIL
7 46 (46.94%) HP
7 46 (46.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (39.80%) SC Cleared
8 39 (39.80%) Oracle
9 38 (38.78%) Solaris
10 35 (35.71%) Service Delivery
11 33 (33.67%) Configuration Management
12 32 (32.65%) High Availability
13 26 (26.53%) Middleware
13 26 (26.53%) Java
14 25 (25.51%) Perl
14 25 (25.51%) WebSphere Application Server
14 25 (25.51%) Windows
14 25 (25.51%) WebSphere
15 24 (24.49%) Firewall
15 24 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (22.45%) Axway
16 22 (22.45%) Mainframe
16 22 (22.45%) WebLogic
16 22 (22.45%) zOS
17 20 (20.41%) RHCE
17 20 (20.41%) CA
17 20 (20.41%) Service Management
17 20 (20.41%) IBM Mainframe

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (25.51%) WebSphere
1 25 (25.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 22 (22.45%) WebLogic
3 16 (16.33%) JBoss
4 9 (9.18%) MQSeries
4 9 (9.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 9 (9.18%) Tuxedo
5 8 (8.16%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (6.12%) AquaLogic
7 6 (6.12%) Confluence
8 5 (5.10%) FileNet
9 2 (2.04%) CICS
9 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.02%) IBM Domino
10 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (13.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (6.12%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.49%) Firewall
2 18 (18.37%) LAN
2 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
2 18 (18.37%) VPN
2 18 (18.37%) WAN
3 16 (16.33%) SAN
4 13 (13.27%) SSL
5 9 (9.18%) FTP
6 7 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (7.14%) LDAP
6 7 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.12%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.02%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (1.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (19.39%) Support Engineer
2 17 (17.35%) Unix Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Linux Support
4 12 (12.24%) Administrator
5 11 (11.22%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (9.18%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Linux Support Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Middleware Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Server Support
11 4 (4.08%) AIX Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) Backup Engineer
12 3 (3.06%) Linux Server Engineer
12 3 (3.06%) Mainframe Support
12 3 (3.06%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.53%) Middleware
2 14 (14.29%) Software Packaging
3 13 (13.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (11.22%) ISPF
5 9 (9.18%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (8.16%) J2EE
7 3 (3.06%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (22.45%) Mainframe
3 20 (20.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 16 (16.33%) Clustering
5 15 (15.31%) HACMP
6 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
7 7 (7.14%) DataPower
8 4 (4.08%) Private Cloud
9 2 (2.04%) AS400
10 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (78.57%) AIX
2 53 (54.08%) Linux
3 52 (53.06%) Unix
4 46 (46.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (38.78%) Solaris
6 25 (25.51%) Windows
7 22 (22.45%) zOS
8 19 (19.39%) Windows Server
9 9 (9.18%) MVS
9 9 (9.18%) OS/390
10 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (3.06%) HPUX
11 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.02%) ITIL
2 35 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 33 (33.67%) Configuration Management
4 32 (32.65%) High Availability
5 20 (20.41%) Service Management
6 18 (18.37%) Change Management
6 18 (18.37%) Workflow
7 17 (17.35%) Problem Management
8 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (16.33%) OO
9 14 (14.29%) Release Management
10 13 (13.27%) Change Control
10 13 (13.27%) DevOps
10 13 (13.27%) Open Source
10 13 (13.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (12.24%) ITIL V3
12 11 (11.22%) Lean Six Sigma
12 11 (11.22%) Six Sigma
13 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.53%) Java
2 25 (25.51%) Perl
3 17 (17.35%) SQL
4 15 (15.31%) JCL
5 11 (11.22%) REXX
6 9 (9.18%) C
7 8 (8.16%) C++
8 7 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.14%) VB
9 5 (5.10%) COBOL
10 3 (3.06%) Bourne shell
10 3 (3.06%) Korn
10 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (55.10%) Security Cleared
2 39 (39.80%) SC Cleared
3 20 (20.41%) RHCE
4 18 (18.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (15.31%) IBM AIX Certification
6 8 (8.16%) Degree
7 5 (5.10%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.04%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) SLA
2 6 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (16.33%) KVM
2 15 (15.31%) GPFS
3 14 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (9.18%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
7 3 (3.06%) Docker
7 3 (3.06%) Firmware
8 2 (2.04%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 18 (18.37%) EMC NetWorker
2 16 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (16.33%) Puppet
3 10 (10.20%) Tivoli
4 6 (6.12%) Control-M
5 4 (4.08%) Legato
5 4 (4.08%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.08%) Simpana
5 4 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.06%) Netcool
6 3 (3.06%) PureDisk
6 3 (3.06%) SCOM
7 2 (2.04%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (1.02%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 57 (58.16%) Red Hat
2 46 (46.94%) HP
3 39 (39.80%) Oracle
4 22 (22.45%) Axway
5 20 (20.41%) CA
6 16 (16.33%) Informatica
6 16 (16.33%) Siebel
7 14 (14.29%) EMC
7 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 14 (14.29%) ServiceNow
7 14 (14.29%) Sun
8 6 (6.12%) BMC
8 6 (6.12%) Fujitsu
9 4 (4.08%) CommVault
9 4 (4.08%) Symantec
10 3 (3.06%) arcserve
10 3 (3.06%) SAP
11 1 (1.02%) Lotus
11 1 (1.02%) TIBCO