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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 64 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing IBM 25 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.18% 2.60% 3.83%
As % of the Vendors category 6.22% 6.59% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 12
Median daily rate £340 £338 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £446 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
402 273 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 51.15% 39.45% 50.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 162 154
Median daily rate £350 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.93 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.62% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £10.06 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -15 22 £340 +0.74% 1
Sunderland - 2 - -
IBM
North East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 64 (84.21%) AIX
2 57 (75.00%) Unix
3 52 (68.42%) Linux
4 43 (56.58%) Red Hat
5 42 (55.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (51.32%) Oracle
7 34 (44.74%) HP
8 33 (43.42%) WebSphere
9 32 (42.11%) DevOps
9 32 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (42.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 32 (42.11%) Java
10 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (40.79%) Puppet
10 31 (40.79%) Opscode Chef
11 30 (39.47%) Configuration Management
11 30 (39.47%) Windows
12 29 (38.16%) OO
13 28 (36.84%) Perl
14 27 (35.53%) WebLogic
15 26 (34.21%) SQL
15 26 (34.21%) Axway
16 25 (32.89%) Software Packaging
16 25 (32.89%) Solaris
17 23 (30.26%) Change Control
17 23 (30.26%) Windows Server
18 22 (28.95%) ITIL
19 21 (27.63%) SSL
20 20 (26.32%) Sun
20 20 (26.32%) Informatica

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 33 (43.42%) WebSphere
2 32 (42.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (35.53%) WebLogic
4 20 (26.32%) JBoss
5 12 (15.79%) MQSeries
6 10 (13.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (13.16%) Tuxedo
7 8 (10.53%) Confluence
7 8 (10.53%) FileNet
7 8 (10.53%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (7.89%) AquaLogic
8 6 (7.89%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (2.63%) Apache
9 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.32%) CICS
10 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.32%) InDesign
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (26.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (7.89%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (2.63%) GitHub
2 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Linode
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.63%) SSL
2 15 (19.74%) LDAP
3 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (9.21%) Network Security
6 6 (7.89%) SAN
7 5 (6.58%) Firewall
8 1 (1.32%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.26%) DataStage
2 4 (5.26%) DB2
2 4 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.63%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) Adabas
5 1 (1.32%) Ingres
5 1 (1.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (2.63%) GitLab
3 2 (2.63%) Subversion
3 2 (2.63%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Administrator
4 7 (9.21%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Unix Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Product Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Products Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) DBA
7 4 (5.26%) Linux Support
7 4 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) DB2 DBA
8 3 (3.95%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.89%) Software Packaging
2 20 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (23.68%) Middleware
4 12 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (6.58%) J2EE
6 2 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.63%) LAMP
6 2 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.32%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (17.11%) Mainframe
3 9 (11.84%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (10.53%) Clustering
4 8 (10.53%) DataPower
5 7 (9.21%) Private Cloud
6 4 (5.26%) HACMP
7 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.63%) EFT
8 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (84.21%) AIX
2 57 (75.00%) Unix
3 52 (68.42%) Linux
4 42 (55.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (39.47%) Windows
6 25 (32.89%) Solaris
7 23 (30.26%) Windows Server
8 12 (15.79%) OS/390
9 11 (14.47%) zOS
10 3 (3.95%) MVS
10 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) DevOps
2 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (39.47%) Configuration Management
4 29 (38.16%) OO
5 23 (30.26%) Change Control
6 22 (28.95%) ITIL
7 17 (22.37%) Service Delivery
8 16 (21.05%) Problem Management
9 15 (19.74%) Change Management
10 13 (17.11%) Workflow
11 12 (15.79%) High Availability
12 9 (11.84%) Release Management
12 9 (11.84%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (10.53%) Compliance Management
14 6 (7.89%) Open Source
14 6 (7.89%) QMS
14 6 (7.89%) Security Management
15 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
15 5 (6.58%) Quality Management
16 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) Java
2 28 (36.84%) Perl
3 26 (34.21%) SQL
4 11 (14.47%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.53%) VB
6 5 (6.58%) C
6 5 (6.58%) C++
7 3 (3.95%) REXX
8 2 (2.63%) Jython
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) Python
8 2 (2.63%) Ruby
9 1 (1.32%) COBOL
9 1 (1.32%) JCL
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.53%) RHCE
4 6 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.26%) IBM AIX Certification
6 3 (3.95%) IBM Certification
7 2 (2.63%) Degree
7 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) KVM
2 6 (7.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.58%) Docker
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (5.26%) GPFS
5 2 (2.63%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.63%) Xen
6 1 (1.32%) Firmware
6 1 (1.32%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 31 (40.79%) Opscode Chef
1 31 (40.79%) Puppet
2 6 (7.89%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (7.89%) Tivoli
3 5 (6.58%) Control-M
4 2 (2.63%) Ansible
4 2 (2.63%) Nagios
4 2 (2.63%) OpenNMS
4 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.63%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.32%) Legato
5 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.32%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.32%) PureDisk
5 1 (1.32%) Simpana
5 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Red Hat
2 39 (51.32%) Oracle
3 34 (44.74%) HP
4 26 (34.21%) Axway
5 20 (26.32%) Informatica
5 20 (26.32%) Siebel
5 20 (26.32%) Sun
6 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
7 9 (11.84%) CA
8 8 (10.53%) Atlassian
9 6 (7.89%) EMC
10 4 (5.26%) Fujitsu
11 2 (2.63%) Google
11 2 (2.63%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.63%) SaltStack
11 2 (2.63%) VMware
12 1 (1.32%) arcserve
12 1 (1.32%) BMC
12 1 (1.32%) Brocade
12 1 (1.32%) Symantec