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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 59 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 46 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.06% 2.63% 1.93%
As % of the Vendors category 7.44% 6.40% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 6
Median daily rate £340 £320 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £443 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.08
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.37%
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
618 297 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 54.59% 41.08% 47.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 177 191
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £49.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -7 44 £340 +6.25% 2
Sunderland - 1 - -
IBM
North East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 80 (86.02%) AIX
2 62 (66.67%) Unix
2 62 (66.67%) Linux
3 53 (56.99%) Red Hat
4 51 (54.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (52.69%) Oracle
6 45 (48.39%) HP
7 40 (43.01%) Java
8 37 (39.78%) Windows
8 37 (39.78%) ITIL
8 37 (39.78%) WebSphere
9 36 (38.71%) Perl
9 36 (38.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 34 (36.56%) Configuration Management
11 33 (35.48%) Solaris
11 33 (35.48%) Security Cleared
12 32 (34.41%) WebLogic
12 32 (34.41%) Service Delivery
13 30 (32.26%) Axway
13 30 (32.26%) Puppet
13 30 (32.26%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (32.26%) Windows Server
14 29 (31.18%) DevOps
15 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (30.11%) OO
16 27 (29.03%) SQL
16 27 (29.03%) SSL
17 25 (26.88%) Sun
17 25 (26.88%) Middleware

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 37 (39.78%) WebSphere
2 36 (38.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 32 (34.41%) WebLogic
4 20 (21.51%) JBoss
5 17 (18.28%) MQSeries
6 15 (16.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 15 (16.13%) Tuxedo
7 11 (11.83%) AquaLogic
7 11 (11.83%) Oracle Application Server
8 9 (9.68%) FileNet
9 8 (8.60%) Confluence
9 8 (8.60%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (2.15%) Apache
10 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.08%) CICS
11 1 (1.08%) CMS
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.08%) InDesign
1 1 (1.08%) MS Office
1 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (20.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (11.83%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.08%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (2.15%) GitHub
2 2 (2.15%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.15%) Linode
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.03%) SSL
2 14 (15.05%) SAN
3 13 (13.98%) LDAP
4 12 (12.90%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (7.53%) Network Security
7 6 (6.45%) Firewall
8 1 (1.08%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.08%) FTP
8 1 (1.08%) Internet
8 1 (1.08%) LAN
8 1 (1.08%) VPN
8 1 (1.08%) WAN
8 1 (1.08%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.30%) DataStage
2 4 (4.30%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.15%) MySQL
3 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.08%) Adabas
4 1 (1.08%) DB2
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.08%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.60%) JIRA
3 2 (2.15%) GitLab
3 2 (2.15%) Subversion
3 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.98%) Linux Support
4 8 (8.60%) Administrator
4 8 (8.60%) Unix Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Server Support
6 6 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Linux Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.38%) Linux Server Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Product Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Products Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.30%) Middleware Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.88%) Middleware
2 24 (25.81%) Software Packaging
3 19 (20.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 18 (19.35%) IBM Integration Bus
5 10 (10.75%) J2EE
6 2 (2.15%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.15%) ISPF
6 2 (2.15%) LAMP
6 2 (2.15%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.15%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (18.28%) Clustering
3 14 (15.05%) Mainframe
4 12 (12.90%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (8.60%) DataPower
6 7 (7.53%) Private Cloud
7 4 (4.30%) HACMP
8 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (86.02%) AIX
2 62 (66.67%) Linux
2 62 (66.67%) Unix
3 51 (54.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (39.78%) Windows
5 33 (35.48%) Solaris
6 30 (32.26%) Windows Server
7 17 (18.28%) OS/390
8 14 (15.05%) zOS
9 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.15%) CentOS
10 2 (2.15%) MVS
11 1 (1.08%) HPUX
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) ITIL
2 34 (36.56%) Configuration Management
3 32 (34.41%) Service Delivery
4 29 (31.18%) DevOps
5 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (30.11%) OO
6 22 (23.66%) Change Control
6 22 (23.66%) High Availability
7 19 (20.43%) Problem Management
8 18 (19.35%) Change Management
9 17 (18.28%) Compliance Management
10 15 (16.13%) Release Management
11 14 (15.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (13.98%) Workflow
13 11 (11.83%) QMS
13 11 (11.83%) Security Management
14 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
15 5 (5.38%) Quality Management
16 4 (4.30%) ETL
16 4 (4.30%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) Java
2 36 (38.71%) Perl
3 27 (29.03%) SQL
4 11 (11.83%) PowerShell
5 10 (10.75%) C
5 10 (10.75%) C++
5 10 (10.75%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.75%) VB
6 4 (4.30%) REXX
7 2 (2.15%) COBOL
7 2 (2.15%) JCL
7 2 (2.15%) Jython
7 2 (2.15%) PHP
7 2 (2.15%) Python
7 2 (2.15%) Ruby
8 1 (1.08%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.08%) Korn
8 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.43%) SC Cleared
3 18 (19.35%) RHCE
4 13 (13.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.30%) Degree
6 4 (4.30%) IBM AIX Certification
7 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.08%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.28%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (18.28%) KVM
2 13 (13.98%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (8.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.38%) Docker
5 4 (4.30%) GPFS
6 2 (2.15%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (2.15%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.15%) Xen
7 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (32.26%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (32.26%) Puppet
2 14 (15.05%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (9.68%) Tivoli
4 5 (5.38%) Control-M
5 2 (2.15%) Ansible
5 2 (2.15%) Nagios
5 2 (2.15%) OpenNMS
5 2 (2.15%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.15%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.08%) Legato
6 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.08%) Netcool
6 1 (1.08%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (1.08%) PureDisk
6 1 (1.08%) SCOM
6 1 (1.08%) Simpana
6 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (56.99%) Red Hat
2 49 (52.69%) Oracle
3 45 (48.39%) HP
4 30 (32.26%) Axway
5 25 (26.88%) Sun
6 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
7 19 (20.43%) Informatica
7 19 (20.43%) Siebel
8 14 (15.05%) EMC
9 12 (12.90%) CA
10 9 (9.68%) Fujitsu
11 8 (8.60%) Atlassian
12 3 (3.23%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.15%) Google
13 2 (2.15%) Rackspace
13 2 (2.15%) SaltStack
13 2 (2.15%) SAP
13 2 (2.15%) VMware
14 1 (1.08%) Adobe
14 1 (1.08%) Cisco