The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 31 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 12 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.29% 0.99% 5.97%
As % of the Vendors category 6.74% 2.20% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 20
Average daily rate
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£260 £425 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £425 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £24.05 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+29.96% -24.85%
Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
178 91 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 48.77% 44.83% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 36 85
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.90% -52.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £8.20 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £10.61 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
IBM
North East

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
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 23 July 2014. 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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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 -4 12 £260 -38.82% 1
IBM
North East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 25 (69.44%) Red Hat
2 21 (58.33%) Linux
3 20 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (52.78%) WebSphere
4 19 (52.78%) UNIX
5 17 (47.22%) AIX
6 15 (41.67%) Oracle
6 15 (41.67%) Informatica
7 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 11 (30.56%) JBoss
9 10 (27.78%) WebLogic
9 10 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (25.00%) Siebel
10 9 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
11 8 (22.22%) VMware
11 8 (22.22%) ETL
12 7 (19.44%) Change Control
12 7 (19.44%) Axway
12 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
12 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
13 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (16.67%) Open Source
13 6 (16.67%) Middleware
13 6 (16.67%) Service Management
13 6 (16.67%) LAN
13 6 (16.67%) WAN
13 6 (16.67%) VPN
13 6 (16.67%) SQL
13 6 (16.67%) HP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 19 (52.78%) WebSphere
2 10 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (27.78%) WebLogic
3 4 (11.11%) FileNet
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) PRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) LAN
1 6 (16.67%) WAN
1 6 (16.67%) VPN
2 5 (13.89%) LDAP
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.33%) CA Gen Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.78%) Functional Tester
6 1 (2.78%) AS400 Support
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX Support
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (16.67%) Middleware
3 3 (8.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Open Source
2 5 (13.89%) HACMP
2 5 (13.89%) Mainframe
3 4 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.56%) iSeries
4 2 (5.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 20 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (52.78%) UNIX
4 17 (47.22%) AIX
5 5 (13.89%) Solaris
6 4 (11.11%) zOS
7 1 (2.78%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (22.22%) ETL
3 7 (19.44%) Change Control
4 6 (16.67%) Service Management
5 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.89%) Workflow
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.78%) OO
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.78%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) COBOL
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) RPG
3 2 (5.56%) RPG IV
4 1 (2.78%) JCL
4 1 (2.78%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) GPFS
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Red Hat
2 15 (41.67%) Oracle
2 15 (41.67%) Informatica
3 11 (30.56%) JBoss
4 9 (25.00%) Siebel
5 8 (22.22%) VMware
6 7 (19.44%) Axway
7 6 (16.67%) HP
8 4 (11.11%) Sun
8 4 (11.11%) Business Objects
9 3 (8.33%) CA
10 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.78%) Talend
10 1 (2.78%) TIBCO