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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 75 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -20
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.41% 3.15% 5.05%
As % of the Vendors category 3.02% 7.51% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 16
Median daily rate £315 £298 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +34.28%

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
331 293 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.62% 41.98% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 202 123
Median daily rate £370 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £560 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 8
Median hourly rate £21.50 £10.57 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.40% -8.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.32 £9.43 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £19.80 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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 -22 8 £315 +5.88%
Sunderland - 2 - -
IBM
North East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 58 (90.63%) AIX
2 53 (82.81%) Unix
3 47 (73.44%) Linux
4 40 (62.50%) Red Hat
5 37 (57.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (53.13%) Oracle
7 32 (50.00%) HP
8 31 (48.44%) WebSphere
8 31 (48.44%) DevOps
8 31 (48.44%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (46.88%) Puppet
9 30 (46.88%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (46.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 30 (46.88%) OO
10 29 (45.31%) Configuration Management
10 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (43.75%) Java
12 26 (40.63%) Perl
12 26 (40.63%) WebLogic
12 26 (40.63%) Software Packaging
13 25 (39.06%) Axway
13 25 (39.06%) Windows
14 24 (37.50%) SQL
14 24 (37.50%) Change Control
15 22 (34.38%) Solaris
16 21 (32.81%) JBoss
16 21 (32.81%) Siebel
16 21 (32.81%) Informatica
16 21 (32.81%) WebSphere MQ
16 21 (32.81%) IBM Operational Decision Manager

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 31 (48.44%) WebSphere
2 30 (46.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (40.63%) WebLogic
4 21 (32.81%) JBoss
5 9 (14.06%) MQSeries
6 8 (12.50%) Confluence
6 8 (12.50%) FileNet
6 8 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (10.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (10.94%) Tuxedo
8 4 (6.25%) AquaLogic
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.56%) CICS
9 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (32.81%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (6.25%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.13%) IaaS
2 2 (3.13%) PaaS
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) SSL
2 15 (23.44%) LDAP
3 8 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.94%) Network Security
5 4 (6.25%) Firewall
6 3 (4.69%) SAN
7 1 (1.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.25%) DB2
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) Adabas
5 1 (1.56%) Ingres
5 1 (1.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Product Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Products Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) DBA
6 4 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Linux Support
8 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) Software Packaging
2 21 (32.81%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (23.44%) Middleware
4 9 (14.06%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (4.69%) J2EE
6 1 (1.56%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (48.44%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (18.75%) Mainframe
3 8 (12.50%) DataPower
3 8 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (10.94%) Private Cloud
5 4 (6.25%) Clustering
5 4 (6.25%) HACMP
6 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.13%) EFT
8 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 58 (90.63%) AIX
2 53 (82.81%) Unix
3 47 (73.44%) Linux
4 37 (57.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (39.06%) Windows
6 22 (34.38%) Solaris
7 18 (28.13%) Windows Server
8 10 (15.63%) zOS
9 9 (14.06%) OS/390
10 3 (4.69%) MVS
10 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) DevOps
2 30 (46.88%) OO
3 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (45.31%) Configuration Management
4 24 (37.50%) Change Control
5 14 (21.88%) ITIL
5 14 (21.88%) Problem Management
6 13 (20.31%) Change Management
6 13 (20.31%) Workflow
7 11 (17.19%) Service Delivery
8 8 (12.50%) High Availability
9 7 (10.94%) Release Management
9 7 (10.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Open Source
11 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
11 5 (7.81%) Quality Management
12 4 (6.25%) Compliance Management
12 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (6.25%) QMS
12 4 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) Java
2 26 (40.63%) Perl
3 24 (37.50%) SQL
4 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 8 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 8 (12.50%) VB
6 3 (4.69%) C
6 3 (4.69%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) REXX
8 1 (1.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (6.25%) IBM AIX Certification
4 4 (6.25%) RHCE
5 3 (4.69%) IBM Certification
6 2 (3.13%) Degree
6 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) Docker
3 4 (6.25%) GPFS
3 4 (6.25%) KVM
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.56%) Firmware
5 1 (1.56%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 30 (46.88%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (46.88%) Puppet
2 8 (12.50%) Forum Sentry
3 6 (9.38%) Tivoli
4 5 (7.81%) Control-M
5 3 (4.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.56%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (1.56%) PureDisk
6 1 (1.56%) Simpana
6 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 34 (53.13%) Oracle
3 32 (50.00%) HP
4 25 (39.06%) Axway
5 21 (32.81%) Informatica
5 21 (32.81%) Siebel
6 18 (28.13%) Sun
7 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 9 (14.06%) CA
9 8 (12.50%) Atlassian
10 3 (4.69%) EMC
11 2 (3.13%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.56%) arcserve
12 1 (1.56%) BMC
12 1 (1.56%) Brocade
12 1 (1.56%) Cisco
12 1 (1.56%) CommVault
12 1 (1.56%) NetApp
12 1 (1.56%) Symantec
12 1 (1.56%) Veritas