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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 51 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 65 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.35% 4.52% 4.84%
As % of the Vendors category 9.35% 10.89% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 21
Median daily rate £290 £288 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +35.45%
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
695 257 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 57.20% 41.52% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 139 147
Median daily rate £285 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 34 9
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.09% -47.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -3 64 £290 +2.47%
IBM
North East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 60 (68.97%) AIX
2 47 (54.02%) Unix
3 45 (51.72%) Red Hat
4 44 (50.57%) Linux
5 42 (48.28%) Security Cleared
6 35 (40.23%) HP
6 35 (40.23%) ITIL
7 33 (37.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (36.78%) Solaris
9 31 (35.63%) Configuration Management
9 31 (35.63%) SC Cleared
10 30 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (34.48%) Oracle
11 29 (33.33%) WebSphere
12 27 (31.03%) Java
13 26 (29.89%) Perl
14 25 (28.74%) Mainframe
15 23 (26.44%) Firewall
15 23 (26.44%) Middleware
15 23 (26.44%) CA
15 23 (26.44%) WebSphere Application Server
15 23 (26.44%) IBM Mainframe
15 23 (26.44%) High Availability
16 22 (25.29%) Service Delivery
17 21 (24.14%) WebLogic
18 20 (22.99%) Windows
18 20 (22.99%) JCL
18 20 (22.99%) Axway
19 19 (21.84%) zOS
19 19 (21.84%) Service Management

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 29 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 23 (26.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 21 (24.14%) WebLogic
4 16 (18.39%) JBoss
5 8 (9.20%) CICS
6 7 (8.05%) MQSeries
6 7 (8.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (8.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (8.05%) Tuxedo
7 6 (6.90%) Apache
7 6 (6.90%) Confluence
7 6 (6.90%) IIS
7 6 (6.90%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (5.75%) FileNet
9 4 (4.60%) AquaLogic
10 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.15%) IBM Domino
11 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (14.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (4.60%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.44%) Firewall
2 17 (19.54%) LAN
2 17 (19.54%) SSL
2 17 (19.54%) VPN
2 17 (19.54%) WAN
3 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 14 (16.09%) FTP
5 8 (9.20%) SAN
6 7 (8.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (8.05%) LDAP
6 7 (8.05%) Network Security
7 6 (6.90%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) DB2
2 7 (8.05%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (6.90%) Easytrieve
3 6 (6.90%) MS Access
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Eclipse
2 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.90%) JIRA
2 6 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.30%) CA Gen
4 1 (1.15%) JMeter
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Maven
4 1 (1.15%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (18.39%) Support Engineer
1 16 (18.39%) Unix Engineer
2 11 (12.64%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (12.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.20%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (9.20%) Administrator
3 8 (9.20%) Developer
4 7 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (8.05%) Linux Support
4 7 (8.05%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Applications Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Middleware Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) AIX Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Mainframe Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) Middleware
2 16 (18.39%) ISPF
3 14 (16.09%) Software Packaging
4 13 (14.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (9.20%) IBM Integration Bus
6 7 (8.05%) J2EE
7 6 (6.90%) .NET
7 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.30%) Regular Expression
9 1 (1.15%) iBATIS
9 1 (1.15%) Spring
9 1 (1.15%) Web Services
9 1 (1.15%) XML
9 1 (1.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (28.74%) Mainframe
3 23 (26.44%) IBM Mainframe
4 15 (17.24%) HACMP
5 7 (8.05%) Clustering
5 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
5 7 (8.05%) DataPower
6 6 (6.90%) VSAM
7 4 (4.60%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.30%) AS400
9 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (68.97%) AIX
2 47 (54.02%) Unix
3 44 (50.57%) Linux
4 33 (37.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (36.78%) Solaris
6 20 (22.99%) Windows
7 19 (21.84%) zOS
8 15 (17.24%) Windows Server
9 14 (16.09%) MVS
10 7 (8.05%) OS/390
11 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (2.30%) HPUX
12 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) ITIL
2 31 (35.63%) Configuration Management
3 23 (26.44%) High Availability
4 22 (25.29%) Service Delivery
5 19 (21.84%) Service Management
6 18 (20.69%) Workflow
7 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (18.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (18.39%) OO
8 15 (17.24%) Change Management
9 14 (16.09%) Problem Management
10 13 (14.94%) Change Control
10 13 (14.94%) DevOps
10 13 (14.94%) Open Source
11 12 (13.79%) ITIL V3
12 11 (12.64%) Lean Six Sigma
12 11 (12.64%) Six Sigma
13 10 (11.49%) Release Management
13 10 (11.49%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (8.05%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.03%) Java
2 26 (29.89%) Perl
3 20 (22.99%) JCL
4 16 (18.39%) REXX
5 14 (16.09%) SQL
6 12 (13.79%) C++
7 10 (11.49%) COBOL
8 7 (8.05%) C
9 6 (6.90%) Assembly Language
9 6 (6.90%) C#
9 6 (6.90%) CLIST
9 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.90%) VBA
10 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.75%) VB
11 2 (2.30%) Bourne shell
11 2 (2.30%) Korn
11 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.30%) VBScript
12 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 31 (35.63%) SC Cleared
3 15 (17.24%) IBM AIX Certification
4 13 (14.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (11.49%) RHCE
6 7 (8.05%) Degree
7 2 (2.30%) AAT
7 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
2 5 (5.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 15 (17.24%) GPFS
2 14 (16.09%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (8.05%) KVM
4 6 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
5 5 (5.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (3.45%) Docker
6 3 (3.45%) Firmware
7 2 (2.30%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (18.39%) Puppet
2 9 (10.34%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (8.05%) Tivoli
4 6 (6.90%) Control-M
5 3 (3.45%) Legato
5 3 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.45%) PureDisk
5 3 (3.45%) Simpana
5 3 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.30%) Netcool
6 2 (2.30%) SCOM
6 2 (2.30%) Tivoli NetView
7 1 (1.15%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 45 (51.72%) Red Hat
2 35 (40.23%) HP
3 30 (34.48%) Oracle
4 23 (26.44%) CA
5 20 (22.99%) Axway
6 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
7 16 (18.39%) Informatica
7 16 (18.39%) Siebel
8 12 (13.79%) Sun
9 11 (12.64%) ServiceNow
10 6 (6.90%) BMC
10 6 (6.90%) EMC
10 6 (6.90%) Micro Focus
11 4 (4.60%) Fujitsu
12 3 (3.45%) arcserve
12 3 (3.45%) CommVault
12 3 (3.45%) Symantec
13 2 (2.30%) SAP
14 1 (1.15%) Lotus
14 1 (1.15%) TIBCO