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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 42 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 21 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.35% 3.80% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 8.54% 7.91% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 1
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£288 £263 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -38.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +27.81%
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
246 177 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 39.30% 48.10% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 121 37
Average daily rate £283 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £219 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 12 14
Average hourly rate £13.86 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.58% +138.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £43.00 £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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
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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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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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 -21 12 £283 +7.61% 1
Sunderland - 5 £288 - 1
IBM
North East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (59.52%) SQL Server
2 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
3 22 (52.38%) FTP
3 22 (52.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 22 (52.38%) VB
3 22 (52.38%) .NET
3 22 (52.38%) Visual Studio
3 22 (52.38%) Manufacturing
3 22 (52.38%) VB6
3 22 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (52.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (26.19%) JBoss
5 10 (23.81%) Linux
5 10 (23.81%) AIX
5 10 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
5 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
6 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
6 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (19.05%) Java
7 8 (19.05%) SQL
7 8 (19.05%) Oracle
7 8 (19.05%) UNIX
7 8 (19.05%) Informatica
7 8 (19.05%) Siebel
7 8 (19.05%) Axway
7 8 (19.05%) Software Packaging
7 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 11 (26.19%) JBoss
2 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
3 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 5 (11.90%) FileNet
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.38%) TPMS
6 1 (2.38%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) FTP
2 5 (11.90%) SSL
2 5 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (11.90%) LDAP
3 4 (9.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (59.52%) SQL Server
2 22 (52.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 22 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (52.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 22 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.14%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (4.76%) OLAP
5 1 (2.38%) IDMS
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
General
1 22 (52.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Programmer
1 19 (45.24%) VB Programmer
2 6 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Cognos Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Report Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Storage Architect
6 1 (2.38%) IBM Storage Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (19.05%) Software Packaging
4 3 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (2.38%) JSP
5 1 (2.38%) Servlets
5 1 (2.38%) Struts
5 1 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) XSL
5 1 (2.38%) XSLT
5 1 (2.38%) XHTML
5 1 (2.38%) J2SE
5 1 (2.38%) JMS
5 1 (2.38%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) RESTful
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) DataPower
3 5 (11.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) IBM XIV
4 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) AIX
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
1 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (19.05%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) zOS
3 1 (2.38%) VME
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 7 (16.67%) Change Control
1 7 (16.67%) DevOps
2 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.90%) Workflow
4 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.38%) Scrum
4 1 (2.38%) TDD
4 1 (2.38%) Content Management
4 1 (2.38%) Document Management
4 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.38%) BDD
4 1 (2.38%) MVC
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL
4 1 (2.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) VB
1 22 (52.38%) VB6
2 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (4.76%) C
4 2 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) COBOL
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) JCL
5 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 8 (19.05%) Informatica
3 8 (19.05%) Axway
3 8 (19.05%) Siebel
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle
4 5 (11.90%) Business Objects
4 5 (11.90%) Sun
5 3 (7.14%) Cognos
6 2 (4.76%) SAP
6 2 (4.76%) Sybase
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) OpenText
7 1 (2.38%) HP
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