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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 58 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.19% 3.72% 5.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 7.45% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -36.48%
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
222 94 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.77% 50.00% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 39 79
Average daily rate £347 £333 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% +30.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £170 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £493 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 18
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.20 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.74 £11.24 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 -39 1 - - 1
IBM
North East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (69.57%) Red Hat
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
2 13 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Oracle
4 11 (47.83%) Informatica
5 9 (39.13%) UNIX
6 8 (34.78%) AIX
6 8 (34.78%) ETL
6 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
7 6 (26.09%) COBOL
7 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
7 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (21.74%) Siebel
8 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
8 5 (21.74%) JBoss
9 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
9 4 (17.39%) Axway
10 3 (13.04%) Change Control
10 3 (13.04%) Open Source
10 3 (13.04%) GPFS
10 3 (13.04%) CA Gen
10 3 (13.04%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
10 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (13.04%) FileNet
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) PRMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) SSL
1 3 (13.04%) LDAP
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
1 3 (13.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) CA Gen
2 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 3 (13.04%) CA Gen Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) AS400 Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
3 3 (13.04%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (13.04%) HACMP
4 2 (8.70%) AS400
4 2 (8.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
1 13 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (39.13%) UNIX
3 8 (34.78%) AIX
4 3 (13.04%) zOS
4 3 (13.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ETL
2 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Workflow
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) COBOL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) RPG
4 2 (8.70%) RPG IV
5 1 (4.35%) RPG/400
5 1 (4.35%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) GPFS
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Red Hat
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 11 (47.83%) Informatica
4 8 (34.78%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) Siebel
5 5 (21.74%) JBoss
6 4 (17.39%) Axway
7 3 (13.04%) Sun
7 3 (13.04%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) CA
7 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
8 1 (4.35%) Talend
8 1 (4.35%) TIBCO