The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Certification over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Certification
UK
Rank 601 627 588
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -39
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 7 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.002% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.074% 0.009% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 17
Median daily rate £325 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £500 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9451 11046 10615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.81% 21.24% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6071 6870 6071
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 445 500
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% +86.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

IBM Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IBM Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

IBM Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IBM Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Certification within the UK.

IBM Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IBM Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

IBM Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IBM Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Certification within the UK.

IBM Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IBM Certification
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +37 5 £325 -35.00%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £325 -
North East - 3 £325 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
London - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 - -

IBM Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for IBM Certification.

1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) DB2
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) FileNet
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2

IBM Certification
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) FileNet
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Utilities
1 1 (9.09%) Temenos T24
1 1 (9.09%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 1 (9.09%) ActiveReports
4 1 (9.09%) Ingres
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DBA
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) DB2 Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) FileNet Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) FileNet Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) MVS
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 1 (9.09%) Database Security
5 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) OCP
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) IFRS
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) Kofax
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Temenos