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 28 August 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Certification
Rank 628 632 636
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 11 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.043% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.22% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 2
Median daily rate £425 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
10906 11233 10769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.46% 19.26% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6800 6746 6141
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 536 457
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 28 August 2016.

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 11 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 28 August 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
England -12 10 £425 +1.19% 1
London -1 7 £425 +13.33%
City of London - 5 £425 -
Watford - 1 £238 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £425 -
North East - 1 £425 -
East of England - 1 £238 -
Edinburgh - 1 £430 -
Scotland - 1 £430 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £238 -

IBM Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) IBM
2 11 (57.89%) ITIL
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
4 8 (42.11%) Banking
5 7 (36.84%) MCITP
5 7 (36.84%) Replication
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (36.84%) Migration
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) C
6 6 (31.58%) OCP
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Capacity Management
6 6 (31.58%) Database Security
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
7 5 (26.32%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ

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 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) FileNet
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Domino
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (10.53%) IBM Connections
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (5.26%) Quickr
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SDL Web 8
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 12c
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Dutch Language
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) DBA
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (15.79%) Senior DBA
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) FileNet Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Lotus Notes Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) Ajax
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) Dojo
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) JavaBeans
3 2 (10.53%) JMS
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 2 (10.53%) XPages
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Replication
2 4 (21.05%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) DataPower
3 2 (10.53%) iSeries
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) AS400
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) OS/400
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Capacity Management
3 6 (31.58%) Database Security
3 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) LotusScript
5 1 (5.26%) RPG
5 1 (5.26%) RPG/400
5 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) MCITP
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) OCP
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ACSA
3 1 (5.26%) ACSP
3 1 (5.26%) CCDP
3 1 (5.26%) CCIP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCDST
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) MCTS
3 1 (5.26%) RHCE
3 1 (5.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Lotus
5 2 (10.53%) Kofax
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) ReadSoft
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) Wyse