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 22 August 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Certification
Rank 589 550 575
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +25
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 6 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.053% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 23 10
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£450 £455 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +27.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £430 £382
% change year-on-year
- +12.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
10583 9372 10095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.78% 17.58% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5994 5137 5169
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 485 631
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.11 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.91 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

IBM Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
England -46 6 £450 -2.17% 2
London +9 3 £450 -2.17% 2
Reading +9 3 - -
Berkshire +2 3 - -
South East -12 3 - -
City of London +30 1 - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Watford - - - -
East of England - - - -

IBM Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IBM Certification 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 Certification.

1 16 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
3 8 (50.00%) Clustering
3 8 (50.00%) DB2
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) AIX
5 6 (37.50%) High Availability
6 5 (31.25%) Solaris
6 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
6 5 (31.25%) DataPower
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Replication
7 4 (25.00%) Service Management
7 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) SLA
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (18.75%) ATM
8 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (18.75%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Workflow
8 3 (18.75%) Identity Management

IBM Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IBM Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (18.75%) Moodle
3 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Connections
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) ATM
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) MSDE
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Portal Developer
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Services Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Clustering
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) DataPower
3 4 (25.00%) Replication
4 2 (12.50%) FMCG
5 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) AIX
4 5 (31.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) High Availability
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (18.75%) IBM WebSphere Certification
1 3 (18.75%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
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