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 26 May 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.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Certification
Rank 599 572 530
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -42
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 6 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.017% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.058% 0.088% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £343 £431
% change year-on-year
+31.38% -20.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
10378 10241 8449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.08% 19.44% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5937 5984 4542
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 524 456
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.88 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% -16.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 6 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 26 May 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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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
England -1 6 £450 +36.36% 2
London +6 4 £463 +32.14% 1
Reading +8 2 £450 - 1
Berkshire +1 2 £450 - 1
South East -5 2 £450 - 1
City of London - 2 £463 - 1

IBM Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) IBM
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
3 15 (53.57%) WebSphere
4 12 (42.86%) DB2
4 12 (42.86%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) Java
6 8 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.00%) FileNet
7 7 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (21.43%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) FTP
8 6 (21.43%) DataPower
9 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
9 5 (17.86%) Kofax
9 5 (17.86%) SDLC
9 5 (17.86%) HTTP
9 5 (17.86%) Middleware
9 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
9 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (17.86%) Back Office
9 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
10 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (14.29%) ITIL
10 4 (14.29%) UNIX
10 4 (14.29%) Windows NT
10 4 (14.29%) ClearCase
10 4 (14.29%) Cognos

IBM Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 15 (53.57%) WebSphere
2 7 (25.00%) FileNet
2 7 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
4 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.71%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) FTP
2 5 (17.86%) HTTP
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
3 4 (14.29%) APPN
3 4 (14.29%) Internet
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) SNA
4 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) DB2
2 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 4 (14.29%) TortoiseSVN
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Hudson
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Back Office
3 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) FileNet Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) FileNet Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Data Modeller
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Integrator
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
3 5 (17.86%) Middleware
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) APPC
4 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (7.14%) JMS
6 1 (3.57%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) Spring Batch
6 1 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) XSLT
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) DataPower
2 4 (14.29%) AS400
2 4 (14.29%) iSeries
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Windows NT
3 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.29%) AIX
3 4 (14.29%) HPUX
3 4 (14.29%) Solaris
3 4 (14.29%) zOS
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (14.29%) i5/OS
4 3 (10.71%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
1 5 (17.86%) SDLC
1 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
1 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) EAI
2 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 4 (14.29%) SOA
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) Analytics
2 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Document Management
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) RPG
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) C
2 4 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) Kofax
3 4 (14.29%) Cognos
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) NetIQ
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) HP
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Spencer Rose
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