The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 49 79 70
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM 82 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.21% 1.40% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 6.82% 2.82% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 17 23
Average daily rate £450 £435 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £255 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £610 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +100.00%
IBM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1202 1099 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.10% 49.75% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 555 504
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 111 61
Average hourly rate £15.80 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £30.00 £111.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the West Midlands region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the West Midlands region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IBM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire +11 14 £500 +66.66%
Birmingham 0 12 £380 -20.00% 5
Coventry -2 10 £363 -39.58% 5
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £495 -
Shropshire - 3 £400 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 35 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 34 (25.00%) SQL
2 34 (25.00%) Windows
2 34 (25.00%) Finance
3 31 (22.79%) Unix
4 29 (21.32%) Oracle
5 28 (20.59%) ETL
6 27 (19.85%) IBM InfoSphere
7 26 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (18.38%) Web Services
8 25 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (17.65%) DataPower
9 24 (17.65%) Middleware
9 24 (17.65%) Cognos
10 22 (16.18%) SOAP
11 21 (15.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (15.44%) REST
12 20 (14.71%) RESTful
13 19 (13.97%) Migration
14 17 (12.50%) Netezza
15 16 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
16 14 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (9.56%) Data Modelling
17 13 (9.56%) Lotus
17 13 (9.56%) Data Quality
18 12 (8.82%) Data Governance
18 12 (8.82%) MS Excel
18 12 (8.82%) IBM Notes
19 11 (8.09%) MS Office

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (8.82%) IBM Notes
2 11 (8.09%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.88%) IBM Domino
3 8 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 8 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.94%) SAS
7 3 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.21%) FileNet
8 2 (1.47%) Apache
8 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.74%) Node.js
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.09%) MS Office
3 4 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.94%) SPSS
4 2 (1.47%) Simulink
4 2 (1.47%) Stateflow
4 2 (1.47%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.74%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.15%) Office 365
2 4 (2.94%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.74%) IaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) Skype
2 5 (3.68%) SAN
3 4 (2.94%) FlexRay
4 2 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.47%) Firewall
4 2 (1.47%) LDAP
4 2 (1.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.74%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.74%) DMVPN
5 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.74%) FTP
5 1 (0.74%) Internet
5 1 (0.74%) MPLS
5 1 (0.74%) VoIP
5 1 (0.74%) Wireless
5 1 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.85%) IBM InfoSphere
2 16 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.62%) DataStage
4 9 (6.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.88%) QualityStage
6 5 (3.68%) Data Mart
6 5 (3.68%) OLAP
6 5 (3.68%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (2.94%) Big Data
7 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.21%) DB2
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.47%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.47%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.74%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.74%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 21 (15.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.74%) Mocha
4 1 (0.74%) Protractor
4 1 (0.74%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 34 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (4.41%) Retail
3 5 (3.68%) Automotive
3 5 (3.68%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.94%) Electronics
4 4 (2.94%) Publishing
5 3 (2.21%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.21%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (20.59%) Consultant
2 25 (18.38%) Architect
3 21 (15.44%) Analyst
4 20 (14.71%) Middleware Consultant
5 16 (11.76%) Developer
6 13 (9.56%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.62%) Data Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) ETL Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.41%) Messaging Architect
10 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) SAP Architect
11 4 (2.94%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Data Modeller
11 4 (2.94%) Lead Architect
12 3 (2.21%) Data Architect
12 3 (2.21%) DataStage Developer
12 3 (2.21%) Java Developer
12 3 (2.21%) Support Analyst
12 3 (2.21%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.38%) Web Services
2 24 (17.65%) Middleware
3 22 (16.18%) SOAP
4 21 (15.44%) REST
5 20 (14.71%) RESTful
6 4 (2.94%) SAP Basis
6 4 (2.94%) SAP PI
7 3 (2.21%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (2.21%) XML
8 2 (1.47%) CSS
8 2 (1.47%) HTML
8 2 (1.47%) ISPF
8 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 1 (0.74%) .NET
9 1 (0.74%) J2EE
9 1 (0.74%) Java EE
9 1 (0.74%) JSP
9 1 (0.74%) JSTL
9 1 (0.74%) Spring
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (17.65%) DataPower
3 7 (5.15%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.94%) CAN bus
4 4 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.21%) AS400
5 3 (2.21%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.47%) NHS
6 2 (1.47%) Social Media
6 2 (1.47%) Statistics
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.74%) EPoS
7 1 (0.74%) HACMP
7 1 (0.74%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.74%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.00%) Windows
2 31 (22.79%) Unix
3 7 (5.15%) Linux
3 7 (5.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.68%) AIX
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) HPUX
6 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.59%) ETL
2 26 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (13.97%) Migration
4 13 (9.56%) Data Modelling
5 12 (8.82%) Data Governance
6 10 (7.35%) Data Analysis
6 10 (7.35%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (5.88%) Analytics
8 7 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.15%) Change Management
8 7 (5.15%) Project Management
8 7 (5.15%) SDLC
8 7 (5.15%) TOGAF
9 6 (4.41%) ETL Development
9 6 (4.41%) ITIL
9 6 (4.41%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.68%) Data Architecture
10 5 (3.68%) Data Mapping
10 5 (3.68%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.68%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (6.62%) Java
3 7 (5.15%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.94%) MATLAB
6 3 (2.21%) C
6 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.47%) Groovy
7 2 (1.47%) JCL
7 2 (1.47%) Perl
7 2 (1.47%) Python
7 2 (1.47%) R
7 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.74%) C#
8 1 (0.74%) COBOL
8 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.15%) Degree
3 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) CCNP
4 2 (1.47%) ISEB
4 2 (1.47%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.47%) PMP
5 1 (0.74%) CCNA
5 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.74%) MCITP
5 1 (0.74%) MCSA
5 1 (0.74%) MCSE
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.56%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.94%) ISO26262
2 4 (2.94%) QA
3 3 (2.21%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.47%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.21%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.47%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (1.47%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.74%) KVM
4 1 (0.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.21%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.47%) OpenView
3 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 35 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 29 (21.32%) Oracle
3 24 (17.65%) Cognos
4 17 (12.50%) Netezza
5 13 (9.56%) Lotus
6 11 (8.09%) SAP
7 9 (6.62%) VMware
8 7 (5.15%) HP
9 5 (3.68%) Cisco
10 4 (2.94%) Citrix
10 4 (2.94%) Dell
11 3 (2.21%) JD Edwards
11 3 (2.21%) NetApp
11 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.21%) Tableau
12 2 (1.47%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.47%) BMC
12 2 (1.47%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.47%) Concur
12 2 (1.47%) Intel
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