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 21 November 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.

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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 46 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 76 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.15% 1.77% 2.22%
As % of the Vendors category 6.46% 3.79% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £448 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.69 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -35.17%
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
1177 949 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.74% 46.61% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 481 464
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 82 101
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.52 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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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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 +18 28 £425 - 1
Birmingham +7 12 £650 +48.57% 4
Coventry -5 12 £406 +8.33% 3
Staffordshire -1 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 £200 -
Solihull - 2 £463 -
Shropshire -14 1 - -
West Bromwich - - - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 66 (45.52%) WebSphere
2 36 (24.83%) Java
2 36 (24.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 35 (24.14%) XML
4 33 (22.76%) Middleware
5 30 (20.69%) UNIX
6 28 (19.31%) WebSphere MQ
7 27 (18.62%) SAP
8 25 (17.24%) SOA
9 24 (16.55%) Windows
9 24 (16.55%) Oracle
9 24 (16.55%) Microsoft
10 22 (15.17%) SQL
11 20 (13.79%) Web Services
11 20 (13.79%) Manufacturing
12 19 (13.10%) SOAP
13 15 (10.34%) Finance
14 13 (8.97%) XSD
14 13 (8.97%) Linux
15 12 (8.28%) EAI
15 12 (8.28%) MS Excel
15 12 (8.28%) Automotive
15 12 (8.28%) Migration
15 12 (8.28%) DataPower
15 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (7.59%) REST
16 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
16 11 (7.59%) FTP
16 11 (7.59%) HTTP
16 11 (7.59%) Red Hat

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 66 (45.52%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.45%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.76%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (2.07%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.38%) Lync
5 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.69%) JBoss
6 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) SPSS
4 1 (0.69%) CATIA
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) TRIRIGA
2 4 (2.76%) Maximo
3 2 (1.38%) BPCS
3 2 (1.38%) Eikon
4 1 (0.69%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.69%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.69%) Magento
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.38%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.38%) IBM SmartCloud
1 2 (1.38%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.59%) FTP
1 11 (7.59%) HTTP
2 8 (5.52%) Firewall
3 5 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.45%) SAN
4 3 (2.07%) Broadband
5 2 (1.38%) Packet Switching
5 2 (1.38%) WAN
5 2 (1.38%) MPLS
5 2 (1.38%) VPN
5 2 (1.38%) Wireless
5 2 (1.38%) IPsec
5 2 (1.38%) LDAP
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.45%) DataStage
3 4 (2.76%) DB2
3 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.07%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.07%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.38%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (1.38%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (1.38%) WhereScape RED
5 2 (1.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.38%) QualityStage
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.69%) MySQL
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.69%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 6 (4.14%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.07%) ClearCase
2 3 (2.07%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.38%) PVCS
3 2 (1.38%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.69%) Ant
4 1 (0.69%) ERwin
4 1 (0.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.69%) Maven
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 20 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 15 (10.34%) Finance
3 12 (8.28%) Automotive
4 6 (4.14%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Retail
5 2 (1.38%) Marketing
5 2 (1.38%) Legal
5 2 (1.38%) Military
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (24.14%) Analyst
2 33 (22.76%) Architect
3 27 (18.62%) Developer
4 22 (15.17%) Integration Architect
5 12 (8.28%) Business Analyst
5 12 (8.28%) WebSphere Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Consultant
7 10 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.21%) Programme Manager
9 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (3.45%) Middleware Analyst
10 5 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Integration Analyst
11 4 (2.76%) Integration Manager
11 4 (2.76%) Administrator
11 4 (2.76%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 35 (24.14%) XML
3 33 (22.76%) Middleware
4 28 (19.31%) WebSphere MQ
5 20 (13.79%) Web Services
6 19 (13.10%) SOAP
7 13 (8.97%) XSD
8 11 (7.59%) REST
9 10 (6.90%) J2EE
10 7 (4.83%) WSDL
11 6 (4.14%) XML Schema
11 6 (4.14%) TopLink
12 4 (2.76%) HTML
13 2 (1.38%) CSS
13 2 (1.38%) EDI
13 2 (1.38%) XMPP
13 2 (1.38%) RESTful
14 1 (0.69%) SAP PI
14 1 (0.69%) Spring
14 1 (0.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) DataPower
1 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.76%) Kindle
4 4 (2.76%) AS400
4 4 (2.76%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.38%) GIS
5 2 (1.38%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.38%) Open Source
5 2 (1.38%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.69%) iSeries
6 1 (0.69%) LPAR
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
6 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.69%) Replication
6 1 (0.69%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.69%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.69%) UNIX
2 24 (16.55%) Windows
3 13 (8.97%) Linux
4 9 (6.21%) zOS
4 9 (6.21%) AIX
5 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.45%) Solaris
7 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.69%) i5/OS
8 1 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.24%) SOA
2 12 (8.28%) EAI
2 12 (8.28%) Migration
3 9 (6.21%) ITIL
4 8 (5.52%) Data Modelling
4 8 (5.52%) Integration Testing
5 7 (4.83%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (4.14%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (4.14%) Unit Testing
6 6 (4.14%) ETL
6 6 (4.14%) TOGAF
7 5 (3.45%) Programme Management
7 5 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.45%) ERP
7 5 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (2.76%) Use Case
8 4 (2.76%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.76%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.83%) Java
2 22 (15.17%) SQL
3 5 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.76%) VB
5 3 (2.07%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.07%) Perl
5 3 (2.07%) VBA
6 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.38%) Korn
6 2 (1.38%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (1.38%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.83%) Degree
4 2 (1.38%) CITP
4 2 (1.38%) GIAC
4 2 (1.38%) GCIH
4 2 (1.38%) ACSA
4 2 (1.38%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.38%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.69%) ISEB
5 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.07%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.69%) RHEV
4 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.07%) CA LISA
3 2 (1.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.69%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (0.69%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (18.62%) SAP
2 24 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.55%) Oracle
3 11 (7.59%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.52%) VMware
5 7 (4.83%) TIBCO
5 7 (4.83%) HP
6 6 (4.14%) Lotus
7 5 (3.45%) webMethods
8 4 (2.76%) Dell
8 4 (2.76%) Cisco
9 3 (2.07%) Sun
9 3 (2.07%) BMC
9 3 (2.07%) EMC
9 3 (2.07%) Citrix
9 3 (2.07%) Symantec
9 3 (2.07%) Informatica
9 3 (2.07%) Green Hat
10 2 (1.38%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.38%) Talend
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