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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 76 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Contract jobs citing IBM 70 76 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.33% 3.27% 2.47%
As % of the Vendors category 4.80% 6.98% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 23
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +15.38%
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
1457 1089 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.49% 46.80% 50.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 632 534
Median daily rate £380 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £173 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 72 91
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Birmingham +19 36 £375 -26.82% 1
Warwickshire -10 15 £463 +8.82%
Coventry -9 6 £425 +37.09% 5
Walsall +1 3 £545 -
Shropshire -34 3 £350 +11.84%
Halesowen - 2 £240 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 54 (38.85%) SQL
2 45 (32.37%) Web Services
3 42 (30.22%) Oracle
4 38 (27.34%) Microsoft
5 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
6 32 (23.02%) Windows
7 31 (22.30%) Unix
8 27 (19.42%) DB2
8 27 (19.42%) Java
8 27 (19.42%) Middleware
9 26 (18.71%) Finance
10 25 (17.99%) WebSphere
11 23 (16.55%) XML
11 23 (16.55%) Tomcat
12 22 (15.83%) CSS
12 22 (15.83%) JSP
12 22 (15.83%) HTML
12 22 (15.83%) WebLogic
13 21 (15.11%) JBoss
13 21 (15.11%) JMS
13 21 (15.11%) DataPower
14 20 (14.39%) SOAP
15 19 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (12.95%) REST
16 18 (12.95%) VMware
17 17 (12.23%) Linux
17 17 (12.23%) RESTful
17 17 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (11.51%) Java EE

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 25 (17.99%) WebSphere
2 23 (16.55%) Tomcat
3 22 (15.83%) WebLogic
4 21 (15.11%) JBoss
5 15 (10.79%) WebLogic Portal
6 12 (8.63%) IBM Notes
7 11 (7.91%) IBM Domino
8 9 (6.47%) MS Exchange
8 9 (6.47%) Skype for Business
9 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (5.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (4.32%) IIS
12 3 (2.16%) Apache
12 3 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (1.44%) CICS
13 2 (1.44%) MQSeries
13 2 (1.44%) SAS
14 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (8.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.04%) MS Office
3 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.16%) SPSS
4 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Maximo
2 2 (1.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.72%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.04%) Office 365
2 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.88%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.63%) Firewall
2 8 (5.76%) Skype
3 7 (5.04%) SAN
4 6 (4.32%) WAN
4 6 (4.32%) Wireless
5 5 (3.60%) DNS
5 5 (3.60%) Internet
6 4 (2.88%) SSL
7 3 (2.16%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (2.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (2.16%) LAN
8 2 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.44%) FTP
9 1 (0.72%) DHCP
9 1 (0.72%) HTTP
9 1 (0.72%) SMTP
9 1 (0.72%) VPN
9 1 (0.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 27 (19.42%) DB2
3 9 (6.47%) IBM InfoSphere
4 7 (5.04%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.32%) DataStage
5 6 (4.32%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.60%) QualityStage
7 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.16%) QlikView
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 2 (1.44%) Cognos Query Studio
9 2 (1.44%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 17 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (10.79%) Log4j
3 3 (2.16%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.16%) PVCS
3 3 (2.16%) Subversion
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.72%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.72%) Ant
5 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.72%) FishEye
5 1 (0.72%) GoCD
5 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA
5 1 (0.72%) MSI
5 1 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (18.71%) Finance
2 15 (10.79%) Back Office
3 12 (8.63%) Banking
4 7 (5.04%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Automotive
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (28.78%) Consultant
2 23 (16.55%) Architect
3 22 (15.83%) Developer
4 17 (12.23%) Analyst
5 16 (11.51%) Middleware Consultant
6 12 (8.63%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.04%) Administrator
9 7 (5.04%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Lead Architect
10 6 (4.32%) Messaging Architect
10 6 (4.32%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.32%) Systems Architect
11 5 (3.60%) Java Consultant
11 5 (3.60%) WebSphere Developer
12 4 (2.88%) ETL Developer
12 4 (2.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (32.37%) Web Services
2 27 (19.42%) Middleware
3 23 (16.55%) XML
4 22 (15.83%) CSS
4 22 (15.83%) HTML
4 22 (15.83%) JSP
5 21 (15.11%) JMS
6 20 (14.39%) SOAP
7 18 (12.95%) REST
8 17 (12.23%) RESTful
9 16 (11.51%) Java EE
10 7 (5.04%) Servlets
10 7 (5.04%) Spring
11 6 (4.32%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (4.32%) Struts
12 3 (2.16%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (1.44%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.44%) J2EE
14 1 (0.72%) BAPI
14 1 (0.72%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.11%) DataPower
2 19 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.19%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.04%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.32%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.32%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.88%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.16%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.16%) HACMP
7 3 (2.16%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.16%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.44%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.44%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.44%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.72%) CMDB
9 1 (0.72%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.72%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.02%) Windows
2 31 (22.30%) Unix
3 17 (12.23%) Linux
4 8 (5.76%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.04%) AIX
6 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.44%) Solaris
10 1 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.79%) TDD
1 15 (10.79%) Web Development
2 12 (8.63%) ITIL
2 12 (8.63%) Migration
3 11 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (7.91%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (6.47%) ETL
5 8 (5.76%) SDLC
6 7 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.04%) Data Lineage
6 7 (5.04%) MVC
6 7 (5.04%) TOGAF
7 6 (4.32%) Analytics
7 6 (4.32%) OO
7 6 (4.32%) Project Management
7 6 (4.32%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (4.32%) Workflow
8 5 (3.60%) Data Modelling
8 5 (3.60%) Line Management
8 5 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (38.85%) SQL
2 27 (19.42%) Java
3 8 (5.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.44%) Korn
4 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.44%) R
5 1 (0.72%) COBOL
5 1 (0.72%) JCL
5 1 (0.72%) Perl
5 1 (0.72%) Python
5 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (7.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.04%) Degree
3 4 (2.88%) LPIC
3 4 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.16%) CCNP
4 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.16%) ISEB
4 3 (2.16%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.44%) CISA
5 2 (1.44%) CISM
5 2 (1.44%) CISSP
5 2 (1.44%) IISP
6 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.72%) MCP
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.44%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.44%) ISO27005
2 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.04%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.88%) Firmware
5 2 (1.44%) NFS
5 2 (1.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.72%) KVM
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
6 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) Backup Exec
1 5 (3.60%) SCCM
1 5 (3.60%) SCOM
2 4 (2.88%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.16%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.44%) Simpana
4 2 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.72%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.72%) QRadar
5 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (30.22%) Oracle
2 38 (27.34%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.95%) VMware
4 15 (10.79%) Misys
5 11 (7.91%) Cognos
5 11 (7.91%) Lotus
6 10 (7.19%) Citrix
7 9 (6.47%) Cisco
7 9 (6.47%) SAP
8 6 (4.32%) BEA
8 6 (4.32%) Netezza
8 6 (4.32%) Pega
8 6 (4.32%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.32%) Sybase
8 6 (4.32%) Vitria
9 5 (3.60%) Dell
9 5 (3.60%) HP
9 5 (3.60%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.88%) NetApp
10 4 (2.88%) Sun
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