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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 64 40 62
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs citing IBM 89 90 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.81% 3.78% 2.61%
As % of the Vendors category 5.91% 8.46% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 52 30
Median daily rate £375 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £331 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £26.25 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -15.20%
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
1505 1064 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.60% 44.63% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 570 542
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 76 86
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.85 £34.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +9 39 £375 -7.97% 5
Warwickshire -12 14 £463 +7.87% 2
Coventry -10 11 £400 +42.85% 1
Walsall -1 3 £545 +14.73%
Shropshire -36 3 £350 +11.84%
Solihull -16 2 - -
Halesowen - 2 £240 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 58 (42.03%) SQL
2 49 (35.51%) Web Services
3 40 (28.99%) Oracle
4 37 (26.81%) Java
5 36 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 35 (25.36%) XML
7 34 (24.64%) HTML
7 34 (24.64%) CSS
7 34 (24.64%) JSP
8 31 (22.46%) DB2
8 31 (22.46%) WebSphere
9 29 (21.01%) Finance
9 29 (21.01%) Tomcat
10 28 (20.29%) Java EE
11 27 (19.57%) JMS
11 27 (19.57%) WebLogic
11 27 (19.57%) JBoss
12 26 (18.84%) Windows
13 23 (16.67%) Unix
13 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 21 (15.22%) SOAP
14 21 (15.22%) WebLogic Portal
14 21 (15.22%) Misys
14 21 (15.22%) Back Office
14 21 (15.22%) Log4j
14 21 (15.22%) Web Development
14 21 (15.22%) TDD
15 19 (13.77%) Banking
15 19 (13.77%) Middleware
15 19 (13.77%) REST

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 31 (22.46%) WebSphere
2 29 (21.01%) Tomcat
3 27 (19.57%) JBoss
3 27 (19.57%) WebLogic
4 21 (15.22%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (5.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (4.35%) IBM Notes
6 6 (4.35%) IIS
7 4 (2.90%) IBM Domino
8 3 (2.17%) Apache
9 2 (1.45%) CICS
9 2 (1.45%) CMS
9 2 (1.45%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.45%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.45%) SAS
9 2 (1.45%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.17%) SPSS
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.52%) Maximo
2 2 (1.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.90%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.42%) Firewall
2 9 (6.52%) WAN
3 8 (5.80%) SAN
4 7 (5.07%) Wireless
5 6 (4.35%) Internet
5 6 (4.35%) LAN
6 5 (3.62%) DNS
7 4 (2.90%) SSL
8 3 (2.17%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.45%) FTP
10 1 (0.72%) DHCP
10 1 (0.72%) HTTP
10 1 (0.72%) Skype
10 1 (0.72%) SMTP
10 1 (0.72%) VPN
10 1 (0.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 31 (22.46%) DB2
3 9 (6.52%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.62%) DataStage
6 4 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.90%) QualityStage
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.17%) Big Data
7 3 (2.17%) QlikView
8 2 (1.45%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 2 (1.45%) Cognos Event Studio
8 2 (1.45%) Cognos Query Studio
8 2 (1.45%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.45%) SAP BI
8 2 (1.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 21 (15.22%) Log4j
2 9 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.17%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.17%) PVCS
3 3 (2.17%) Subversion
4 2 (1.45%) 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%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.72%) Selenium
5 1 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (21.01%) Finance
2 21 (15.22%) Back Office
3 19 (13.77%) Banking
4 6 (4.35%) Retail
5 3 (2.17%) Automotive
6 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (26.09%) Consultant
2 32 (23.19%) Developer
3 19 (13.77%) Architect
4 13 (9.42%) Administrator
4 13 (9.42%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (8.70%) Analyst
6 11 (7.97%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.07%) Middleware Consultant
8 7 (5.07%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Java Consultant
9 6 (4.35%) Lead Architect
9 6 (4.35%) Systems Architect
10 5 (3.62%) Integration Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.62%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.90%) Designer
11 4 (2.90%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (35.51%) Web Services
2 35 (25.36%) XML
3 34 (24.64%) CSS
3 34 (24.64%) HTML
3 34 (24.64%) JSP
4 28 (20.29%) Java EE
5 27 (19.57%) JMS
6 21 (15.22%) SOAP
7 19 (13.77%) Middleware
7 19 (13.77%) REST
8 14 (10.14%) RESTful
9 13 (9.42%) Servlets
9 13 (9.42%) Spring
10 9 (6.52%) IBM Integration Bus
11 8 (5.80%) Hibernate
12 7 (5.07%) Apache Felix
12 7 (5.07%) Apache Sling
12 7 (5.07%) HTML5
12 7 (5.07%) JSON
13 6 (4.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) DataPower
2 13 (9.42%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.90%) User Experience
6 3 (2.17%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.17%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.45%) AS400
7 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.45%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.45%) HACMP
7 2 (1.45%) iSeries
7 2 (1.45%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.72%) Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.84%) Windows
2 23 (16.67%) Unix
3 14 (10.14%) Linux
4 10 (7.25%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.62%) AIX
8 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.45%) Solaris
10 1 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.22%) TDD
1 21 (15.22%) Web Development
2 13 (9.42%) MVC
3 12 (8.70%) ITIL
4 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (7.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.80%) Migration
7 7 (5.07%) SDLC
8 6 (4.35%) Analytics
8 6 (4.35%) OO
8 6 (4.35%) Project Management
8 6 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (4.35%) TOGAF
8 6 (4.35%) Workflow
9 5 (3.62%) Line Management
9 5 (3.62%) Presales
9 5 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.62%) SOA
10 4 (2.90%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.03%) SQL
2 37 (26.81%) Java
3 14 (10.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.45%) Korn
4 2 (1.45%) 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 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.35%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) LPIC
4 3 (2.17%) CCNP
4 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.17%) ISEB
4 3 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.45%) CISA
5 2 (1.45%) CISM
5 2 (1.45%) CISSP
5 2 (1.45%) IISP
6 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.45%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (1.45%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.45%) ISO27005
1 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.80%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.90%) Firmware
5 2 (1.45%) NFS
5 2 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.72%) KVM
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
6 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) Backup Exec
1 5 (3.62%) SCCM
1 5 (3.62%) SCOM
2 4 (2.90%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.90%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.45%) Simpana
4 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.72%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.72%) QRadar
5 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (28.99%) Oracle
2 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.22%) Misys
4 16 (11.59%) VMware
5 10 (7.25%) Cisco
5 10 (7.25%) Citrix
5 10 (7.25%) Cognos
6 9 (6.52%) Adobe
6 9 (6.52%) SAP
7 6 (4.35%) BEA
7 6 (4.35%) Dell
7 6 (4.35%) Netezza
7 6 (4.35%) Pega
7 6 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.35%) Sybase
7 6 (4.35%) Vitria
8 5 (3.62%) Intel Security
9 4 (2.90%) HP
9 4 (2.90%) Lotus
9 4 (2.90%) NetApp
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