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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 58 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 99 72 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.06% 2.84% 3.33%
As % of the Vendors category 6.65% 6.39% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 41 47
Median daily rate £425 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £423 £420
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £31.44 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.29% +87.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £31.44 £29.51
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +6.53%
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
1488 1126 1274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.03% 44.38% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 537 600
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 79 100
Median hourly rate £17.12 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.55 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +10 28 £425 +6.25% 7
Coventry -2 19 £450 -21.73% 6
Warwickshire -17 14 £475 +12.42%
Solihull +6 7 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 75 (44.12%) SQL
2 58 (34.12%) Java
3 51 (30.00%) Web Services
4 50 (29.41%) Oracle
5 48 (28.24%) HTML
5 48 (28.24%) CSS
6 46 (27.06%) JSP
6 46 (27.06%) XML
7 42 (24.71%) SQL Server
8 40 (23.53%) Java EE
9 38 (22.35%) DB2
10 36 (21.18%) IBM InfoSphere
11 35 (20.59%) WebLogic
12 34 (20.00%) JBoss
12 34 (20.00%) Tomcat
12 34 (20.00%) JMS
12 34 (20.00%) WebSphere
13 28 (16.47%) Web Development
13 28 (16.47%) TDD
13 28 (16.47%) Back Office
13 28 (16.47%) Log4j
13 28 (16.47%) Misys
13 28 (16.47%) WebLogic Portal
14 25 (14.71%) Finance
15 22 (12.94%) Banking
16 21 (12.35%) JavaScript
17 20 (11.76%) Data Centre
18 19 (11.18%) SOAP
19 18 (10.59%) Windows
19 18 (10.59%) Servlets

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 35 (20.59%) WebLogic
2 34 (20.00%) JBoss
2 34 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 34 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 28 (16.47%) WebLogic Portal
4 13 (7.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 12 (7.06%) IIS
6 4 (2.35%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.18%) CICS
7 2 (1.18%) CMS
7 2 (1.18%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.18%) Liferay
8 1 (0.59%) Apache
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.59%) IBM Connections
8 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Maximo
2 3 (1.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.59%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.41%) WAN
2 14 (8.24%) LAN
3 12 (7.06%) Firewall
4 7 (4.12%) Wireless
5 5 (2.94%) DNS
5 5 (2.94%) Internet
5 5 (2.94%) SAN
6 4 (2.35%) SSL
7 2 (1.18%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.59%) DHCP
8 1 (0.59%) OSPF
8 1 (0.59%) VPN
8 1 (0.59%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 38 (22.35%) DB2
3 36 (21.18%) IBM InfoSphere
4 14 (8.24%) DataStage
4 14 (8.24%) QualityStage
5 6 (3.53%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.76%) Big Data
8 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (16.47%) Log4j
2 3 (1.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.18%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.59%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.59%) GoCD
4 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.59%) PVCS
4 1 (0.59%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.59%) Selenium
4 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 28 (16.47%) Back Office
2 25 (14.71%) Finance
3 22 (12.94%) Banking
4 15 (8.82%) Retail
5 9 (5.29%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Automotive
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (31.18%) Developer
2 40 (23.53%) Architect
3 38 (22.35%) Consultant
4 20 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
5 16 (9.41%) Administrator
6 15 (8.82%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.06%) Analyst
7 12 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (6.47%) Lead Architect
9 10 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.29%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.71%) IBM Technical Architect
11 8 (4.71%) Support Engineer
12 7 (4.12%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.12%) Network Architect
12 7 (4.12%) Telecoms Architect
13 6 (3.53%) Java Consultant
13 6 (3.53%) Security Architect
13 6 (3.53%) Systems Architect
14 5 (2.94%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (30.00%) Web Services
2 48 (28.24%) CSS
2 48 (28.24%) HTML
3 46 (27.06%) JSP
3 46 (27.06%) XML
4 40 (23.53%) Java EE
5 34 (20.00%) JMS
6 19 (11.18%) SOAP
7 18 (10.59%) REST
7 18 (10.59%) Servlets
7 18 (10.59%) Spring
8 13 (7.65%) Middleware
8 13 (7.65%) RESTful
9 12 (7.06%) Apache Felix
9 12 (7.06%) Apache Sling
9 12 (7.06%) Hibernate
9 12 (7.06%) HTML5
9 12 (7.06%) JSON
10 11 (6.47%) J2EE
11 6 (3.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.29%) DataPower
4 6 (3.53%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.53%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.94%) User Experience
6 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.76%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.76%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.76%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) AS400
8 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.18%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.18%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.59%) CMDB
9 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.59%) iSeries
9 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.59%) Windows
2 17 (10.00%) Unix
3 11 (6.47%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.12%) Linux
4 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.18%) HPUX
8 1 (0.59%) AIX
8 1 (0.59%) Solaris
8 1 (0.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.47%) TDD
1 28 (16.47%) Web Development
2 18 (10.59%) MVC
3 17 (10.00%) Data Management
4 15 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (8.24%) Master Data Management
6 13 (7.65%) ITIL
6 13 (7.65%) Project Management
6 13 (7.65%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (7.06%) Presales
7 12 (7.06%) SDLC
8 11 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.88%) ETL
9 10 (5.88%) Scrum
10 9 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.71%) Workflow
12 7 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (4.12%) Customer Engagement
12 7 (4.12%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (4.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 75 (44.12%) SQL
2 58 (34.12%) Java
3 21 (12.35%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.71%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.76%) Python
6 2 (1.18%) C
6 2 (1.18%) Perl
6 2 (1.18%) VBA
7 1 (0.59%) JCL
7 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (7.06%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.71%) Degree
2 8 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.35%) LPIC
4 3 (1.76%) CCNP
4 3 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.76%) ISEB
4 3 (1.76%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.18%) CISA
5 2 (1.18%) CISM
5 2 (1.18%) CISSP
5 2 (1.18%) IISP
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.59%) MCP
6 1 (0.59%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.18%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.18%) ISO27005
3 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.59%) QA
4 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.12%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.35%) Firmware
5 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.53%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.94%) SCCM
3 4 (2.35%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.35%) SCOM
4 3 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.18%) QRadar
5 2 (1.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.59%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.59%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (29.41%) Oracle
2 28 (16.47%) Misys
3 14 (8.24%) Adobe
3 14 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.88%) Citrix
5 9 (5.29%) Cisco
6 8 (4.71%) TOWER Software
7 7 (4.12%) BT
7 7 (4.12%) Capita
7 7 (4.12%) Pega
7 7 (4.12%) VMware
8 6 (3.53%) BEA
8 6 (3.53%) Cognos
8 6 (3.53%) Dell
8 6 (3.53%) SAP
8 6 (3.53%) Sybase
8 6 (3.53%) Vitria
9 5 (2.94%) Intel Security
9 5 (2.94%) Netezza
9 5 (2.94%) Red Hat
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