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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 49 57 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing IBM 80 64 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.40% 2.73% 3.67%
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% 5.40% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 £37.80 £25.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +47.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £37.80 £21.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £47.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +33.80%
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
1079 1185 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.80% 50.58% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 542 364
Average daily rate £350 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 95 83
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.90 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.45 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

IBM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015. 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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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 +7 21 £429 +7.18% 4
Birmingham -3 14 £475 +11.76% 5
Coventry +2 9 £310 -20.00%
Shropshire -2 6 £313 -27.15%
Solihull - 5 £515 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £338 - 1
Walsall - 1 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 45 (24.73%) WebSphere
2 43 (23.63%) SOA
3 40 (21.98%) Oracle
4 37 (20.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 30 (16.48%) Finance
6 29 (15.93%) Security Cleared
7 28 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 28 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 28 (15.38%) SQL
7 28 (15.38%) XML
8 27 (14.84%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (14.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 26 (14.29%) Migration
9 26 (14.29%) .NET
10 25 (13.74%) Java
11 24 (13.19%) Data Modelling
11 24 (13.19%) Netezza
12 23 (12.64%) Cognos
13 22 (12.09%) SC Cleared
14 21 (11.54%) C#
14 21 (11.54%) SOAP
14 21 (11.54%) Middleware
15 19 (10.44%) Web Services
16 18 (9.89%) SAP
16 18 (9.89%) EAI
16 18 (9.89%) ETL
17 16 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (8.79%) DataPower
17 16 (8.79%) Analytical Skills

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 45 (24.73%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.95%) FileNet
3 8 (4.40%) Documentum
3 8 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.20%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.20%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.65%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.65%) JBoss
6 1 (0.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.55%) Mule
6 1 (0.55%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (3.30%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.30%) SPSS
2 4 (2.20%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.59%) Firewall
2 10 (5.49%) BIG-IP
2 10 (5.49%) MPLS
2 10 (5.49%) DMVPN
2 10 (5.49%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (5.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 10 (5.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 10 (5.49%) VoIP
2 10 (5.49%) WLAN
2 10 (5.49%) WAN
3 9 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.30%) SAN
5 5 (2.75%) HTTP
6 2 (1.10%) Network Security
7 1 (0.55%) Internet
7 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 28 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.04%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.40%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.30%) DataStage
7 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.75%) QlikView
7 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.20%) DB2
9 3 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.65%) QualityStage
9 3 (1.65%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.55%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (6.04%) SoapUI
2 6 (3.30%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.20%) ERwin
4 1 (0.55%) Subversion
4 1 (0.55%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.55%) Ant
4 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.55%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 30 (16.48%) Finance
2 8 (4.40%) Retail
3 5 (2.75%) Law
3 5 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.65%) Banking
5 3 (1.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (26.92%) Architect
2 37 (20.33%) Developer
3 25 (13.74%) Analyst
4 21 (11.54%) Integration Architect
5 18 (9.89%) Consultant
6 13 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.49%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.49%) Network Engineer
8 8 (4.40%) Data Architect
8 8 (4.40%) WebSphere Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Data Modeller
9 7 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.85%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) AWS Consultant
10 6 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 6 (3.30%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 6 (3.30%) Test Manager
10 6 (3.30%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.38%) XML
2 27 (14.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 26 (14.29%) .NET
4 21 (11.54%) SOAP
4 21 (11.54%) Middleware
5 19 (10.44%) Web Services
6 14 (7.69%) XSD
7 13 (7.14%) CSS
8 12 (6.59%) WSDL
8 12 (6.59%) REST
9 11 (6.04%) ASP.NET
10 10 (5.49%) RESTful
11 9 (4.95%) Spring
11 9 (4.95%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (3.85%) AngularJS
13 6 (3.30%) JSON
13 6 (3.30%) Spring MVC
14 5 (2.75%) XML Schema
15 4 (2.20%) J2EE
16 3 (1.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.79%) DataPower
1 16 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.59%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.65%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.10%) NHS
4 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.10%) User Experience
5 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.24%) Windows
2 11 (6.04%) UNIX
3 10 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.95%) Linux
5 6 (3.30%) Solaris
5 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.10%) AIX
8 1 (0.55%) HPUX
8 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.55%) zOS
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.63%) SOA
2 27 (14.84%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (14.29%) Migration
4 24 (13.19%) Data Modelling
5 18 (9.89%) EAI
5 18 (9.89%) ETL
6 16 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 14 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 14 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 14 (7.69%) Data Mapping
8 13 (7.14%) ITIL
9 12 (6.59%) Project Management
9 12 (6.59%) SDLC
10 11 (6.04%) Use Case
11 10 (5.49%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.49%) MVC
11 10 (5.49%) WAN Optimisation
11 10 (5.49%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.38%) SQL
2 25 (13.74%) Java
3 21 (11.54%) C#
4 5 (2.75%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.75%) VB
4 5 (2.75%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.75%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.10%) VBA
6 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (15.93%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.09%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.49%) CCNP
4 5 (2.75%) ISEB
4 5 (2.75%) PMP
4 5 (2.75%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.20%) Degree
6 3 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.55%) MCITP
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.55%) MCSE
8 1 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) SLA
2 5 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) XenApp
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 11 (6.04%) CA LISA
2 10 (5.49%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (3.30%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.75%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 40 (21.98%) Oracle
2 28 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 24 (13.19%) Netezza
4 23 (12.64%) Cognos
5 18 (9.89%) SAP
6 12 (6.59%) TIBCO
6 12 (6.59%) webMethods
7 11 (6.04%) Green Hat
7 11 (6.04%) Solace
8 10 (5.49%) SolarWinds
8 10 (5.49%) F5
8 10 (5.49%) Blue Coat
8 10 (5.49%) McAfee
8 10 (5.49%) Cisco
8 10 (5.49%) BMC
9 9 (4.95%) CheckPoint
9 9 (4.95%) Fortinet
10 7 (3.85%) VMware
11 6 (3.30%) Pega
11 6 (3.30%) Talend
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