The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 34 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.80% 0.73% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 3.92% 1.57% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£625 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £21.10 £29.70
% change year-on-year
+49.44% -28.97%
IBM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
153 191 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 45.95% 46.59% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 112 118
Average daily rate £305 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £13.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £33.75 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the West Sussex region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the West Sussex region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

IBM
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Crawley +15 3 £388 -13.88%
Horsham - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) FileNet
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) DataPower
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (28.57%) FileNet
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Exadata
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix