The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

IBM
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 36 55
Rank change year-on-year -5 +19  
Contract jobs citing IBM 19 36 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.99% 4.35% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 6.44% 8.07% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 2
Median daily rate £425 £375 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -26.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £407
% change year-on-year - -1.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.22 - £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.94% -24.00%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 295 446 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.46% 53.93% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 292 216
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 23
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.80 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.46% -45.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £12.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Birmingham

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Birmingham

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for IBM.

1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) Python
2 8 (25.81%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) VB
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 8 (25.81%) FMCG
2 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.81%) Task Automation
3 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
5 5 (16.13%) Linux
5 5 (16.13%) Network Security
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
6 4 (12.90%) Windows
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) HP
6 4 (12.90%) Dell
6 4 (12.90%) EMC
6 4 (12.90%) Cognos
6 4 (12.90%) SAN
6 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 4 (12.90%) Workflow

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Maximo
2 2 (6.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (6.45%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Network Security
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) DTS
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.23%) Data Mart
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) Informix
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) OLAP
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) PowerShell Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Storage Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Business Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Architect
8 1 (3.23%) HP Storage Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Report Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Report Writer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) MDX
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (25.81%) FMCG
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) CLARiiON
3 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.45%) HP Storage
3 2 (6.45%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) HPUX
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Task Automation
2 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) Workflow
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) Escalation Management
5 3 (9.68%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) CAFM
6 2 (6.45%) Facilities Management
6 2 (6.45%) Process Management
6 2 (6.45%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C#
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
1 8 (25.81%) Python
1 8 (25.81%) VB
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) Basel II
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.45%) SRDF
3 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (6.45%) SafeCom
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Cognos
1 4 (12.90%) Dell
1 4 (12.90%) EMC
1 4 (12.90%) HP
1 4 (12.90%) NetApp
1 4 (12.90%) VMware
2 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Brocade
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) McAfee
3 2 (6.45%) Meraki
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Symantec
3 2 (6.45%) Wyse
4 1 (3.23%) Coremetrics
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) Netezza
4 1 (3.23%) Teradata
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