Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 6 months to 22 November 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 53 79
Rank change year-on-year -6 +26 -20
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.29% 0.64% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 1.53% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Cambridge median daily rate - £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.32% +18.75%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £354 £600 £488
% change year-on-year -41.04% +23.08% +21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cambridge.

All Vendors
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 243 262 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 34.66% 41.79% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 132 247
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -3.03% +12.24%
10th Percentile £200 £233 £225
90th Percentile £555 £561 £573
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £400 £403
% change year-on-year -9.38% -0.62% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 26
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -19.51% -19.61%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.15 £15.77
90th Percentile £44.85 £43.75 £59.38
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.62 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -9.48% -1.43% -30.00%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Cambridge

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Cambridge

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for IBM.

1 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) BPMN
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) IIBA
1 2 (100.00%) CBAP
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Remediation Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BPMN
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CBAP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) IIBA
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB