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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 39 42 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6  
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 0.98% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 2.25% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £413 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year +30.43% +1.76%  

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 Cambridge.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 137 178 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 43.77% 43.63% 57.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 114 112
Median daily rate £399 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 13
Median hourly rate £18.25 £47.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.57% +131.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £60.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Cambridge

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Anypoint
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) API Design
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics

IBM
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Anypoint
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Break Fix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) API Design
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Microservices
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace