Period
to 23 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 23 October 2021 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 40 88
Rank change year-on-year -22 +48 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 1 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.43% 0.32% 0.084%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 0.83% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
10th Percentile £564 " "
25th Percentile £566 £359 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £368 £450
Median % change year-on-year +59.86% -18.33% +12.50%
75th Percentile £622 £376 £475
90th Percentile £631 " "
East of England median daily rate £513 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +13.89% - +23.71%

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 Cambridgeshire.

All Vendors
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 224 121 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 31.95% 38.66% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 78 296
10th Percentile £149 £261 £194
25th Percentile £263 £318 £295
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £456 £400
Median % change year-on-year -12.33% +14.06% -5.88%
75th Percentile £525 £555 £506
90th Percentile £590 £641 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 11 32
10th Percentile £12.25 " £11.08
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -32.50% +14.29% -
75th Percentile £15.06 £50.63 £47.69
90th Percentile £22.77 £53.75 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -67.78% +177.78% -3.28%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Cambridgeshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IBM in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for IBM in Cambridgeshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IBM in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for IBM in Cambridgeshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -9 3 £588 +59.86% 1
IBM
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Business Development
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Data Privacy
1 2 (66.67%) Kibana
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) GitLab
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
1 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
1 2 (66.67%) Grafana
1 2 (66.67%) Event-Driven
2 1 (33.33%) QRadar
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Darktrace
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
1 2 (66.67%) GitLab
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Privacy
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Event-Driven
1 2 (66.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Grafana
1 2 (66.67%) Kibana
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Darktrace
1 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk