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 3 months to 30 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.

IBM
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 54 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7  
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.56% 0.95% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 2.14% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £500 £413 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -8.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £402
% change year-on-year +0.62% -0.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +78.57% -25.66%  

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 Cambridgeshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 226 281 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 41.85% 44.32% 54.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 172 181
Median daily rate £400 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £248 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 38
Median hourly rate £19.45 £37.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.13% +212.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.60 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £21.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Cambridgeshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 1 - -
IBM
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) WSUS
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Lombardi
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Process Management
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) .NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Anypoint
3 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Lombardi
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) BPM Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Business Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Business Process Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Business Process Management Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Management Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Process Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Break Fix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Dojo
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Process Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) API Design
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Certification
1 1 (16.67%) OCPJP
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (16.67%) Sun