The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for IBM Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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.

IBM Certification
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 97
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - - 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £418 £420
% change year-on-year +13.77% -0.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IBM Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 285 299 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 19.03% 18.32% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 191 164
Median daily rate £400 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £205 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.87 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

IBM Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing IBM Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Certification in the East Midlands

IBM Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Certification in the East Midlands