Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 105 54
Rank change year-on-year -25 -51 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 22 40 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.68% 1.22% 3.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 2.66% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 57
East Midlands median daily rate £513 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.41% -18.89% +4.65%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £294
90th Percentile £595 £456 £568
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.87% - -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -33.33% +14.50% +46.23%

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 the East Midlands.

All Vendors
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1411 1506 1319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.82% 45.75% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 908 716
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £220 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £568 £525
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 79 112
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.00 £10.04
90th Percentile £42.75 £42.65 £28.68
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the East Midlands

IBM
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 in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in the East Midlands

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in the East Midlands

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in the East Midlands

IBM
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Northamptonshire +9 8 £519 +48.21%
Derbyshire -12 5 £500 +42.86%
Leicestershire -9 4 £525 +23.89%
Nottinghamshire -4 3 £288 -30.30% 1
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) SOA
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) DataPower
6 4 (18.18%) Middleware
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (18.18%) Microservices
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.64%) Unix
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) AIX
7 3 (13.64%) Cognos
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
7 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.64%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) vSphere
7 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
7 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.09%) Alfresco
4 2 (9.09%) CMS
4 2 (9.09%) Drupal
4 2 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (9.09%) Liferay
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) CICS
5 1 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Simulink
2 1 (4.55%) SPSS
2 1 (4.55%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Converged Networks
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Spotfire
3 1 (4.55%) Easytrieve
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Integration Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Coach
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos Planning Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (4.55%) SPSS Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (18.18%) Middleware
3 3 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) DataPower
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) AIX
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (4.55%) MVS
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) SOA
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Microservices
5 3 (13.64%) Document Management
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Open Source
6 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Product Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) COBOL
4 1 (4.55%) JCL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Cognos
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (9.09%) OpenText
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Splunk
4 2 (9.09%) Tableau
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp