Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 62 101
Rank change year-on-year -13 +39 +14
Contract jobs citing IBM 20 3 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.37% 0.49% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 3.10% 0.96% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
10th Percentile £305 £426 "
25th Percentile £363 £428 £331
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £463 £338
Median % change year-on-year -8.11% +37.04% -20.59%
75th Percentile £529 £503 £344
90th Percentile £555 £509 "
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
England median hourly rate £50.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +44.29% -9.68% +17.42%

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 646 313 841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 44.34% 50.73% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 195 493
10th Percentile £129 £156 £175
25th Percentile £272 £288 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £396 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +5.60% -6.25% +3.23%
75th Percentile £495 £465 £500
90th Percentile £575 £525 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 21 61
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.52 £10.06
25th Percentile £10.95 £11.07 £11.24
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year +8.93% -1.96% -4.42%
75th Percentile £24.08 £22.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £56.85 £37.50 £45.00
England median hourly rate £19.20 £20.34 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.58% +7.03% +9.70%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing IBM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IBM in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for IBM in the East Midlands

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IBM in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for IBM in the East Midlands

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IBM in the East Midlands.

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 20 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
Nottinghamshire - 17 £400 - 1
Derbyshire -11 1 £585 +26.49%
Leicestershire -15 1 £465 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 8 (40.00%) CommVault
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Azure
2 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.00%) Unix
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) SOA
6 3 (15.00%) MCSA
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management

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 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Azure
2 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
3 2 (10.00%) AWS
3 2 (10.00%) GitHub
3 2 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.00%) AWS CodeCommit
4 1 (5.00%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Pipelines
4 1 (5.00%) GCP
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) IPv4
5 1 (5.00%) MQTT
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) GitLab
2 1 (5.00%) REST Assured
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) SAN Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) SAN Storage Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Tester
3 1 (5.00%) SAN Storage Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) Django
3 1 (5.00%) Express
3 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.00%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) OAuth
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.00%) SAML
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Runbook
2 3 (15.00%) Scrum
2 3 (15.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (15.00%) SOA
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Jython
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSA
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.00%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) CommVault
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Brocade
6 2 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Alibaba
7 1 (5.00%) CA
7 1 (5.00%) Centrify
7 1 (5.00%) hybris
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) Netezza
7 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.00%) Xerox