Period
to 23 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 119 76
Rank change year-on-year +10 -43 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 33 30 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.13% 1.00% 1.93%
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 2.11% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 28
East Midlands median daily rate £403 £415 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.01% +9.57% +1.00%
10th Percentile £358 £309 £240
90th Percentile £475 £448 £475
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £48.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -42.86% +41.41% -29.29%

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 1,244 1,420 1,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.65% 47.54% 41.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 867 736
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £225
90th Percentile £544 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 70 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.08% +9.26% -5.26%
10th Percentile £10.26 £9.97 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.45 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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
Derbyshire +25 21 £403 -15.26% 3
Leicestershire +8 5 £488 +178.57% 2
Nottinghamshire -9 4 £450 +28.57% 2
Northamptonshire -17 1 - -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
3 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 14 (42.42%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (39.39%) Cognos
5 13 (39.39%) Manufacturing
6 12 (36.36%) PLM
6 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (36.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (36.36%) Oracle
6 12 (36.36%) DecisionStream
6 12 (36.36%) Visualisation
6 12 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
6 12 (36.36%) Tableau
6 12 (36.36%) DevOps
6 12 (36.36%) Cognos Report Studio
6 12 (36.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 12 (36.36%) Power BI
6 12 (36.36%) Semantic Layer
7 11 (33.33%) Unix
8 10 (30.30%) Analytics
9 9 (27.27%) Linux
10 8 (24.24%) AIX
11 7 (21.21%) Windows
11 7 (21.21%) Solaris
11 7 (21.21%) HACMP
11 7 (21.21%) Veritas
11 7 (21.21%) High Availability
11 7 (21.21%) PowerHA

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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) CICS
2 1 (3.03%) Commerce Server
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Runscope
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Converged Networks
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) MPLS
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 12 (36.36%) Cognos Report Studio
1 12 (36.36%) DecisionStream
1 12 (36.36%) Power BI
1 12 (36.36%) Semantic Layer
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) DB2
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
1 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (39.39%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Consultant
1 5 (15.15%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (6.06%) AIX Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (6.06%) J2EE
1 2 (6.06%) JSP
1 2 (6.06%) LDAP
1 2 (6.06%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
2 1 (3.03%) OAuth
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.03%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) SAML
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) HACMP
2 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 6 (18.18%) LPAR
3 2 (6.06%) iSeries
4 1 (3.03%) AS400
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) DataPower
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Unix
2 9 (27.27%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) AIX
4 7 (21.21%) Solaris
4 7 (21.21%) Windows
5 6 (18.18%) HPUX
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
2 12 (36.36%) DevOps
2 12 (36.36%) PLM
2 12 (36.36%) Visualisation
3 10 (30.30%) Analytics
4 7 (21.21%) High Availability
5 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (6.06%) Security Management
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery Management
7 2 (6.06%) SOA
8 1 (3.03%) Behavioural Analytics
8 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.03%) Planning and Forecasting
8 1 (3.03%) SIEM
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) COBIT
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) PowerHA
2 6 (18.18%) KVM
2 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (18.18%) Xen
3 5 (15.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) RACF
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Cognos
3 12 (36.36%) Oracle
3 12 (36.36%) Tableau
4 7 (21.21%) Veritas
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) VMware
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.06%) Aveksa
7 2 (6.06%) BeyondTrust
7 2 (6.06%) CommVault
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
8 1 (3.03%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
8 1 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.03%) Software AG
8 1 (3.03%) Splunk