Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 105 117
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -66
Contract jobs citing IBM 43 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.74% 1.26% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 3.83% 2.87% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 19
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £435 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +19.18% -17.47%
10th Percentile £364 £356 £286
90th Percentile £573 £549 £439
England median daily rate £468 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £24.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +70.83% -32.39% -4.70%

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 1,123 1,322 1,435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 45.56% 43.88% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 836 883
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £565
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 88 88
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.64 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.55% - -
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.21 £10.00
90th Percentile £23.92 £41.63 £40.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.06% -0.06% -

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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
Leicestershire +21 16 £520 -0.95% 5
Derbyshire 0 10 £500 +22.32% 1
Northamptonshire -5 7 £410 -20.96% 2
Nottinghamshire +16 6 £450 - 2
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 23 (53.49%) WebSphere
2 22 (51.16%) Middleware
3 21 (48.84%) Oracle
4 19 (44.19%) Retail
5 16 (37.21%) VMware
6 15 (34.88%) Linux
6 15 (34.88%) Red Hat
7 14 (32.56%) MPLS
7 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
7 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
7 14 (32.56%) VPN
7 14 (32.56%) Relational Database
8 13 (30.23%) vSphere
8 13 (30.23%) Citrix
9 12 (27.91%) SOA
9 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (27.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (25.58%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (23.26%) TOGAF
11 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (20.93%) Boomi
12 9 (20.93%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (20.93%) Dell
12 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
12 9 (20.93%) Unix
12 9 (20.93%) Windows
13 8 (18.60%) SAP
13 8 (18.60%) Cisco
13 8 (18.60%) Firewall
13 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development

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 23 (53.49%) WebSphere
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (13.95%) NetWeaver
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.65%) Confluence
5 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Maximo
2 5 (11.63%) HFM
3 1 (2.33%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Boomi
2 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.65%) IaaS
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) MPLS
1 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
1 14 (32.56%) VPN
2 8 (18.60%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) SSL
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) Network Security
6 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.33%) HTTP
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) Relational Database
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) NuoDB
3 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Redis
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) ObjectStore
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) OrientDB
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
1 2 (4.65%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 19 (44.19%) Retail
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Aerospace
3 5 (11.63%) Back Office
3 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Architect
2 15 (34.88%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (25.58%) Technical Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Integration Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) IBM Technical Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Lead Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.98%) SAP Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.65%) DevOps Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Network Technical Architect
8 2 (4.65%) SAP Technical Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) Middleware
2 11 (25.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (16.28%) IDoc
3 7 (16.28%) SAP PI
3 7 (16.28%) SAP XI
3 7 (16.28%) SOAP
3 7 (16.28%) Web Services
4 6 (13.95%) RESTful
5 5 (11.63%) Spring
6 3 (6.98%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (4.65%) J2EE
7 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.33%) Apache Tika
8 1 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (2.33%) JDBC
8 1 (2.33%) JNDI
8 1 (2.33%) Lucene
8 1 (2.33%) TinkerPop
8 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) DataPower
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) iSeries
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.93%) Unix
3 9 (20.93%) Windows
4 7 (16.28%) Solaris
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) SOA
2 10 (23.26%) TOGAF
3 9 (20.93%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) CRM
5 7 (16.28%) DevOps
5 7 (16.28%) ERP
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL V3
6 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (13.95%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Load Testing
7 5 (11.63%) OO
7 5 (11.63%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (11.63%) Release Management
7 5 (11.63%) RUP
7 5 (11.63%) Security Hardening
7 5 (11.63%) UML
7 5 (11.63%) Unified Process
8 3 (6.98%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) ABAP
2 2 (4.65%) COBOL
2 2 (4.65%) Korn
2 2 (4.65%) Python
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) Jython
3 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) vSphere
2 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.98%) Firmware
5 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.33%) NFS
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) CA Wily
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Oracle
2 16 (37.21%) VMware
3 15 (34.88%) Red Hat
4 13 (30.23%) Citrix
5 9 (20.93%) Dell
5 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
6 8 (18.60%) Cisco
6 8 (18.60%) SAP
7 7 (16.28%) Sun
8 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
9 5 (11.63%) Hyperion
10 2 (4.65%) HP
11 1 (2.33%) Adobe
11 1 (2.33%) Cognos
11 1 (2.33%) Micro Focus
11 1 (2.33%) NetApp
11 1 (2.33%) RapidMiner
11 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (2.33%) Veritas