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 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.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 52 70
Rank change year-on-year -33 +18  
Contract jobs citing IBM 16 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.07% 2.51% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 5.68% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 7
Median daily rate £403 £379 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.27% -10.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £235 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £419 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +78.57% -25.66%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 736 722 733
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 49.13% 44.24% 43.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 393 369
Median daily rate £350 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £217 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 45
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.19% -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £9.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £39.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +6 8 £425 +6.25% 1
Leicestershire -10 4 £175 -27.08% 3
Nottinghamshire +2 2 £350 -12.50% 3
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 16 (51.61%) Oracle
1 16 (51.61%) Unix
1 16 (51.61%) Tivoli
1 16 (51.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 16 (51.61%) Performance Testing
1 16 (51.61%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (41.94%) Test Strategy
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) Banking
3 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
4 11 (35.48%) Test Planning
5 9 (29.03%) Volume Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Finance
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
7 6 (19.35%) nmon
7 6 (19.35%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (19.35%) Ganglia
7 6 (19.35%) AppDynamics
8 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
8 5 (16.13%) ETL
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) Cognos
9 4 (12.90%) Linux
10 3 (9.68%) Web Services
10 3 (9.68%) Windows
10 3 (9.68%) SQL
10 3 (9.68%) .NET
10 3 (9.68%) DB2
10 3 (9.68%) CSS
10 3 (9.68%) HP

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 2 (6.45%) JBoss
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) CICS
2 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) DB2
2 3 (9.68%) PowerCenter
3 2 (6.45%) DataStage
4 1 (3.23%) BODI
4 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.23%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Spotfire
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) ChangeMan
1 1 (3.23%) Lombardi
General
1 12 (38.71%) Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Test Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Performance Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Performance Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) Dojo
2 2 (6.45%) jQuery
2 2 (6.45%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) Ext JS
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.23%) Java EE
3 1 (3.23%) JPA
3 1 (3.23%) JSP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) Sencha Touch
3 1 (3.23%) Servlets
3 1 (3.23%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (3.23%) Struts2
3 1 (3.23%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) DataPower
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Performance Monitoring
1 16 (51.61%) Performance Testing
2 13 (41.94%) Test Strategy
3 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
4 11 (35.48%) Test Planning
5 9 (29.03%) Volume Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (16.13%) ETL
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.45%) MVC
9 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Change Management
10 1 (3.23%) Information Security
10 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.23%) Security Management
10 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) COBOL
4 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Firmware
2 2 (6.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) Tivoli
1 16 (51.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 6 (19.35%) Ganglia
2 6 (19.35%) nmon
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) AppDynamics
3 4 (12.90%) Cognos
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) Dell
4 3 (9.68%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) Huawei
4 3 (9.68%) Informatica
4 3 (9.68%) Remedy
4 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Hyperion
5 2 (6.45%) SAP
5 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Infor
6 1 (3.23%) Kony
6 1 (3.23%) Sencha
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase
6 1 (3.23%) Tableau
Derby, Derbyshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + Overtime & Training & On-Call Allowance
Posted: 19 days ago