Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 123 111
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 -50
Contract jobs citing IBM 28 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.02% 0.71% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 1.65% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 18
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £500 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +35.14% -17.78%
10th Percentile £283 £325 £300
90th Percentile £580 £564 £472
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +160.87% -
England median hourly rate £27.63 £25.00 £34.33
% change year-on-year +10.52% -27.17% +9.18%

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 1,204 1,332 1,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 44.01% 43.18% 42.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 845 888
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £210 £220 £252
90th Percentile £550 £542 £575
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 83 60
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £12.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +14.63% -8.24%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.39 £8.69
90th Percentile £33.00 £45.00 £22.28
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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 18 October 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 18 October 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
Leicestershire +15 10 £520 - 2
Northamptonshire -12 9 £400 -21.95% 2
Nottinghamshire +16 6 £425 +47.83% 4
Derbyshire +7 1 - -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 16 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 15 (53.57%) Retail
3 12 (42.86%) Middleware
4 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
5 10 (35.71%) VPN
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 10 (35.71%) MPLS
5 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
6 9 (32.14%) Citrix
7 8 (28.57%) Firewall
7 8 (28.57%) Finance
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (25.00%) VMware
9 6 (21.43%) vSphere
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco
10 5 (17.86%) SSL
10 5 (17.86%) SOA
10 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (17.86%) ITIL
10 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
10 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (17.86%) Release Management
10 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
12 3 (10.71%) Change 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 16 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
2 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
2 10 (35.71%) MPLS
2 10 (35.71%) VPN
3 8 (28.57%) Firewall
4 5 (17.86%) SSL
5 3 (10.71%) DNS
6 2 (7.14%) HTTP
7 1 (3.57%) Internet
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security
7 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.14%) NuoDB
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) Redis
4 1 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.57%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 15 (53.57%) Retail
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Architect
1 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Scrum Master
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) COBOL Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IBM Technical Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) SDLC Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SDLC Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Middleware
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (10.71%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (10.71%) J2EE
3 3 (10.71%) Spring
4 2 (7.14%) JDBC
4 2 (7.14%) JNDI
4 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Tika
5 1 (3.57%) COM
5 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.57%) Lucene
5 1 (3.57%) TinkerPop
5 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) DataPower
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
1 5 (17.86%) Release Management
1 5 (17.86%) SOA
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.71%) Scrum
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Garbage Collection
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 2 (7.14%) COBOL
1 2 (7.14%) Jython
1 2 (7.14%) Korn
1 2 (7.14%) Python
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) vSphere
2 3 (10.71%) Firmware
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) CA Wily
1 2 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) Citrix
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
5 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.71%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.57%) Adobe
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Micro Focus
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) RapidMiner