Period
to 22 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IBM Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 March 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.

IBM Certification
UK > England
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 828 838 807
Rank change year-on-year +10 -31 +41
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 12 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.015% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.069% 0.079% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
England median daily rate £330 £308 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% -5.38% -22.62%
10th Percentile £213 £238 £283
90th Percentile £396 £461 £472
UK median daily rate £330 £315 £375
% change year-on-year +4.76% -16.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

IBM Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,401 17,793 17,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.55% 19.12% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,479 10,787 11,105
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £245 £255
90th Percentile £638 £626 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 810 844
England median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -10.71% +1.82%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.49 £12.19
90th Percentile £52.45 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £29.90 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +19.60% -9.09% -1.79%

IBM Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IBM Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Certification in England

IBM Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM Certification in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Certification in England

IBM Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Certification in England over the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Certification in England

IBM Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Certification in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Certification in England

IBM Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Certification within the England region over the 6 months to 22 March 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
North West +7 8 £335 +36.73%
North of England -16 8 £335 +19.64%
London +23 2 £400 -1.54%
South East - 2 £225 -
IBM Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Certification 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 England region with a requirement for IBM Certification.

1 12 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 8 (66.67%) Veritas
3 8 (66.67%) AIX
3 8 (66.67%) Solaris
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (66.67%) Clustering
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus

IBM Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Administrator
2 7 (58.33%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Storwize
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 8 (66.67%) AIX
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Deduplication
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 8 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (66.67%) Veritas
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat