Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 70 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 -28 +20
Contract jobs citing IBM 20 13 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.93% 1.64% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 5.51% 2.68% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 14
Essex median daily rate £438 £265 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.09% -31.61% -8.82%
10th Percentile £391 £255 £207
90th Percentile £608 £431 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £398 £413
% change year-on-year +6.92% -3.64% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 8
Essex median hourly rate - £37.50 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.49% +4.99%
East of England median hourly rate - £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -5.51%

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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 363 485 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 53.15% 61.24% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 292 219
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £308 £225 £213
90th Percentile £600 £524 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 79 72
Essex median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +42.86% +37.88%
10th Percentile £12.54 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.15 £44.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% -16.67% +7.69%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Essex

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Essex

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Essex over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Essex

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Essex

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Basildon +13 2 £438 -
Brentwood -12 2 £370 -1.33%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
IBM
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for IBM.

1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) Spring
4 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (25.00%) Brocade
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Maven
6 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.00%) Cognos Planning
7 3 (15.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Cognos Connection
2 3 (15.00%) Cognos Event Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Cognos Query Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) MOLAP
2 3 (15.00%) OLAP
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Gradle
3 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Cognos Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IAM Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Spring
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) EclipseLink
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Java SE
3 2 (10.00%) JAX-RS
3 2 (10.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (10.00%) JPA
3 2 (10.00%) JSR 170
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Struts
3 2 (10.00%) XHTML
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Mob Programming
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) BCP
6 1 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) VCAP
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Brocade
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Cognos
4 3 (15.00%) CommVault
5 2 (10.00%) Adobe
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Lotus
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle