Period
to 20 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 20 September 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 66 36
Rank change year-on-year -14 -30 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 22 32 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.35% 2.26% 4.62%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 4.53% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 26
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +4.13%
10th Percentile £157 £298 £253
90th Percentile £461 £578 £505
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £431
% change year-on-year -5.88% -1.45% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £43.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year -42.20% +25.36% +15.00%

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 857 706 745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.54% 49.96% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 362 374
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £163 £201 £213
90th Percentile £550 £575 £521
East of England median daily rate £425 £422 £390
% change year-on-year +0.71% +8.21% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 58 30
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.16 £16.50 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +33.12% -40.79%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.42 £8.25
90th Percentile £45.28 £40.90 £21.15
East of England median hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.69% -3.03% -19.51%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Hertfordshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Hertfordshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Hertfordshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Hertfordshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Watford 0 13 £475 +11.76% 5
Hatfield +2 4 £180 - 3
Stevenage -9 2 £280 +7.69% 3
Hemel Hempstead -9 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 -
IBM
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) Cognos
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
2 5 (22.73%) Presales
3 4 (18.18%) DB2
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) HTTP
3 4 (18.18%) Middleware
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 3 (13.64%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (13.64%) Java EE
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
4 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) Apache Solr
4 3 (13.64%) SaaS
4 3 (13.64%) PaaS
4 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.64%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
4 3 (13.64%) SSL
4 3 (13.64%) Commerce Server

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Solr
3 3 (13.64%) Commerce Server
3 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
4 2 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
4 2 (9.09%) ThingWorx
4 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.55%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) Windchill
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) IaaS
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.64%) PaaS
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) French Language
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Developer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
2 3 (13.64%) Java EE
2 3 (13.64%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) Kafka
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) AS400
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Fedora
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) SUSE
4 1 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
1 5 (22.73%) Presales
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) UML
3 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) DNA
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Identification
3 2 (9.09%) Storage Management
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Cognos
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) PTC
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Capita
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Siebel
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) webMethods
4 1 (4.55%) WSO2