Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 55 39
Rank change year-on-year -26 -16 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM 22 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.34% 3.05% 4.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.55% 6.17% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 21
Hertfordshire median daily rate £344 £442 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.18% +7.74% -8.89%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £231
90th Percentile £484 £610 £488
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £401
% change year-on-year -5.88% +5.92% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £43.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year -23.70% +25.36% +16.95%

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 863 778 725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.59% 49.37% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 382 397
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.59%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £218
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 66 33
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.16 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.79% -30.95%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.21 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.33 £46.25 £42.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -19 12 £425 -0.99% 4
Stevenage 0 7 £326 +25.38% 2
Hemel Hempstead -2 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 -
IBM
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 8 (36.36%) Web Services
1 8 (36.36%) XSLT
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) REST
2 7 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (31.82%) DataPower
2 7 (31.82%) SOAP
2 7 (31.82%) XML
2 7 (31.82%) Client/Server
2 7 (31.82%) SSL
3 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 6 (27.27%) LDAP
3 6 (27.27%) JSON
4 5 (22.73%) Presales
5 4 (18.18%) OpenStack
5 4 (18.18%) IaaS
5 4 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (18.18%) SaaS
5 4 (18.18%) PaaS
5 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) DB2
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (13.64%) Cognos
6 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping

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 4 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.55%) CICS
4 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (18.18%) IaaS
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (18.18%) PaaS
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SSL
2 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) FTP
3 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) ATM
4 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
1 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Azure Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Web Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.09%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Assembler Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) EDI Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Assembler Developer
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe Assembler Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
1 8 (36.36%) XSLT
2 7 (31.82%) REST
2 7 (31.82%) SOAP
2 7 (31.82%) XML
3 6 (27.27%) JSON
3 6 (27.27%) LDAP
4 3 (13.64%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) EDI
5 1 (4.55%) EDIFACT
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (4.55%) IDoc
5 1 (4.55%) ISPF
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) Client/Server
2 7 (31.82%) DataPower
3 4 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.55%) AS400
5 1 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (4.55%) Fintech
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) zOS
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) SUSE
2 1 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (22.73%) Presales
3 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) B2B
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) DNA
5 1 (4.55%) EAI
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Management
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Assembly Language
1 2 (9.09%) COBOL
2 1 (4.55%) JCL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Sun