The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 30 42
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12  
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.40% 3.40% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 8.73% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £370 £434 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.74% -15.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.94% -24.00%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 133 126 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 52.57% 38.89% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 64
Median daily rate £375 £328 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -29.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.52 £55.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.05% +243.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Kent

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Kent

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Kent

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -2 1 £370 -
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Kent region with a requirement for IBM.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) IronPort
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL BI Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SSRS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IronPort
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds