Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 43 58
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.95% 1.21% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 2.87% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Kent median daily rate £370 £313 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.40% -37.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £277 £279 £414
90th Percentile £482 £336 £575
South East median daily rate £423 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -0.59% - +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -39.02% +82.22% +4.65%

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 Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 230 209 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.89% 42.05% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 139 147
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - -3.57%
10th Percentile £263 £168 £200
90th Percentile £538 £475 £488
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £17.64 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.63% +12.00% -32.26%
10th Percentile £19.35 £10.98 £10.95
90th Percentile £88.22 £32.48 £24.40
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.13 £18.50
% change year-on-year +5.43% -12.84% +19.35%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Kent over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Tunbridge Wells +7 2 £370 -
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) IronPort
2 2 (40.00%) 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 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Operations Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) RPG Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) FIXML
1 1 (20.00%) FpML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) OS/400
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) RPG
1 1 (20.00%) RPG IV
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) IronPort
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (20.00%) IFS