Period
to 20 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 June 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 46 28
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.65% 1.54% 4.86%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 3.88% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 20
Liverpool median daily rate £513 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.13% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £419 £276 £319
90th Percentile £650 £421 £478
Merseyside median daily rate £500 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +25.00% +18.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

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 Liverpool.

All Vendors
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 170 206 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 44.97% 39.54% 54.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 137 183
Liverpool median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £306 £250 £263
90th Percentile £550 £560 £500
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 15
Liverpool median hourly rate £14.50 £13.80 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.11% -1.46% -
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.10 £11.06
90th Percentile £16.38 £20.35 £17.25
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Liverpool

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Liverpool

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Liverpool

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for IBM.

1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (20.00%) Lombardi
3 2 (20.00%) COBOL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) BPR
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Siebel
3 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (10.00%) NIST 800
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Lombardi
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) BPM Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (20.00%) COBOL Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) BPR
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (10.00%) Kanban
2 1 (10.00%) OWASP
2 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) Process Management
2 1 (10.00%) Records Management
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) COBOL
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) NIST 800
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy
1 2 (20.00%) Siebel
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica