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 3 months to 29 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 27 21
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6  
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.36% 4.31% 5.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 8.21% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 12
Liverpool median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Merseyside median daily rate - £425 £338
% change year-on-year - +25.92%  
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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 97 134 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 35.14% 52.55% 53.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 115 137
Liverpool median daily rate £331 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.18% +10.34%  
10th Percentile £159 £285 £156
90th Percentile £475 £538 £520
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £385 £325
% change year-on-year -5.84% +18.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 12
Liverpool median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.31%  
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.50 £13.10
90th Percentile £16.75 £14.67 £52.50
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +14.81% -15.62%  

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 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 29 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
1 3 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (12.50%) Chordiant
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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 3 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (12.50%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Campaign Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Project Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware Specialist
1 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Storage Systems Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) BYOD
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Chordiant
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas
1 1 (12.50%) VMware