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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 27 23 26
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.70% 5.56% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 6.54% 9.59% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 1
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% +3.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year +30.43% +1.76%  

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 107 146 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 41.31% 57.94% 56.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 117 60
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £15.09 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.54% +26.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Liverpool

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Liverpool

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 5 (38.46%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 5 (38.46%) JBoss
2 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 1 (7.69%) Electronics
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (7.69%) Chordiant
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) Apache
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) WebLogic

IBM
Top Related 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 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 5 (38.46%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (38.46%) JBoss
2 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Integration Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) BYOD
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Chordiant
1 1 (7.69%) EMC
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas
1 1 (7.69%) VMware