Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 19 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 27 19
Rank change year-on-year -22 -8 +24
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 28 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.62% 4.68% 5.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 9.09% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 21 19
Merseyside median daily rate - £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.52% +27.36%
North West median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -49.40% +3.75% -51.22%

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 Merseyside.

All Vendors
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 178 308 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 36.55% 51.51% 51.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 158 174
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £172 £271 £164
90th Percentile £584 £522 £513
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -18.06% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.38 £13.90
90th Percentile £19.75 £19.36 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.13 £17.42
% change year-on-year -11.20% +4.05% +8.88%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Merseyside

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Merseyside

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Merseyside

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 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
Liverpool -18 2 - -
IBM
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Maximo
3 1 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Life Science
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) WebCenter
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maximo
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
2 1 (33.33%) EAM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IFS
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata