The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 28 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.

IBM
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.57% 5.10% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 10.00% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Median daily rate £350 £413 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +51.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +78.57% -25.66%  

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 Middlesex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 68 80 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 53.54% 50.96% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 57 41
Median daily rate £375 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +0.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Middlesex

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) UniBasic
2 2 (50.00%) Redback
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maximo
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JSP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) UniBasic
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Redback
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sun