The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 30 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 44 45
Rank change year-on-year -30 +1  
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.38% 3.70% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 8.60% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 1
Median daily rate £405 £295 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.28% -34.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £402
% change year-on-year +0.62% -0.37%  
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 Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 245 279 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 46.23% 43.06% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 193 78
Median daily rate £400 £325 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £531 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.43 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +13.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.57 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £18.59 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Newcastle upon Tyne

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Newcastle upon Tyne

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for IBM.

1 32 (96.97%) AIX
2 31 (93.94%) Unix
3 30 (90.91%) Linux
4 20 (60.61%) HP
4 20 (60.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (60.61%) DevOps
4 20 (60.61%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (57.58%) Puppet
5 19 (57.58%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (57.58%) Red Hat
5 19 (57.58%) OO
5 19 (57.58%) Perl
6 18 (54.55%) SQL
6 18 (54.55%) Windows
6 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (51.52%) Change Control
7 17 (51.52%) Java
8 16 (48.48%) Oracle
9 15 (45.45%) Software Packaging
10 13 (39.39%) WebSphere
10 13 (39.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (36.36%) WebLogic
11 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
11 12 (36.36%) Axway
12 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
12 11 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
12 11 (33.33%) Informatica
12 11 (33.33%) Solaris
12 11 (33.33%) JBoss
12 11 (33.33%) Siebel

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 13 (39.39%) WebSphere
1 13 (39.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (36.36%) WebLogic
3 11 (33.33%) JBoss
4 7 (21.21%) Confluence
5 3 (9.09%) FileNet
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
7 1 (3.03%) AquaLogic
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (3.03%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (3.03%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) OpenShift
2 2 (6.06%) IaaS
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) LDAP
1 10 (30.30%) SSL
2 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (9.09%) DB2
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Ingres
4 1 (3.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Product Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Products Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Development Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Mainframe Support
5 2 (6.06%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Software Packaging
2 11 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (9.09%) Middleware
4 2 (6.06%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (24.24%) Mainframe
3 3 (9.09%) DataPower
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) AIX
2 31 (93.94%) Unix
3 30 (90.91%) Linux
4 20 (60.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (54.55%) Windows
6 11 (33.33%) Solaris
6 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 8 (24.24%) zOS
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (6.06%) MVS
9 2 (6.06%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) DevOps
2 19 (57.58%) OO
3 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (51.52%) Change Control
5 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
6 8 (24.24%) Workflow
7 7 (21.21%) Change Management
8 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) Quality Management
9 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (6.06%) Data Management
10 2 (6.06%) Open Source
10 2 (6.06%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
10 2 (6.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Perl
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) Java
4 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
5 8 (24.24%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (9.09%) IBM Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (57.58%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (57.58%) Puppet
2 6 (18.18%) Tivoli
3 5 (15.15%) Control-M
4 3 (9.09%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.03%) PureDisk
5 1 (3.03%) Simpana
5 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) HP
2 19 (57.58%) Red Hat
3 16 (48.48%) Oracle
4 12 (36.36%) Axway
5 11 (33.33%) Informatica
5 11 (33.33%) Siebel
6 10 (30.30%) Sun
7 8 (24.24%) CA
8 7 (21.21%) Atlassian
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.03%) arcserve
10 1 (3.03%) Brocade
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco
10 1 (3.03%) CommVault
10 1 (3.03%) EMC
10 1 (3.03%) NetApp
10 1 (3.03%) SAP
10 1 (3.03%) Symantec
10 1 (3.03%) Veritas