Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 70 74
Rank change year-on-year +28 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 44 91 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.05% 4.15% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 11.00% 7.10% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 56 16
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £320 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -0.39% +31.12%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £288
90th Percentile £461 £408 £505
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £320 £320
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 5
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year - -2.70% -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne.

All Vendors
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 400 1282 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 45.92% 58.43% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 909 317
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £365 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -5.71% -0.44%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £236
90th Percentile £550 £495 £560
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +10.61% -5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 97 49
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.10 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.93% +12.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £8.77 £12.25 £12.13
90th Percentile £47.76 £36.00 £39.60
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -43.64% +14.58% +41.18%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 24 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for IBM.

1 37 (84.09%) Linux
2 36 (81.82%) AIX
2 36 (81.82%) HP
3 22 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (45.45%) Puppet
4 20 (45.45%) Unix
4 20 (45.45%) Windows
4 20 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (43.18%) OO
5 19 (43.18%) Red Hat
5 19 (43.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (40.91%) NetBackup
6 18 (40.91%) Backup Exec
6 18 (40.91%) Brocade
6 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
6 18 (40.91%) EMC NetWorker
6 18 (40.91%) EMC
6 18 (40.91%) SAN
6 18 (40.91%) Symantec
6 18 (40.91%) Solaris
6 18 (40.91%) Cisco
6 18 (40.91%) DevOps
7 17 (38.64%) Fibre Channel
7 17 (38.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 17 (38.64%) HP Data Protector
7 17 (38.64%) Veeam
7 17 (38.64%) Replication
7 17 (38.64%) Veritas
8 16 (36.36%) Oracle

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 14 (31.82%) JBoss
1 14 (31.82%) WebLogic
1 14 (31.82%) WebSphere
2 13 (29.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (9.09%) FileNet
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (29.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (2.27%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) SAN
2 17 (38.64%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (18.18%) X.21
4 6 (13.64%) LDAP
5 5 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (11.36%) Network Security
5 5 (11.36%) SSL
6 1 (2.27%) DNS
6 1 (2.27%) Firewall
6 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.55%) DataStage
2 2 (4.55%) IBM PureData
3 1 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Backup Engineer
2 15 (34.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Storage Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (13.64%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) NetBackup Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Architect
7 1 (2.27%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Junior
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Software Packaging
1 13 (29.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.55%) Flash
3 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.27%) JSON
3 1 (2.27%) LAMP
3 1 (2.27%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Replication
2 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 7 (15.91%) HP Storage
5 5 (11.36%) DataPower
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Linux
2 36 (81.82%) AIX
3 20 (45.45%) Unix
3 20 (45.45%) Windows
4 19 (43.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (40.91%) Solaris
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (43.18%) OO
2 18 (40.91%) DevOps
3 13 (29.55%) ITIL
4 11 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (22.73%) QMS
6 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (11.36%) Workflow
9 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.82%) Change Control
11 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (2.27%) ETL
11 1 (2.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.27%) Proactive Management
11 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (2.27%) Security Monitoring
11 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Perl
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) COBOL
3 1 (2.27%) Jython
3 1 (2.27%) Korn
3 1 (2.27%) PHP
3 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) Ruby
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) NFS
2 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (45.45%) Puppet
2 18 (40.91%) Backup Exec
2 18 (40.91%) EMC NetWorker
2 18 (40.91%) NetBackup
3 17 (38.64%) HP Data Protector
3 17 (38.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 14 (31.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Forum Sentry
6 1 (2.27%) Ansible
6 1 (2.27%) Nagios
6 1 (2.27%) OpenNMS
6 1 (2.27%) PureDisk
6 1 (2.27%) Simpana
6 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) HP
2 19 (43.18%) Red Hat
3 18 (40.91%) Brocade
3 18 (40.91%) Cisco
3 18 (40.91%) EMC
3 18 (40.91%) Symantec
4 17 (38.64%) Veeam
4 17 (38.64%) Veritas
5 16 (36.36%) Oracle
6 13 (29.55%) Axway
6 13 (29.55%) Informatica
6 13 (29.55%) Siebel
7 5 (11.36%) Sun
8 2 (4.55%) Netezza
9 1 (2.27%) CA
9 1 (2.27%) Google
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.27%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) SAP
9 1 (2.27%) VMware