Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 82 56
Rank change year-on-year +16 -26 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 33 11 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.20% 1.24% 4.99%
As % of the Vendors category 6.72% 2.61% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 64
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £315 £287
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.85% +1.33%
10th Percentile £275 £305 £220
90th Percentile £486 £350 £364
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £315 £288
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.38% -2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £28.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £28.50

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 491 421 1,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 47.58% 47.46% 55.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 273 720
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £380 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +22.58% -4.62%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £220
90th Percentile £525 £543 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.97% -1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 70
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.75 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.91% +14.29% +107.41%
10th Percentile £9.82 £9.95 £14.68
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -53.13% +14.29% +115.38%

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for IBM.

1 21 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 17 (51.52%) Unix
2 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) WebSphere
2 17 (51.52%) Axway
2 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 17 (51.52%) Puppet
3 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) AIX
3 15 (45.45%) Oracle
4 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
4 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (36.36%) DevOps
5 12 (36.36%) Java
5 12 (36.36%) SSL
6 11 (33.33%) Siebel
6 11 (33.33%) Informatica
6 11 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (33.33%) SQL
6 11 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (33.33%) JBoss
6 11 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (30.30%) OO
7 10 (30.30%) Windows
7 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
7 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
7 10 (30.30%) Software Packaging
8 9 (27.27%) Sun

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 21 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 17 (51.52%) WebSphere
3 11 (33.33%) JBoss
3 11 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (18.18%) FileNet
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (12.12%) CICS
5 4 (12.12%) Jetty
5 4 (12.12%) WildFly
6 1 (3.03%) Apache
6 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Maximo
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) Linode
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) SSL
2 6 (18.18%) HTTPS
2 6 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (18.18%) Network Security
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
3 3 (9.09%) WinSCP
4 2 (6.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.12%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.03%) DataStage
3 1 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.03%) GitLab
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Implementation Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Backup Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Operational Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Operations Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.03%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Support Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (30.30%) Software Packaging
3 6 (18.18%) LDAP
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE
4 4 (12.12%) JSP
5 3 (9.09%) Ajax
5 3 (9.09%) JDBC
5 3 (9.09%) RESTful
5 3 (9.09%) Swing
6 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.03%) CSS
6 1 (3.03%) HTML
6 1 (3.03%) Java EE
6 1 (3.03%) LAMP
6 1 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Private Cloud
3 6 (18.18%) DataPower
4 4 (12.12%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
5 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 3 (9.09%) User Experience
6 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
1 17 (51.52%) Unix
2 15 (45.45%) AIX
3 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
6 6 (18.18%) MVS
6 6 (18.18%) VME
7 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (9.09%) Solaris
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) DevOps
3 10 (30.30%) OO
4 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 7 (21.21%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (18.18%) Change Management
6 6 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) Service Management
6 6 (18.18%) Workflow
7 5 (15.15%) Change Control
8 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 4 (12.12%) TDD
9 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
9 3 (9.09%) MVC
9 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
9 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 3 (9.09%) Release Management
9 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Jython
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) Puppet
2 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (18.18%) Forum Sentry
4 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
4 4 (12.12%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
4 4 (12.12%) PureDisk
4 4 (12.12%) Simpana
4 4 (12.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Ansible
5 1 (3.03%) Nagios
5 1 (3.03%) OpenNMS
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Axway
2 15 (45.45%) Oracle
3 11 (33.33%) Informatica
3 11 (33.33%) Siebel
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
5 9 (27.27%) HP
5 9 (27.27%) Sun
6 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 6 (18.18%) Fujitsu
7 4 (12.12%) arcserve
7 4 (12.12%) CA
7 4 (12.12%) CommVault
7 4 (12.12%) EMC
7 4 (12.12%) SAP
7 4 (12.12%) Symantec
8 3 (9.09%) Brocade
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco
8 3 (9.09%) NetApp
8 3 (9.09%) Veritas