Period
to 24 April 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 April 2019 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
England > North East
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 80 100
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20 -49
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.36% 2.17% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 5.04% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 22
North East median daily rate £423 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.71% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £364 £275 £305
90th Percentile £493 £463 £438
England median daily rate £461 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.25 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +106.10% -41.43% -12.50%

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 the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 495 536 830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 35.82% 43.16% 51.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 370 536
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £254
90th Percentile £548 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 58
North East median hourly rate £15.14 £14.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -38.30% +16.05%
10th Percentile £9.59 £10.55 £10.25
90th Percentile £25.39 £30.75 £42.30
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -6.67%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the North East

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in the North East

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in the North East

IBM
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 April 2019. 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
Tyne and Wear -14 4 £458 +30.71%
Northumberland - 1 £388 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) NetIQ
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) NDS
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Thinking
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) AS400
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Maximo
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) iSeries
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (20.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) AS400 Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Maximo Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NDS
1 2 (40.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) NetIQ
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle