The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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 June 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
Hertfordshire / St Albans
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 5 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 20.00% 10.71% -
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.94% -24.00%  

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 St Albans.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
St Albans
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2 16 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 40.00% 57.14% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 8
Median daily rate - £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +55.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in St Albans.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in St Albans

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in St Albans

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 St Albans region with a requirement for IBM.

1 2 (100.00%) Maximo
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Maximo
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Maximo Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle