The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 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
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 9 8
Contract jobs citing IBM 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage - 9.09% 8.11%
As % of the Vendors category - 16.67% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.62% -  
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 Stevenage.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 27 30 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 46.55% 54.55% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 6
Median daily rate £300 £305 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.63% -1.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £252 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Median hourly rate £17.77 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +1.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Stevenage

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for IBM.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) PTC
1 1 (100.00%) Windchill
1 1 (100.00%) Teamcenter
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) PTC
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) VMware