The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 55 35
Rank change year-on-year +20 -20  
Contract jobs citing IBM 11 77 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.87% 5.40% 3.86%
As % of the Vendors category 5.58% 8.82% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 50 17
Median daily rate £310 £281 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.22% -2.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £356 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
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 Tyne and Wear.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 197 873 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 51.44% 61.26% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 1637 388
Median daily rate £342 £285 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £444 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 211 38
Median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +104.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £36.00 £31.78
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 Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Tyne and Wear

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Tyne and Wear

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Tyne and Wear

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +20 11 £310 +10.71% 8
IBM
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for IBM.

1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) HP
3 10 (71.43%) AIX
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Replication
5 8 (57.14%) Brocade
5 8 (57.14%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (57.14%) Symantec
5 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
5 8 (57.14%) Backup Exec
5 8 (57.14%) Cisco
5 8 (57.14%) Solaris
5 8 (57.14%) EMC
5 8 (57.14%) SAN
5 8 (57.14%) Veritas
5 8 (57.14%) HP Data Protector
5 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 8 (57.14%) Veeam
5 8 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (57.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle
8 4 (28.57%) Quality Management
8 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (28.57%) QMS
8 4 (28.57%) HP Storage
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Backup Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) ISPF
1 2 (14.29%) Software Packaging
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Replication
2 4 (28.57%) HP Storage
3 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Clustering
5 1 (7.14%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) AIX
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) Solaris
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) MVS
6 2 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) QMS
3 4 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) REXX
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Backup Exec
1 8 (57.14%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (57.14%) HP Data Protector
1 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
1 8 (57.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (7.14%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) Brocade
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) EMC
2 8 (57.14%) Symantec
2 8 (57.14%) Veeam
2 8 (57.14%) Veritas
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) Axway
5 2 (14.29%) BMC
5 2 (14.29%) CA
5 2 (14.29%) Informatica
5 2 (14.29%) Siebel
6 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
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