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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 77 49 34
Rank change year-on-year -28 -15  
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.51% 2.72% 3.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 6.33% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 13
Median daily rate £405 £293 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £270 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £320 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year +30.43% +1.76%  

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 273 300 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 46.67% 42.98% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 211 108
Median daily rate £391 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.38% -2.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 15
Median hourly rate £10.50 £14.60 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.08% +32.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.57 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £17.79 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Tyne and Wear

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 -28 2 £405 +38.46% 1
Sunderland - 1 - -
IBM
North East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for IBM.

1 37 (92.50%) AIX
2 36 (90.00%) Unix
3 35 (87.50%) Linux
4 25 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 25 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (57.50%) HP
5 23 (57.50%) DevOps
5 23 (57.50%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (55.00%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (55.00%) OO
6 22 (55.00%) Puppet
7 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (52.50%) Perl
8 20 (50.00%) SQL
9 19 (47.50%) Windows
9 19 (47.50%) Java
9 19 (47.50%) Change Control
10 18 (45.00%) Software Packaging
10 18 (45.00%) Oracle
11 16 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (40.00%) WebSphere
12 15 (37.50%) Configuration Management
13 14 (35.00%) WebLogic
13 14 (35.00%) Axway
14 13 (32.50%) Solaris
14 13 (32.50%) JBoss
14 13 (32.50%) Siebel
14 13 (32.50%) SSL
14 13 (32.50%) WebSphere MQ
14 13 (32.50%) Informatica

IBM
Top Related 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 16 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 16 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (35.00%) WebLogic
3 13 (32.50%) JBoss
4 8 (20.00%) Confluence
5 5 (12.50%) FileNet
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (7.50%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.50%) AquaLogic
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (2.50%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (32.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.50%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) OpenShift
2 2 (5.00%) IaaS
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) SSL
2 12 (30.00%) LDAP
3 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.50%) DB2
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Ingres
4 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Product Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Products Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) DBA
5 3 (7.50%) Middleware Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) Mainframe Support
6 2 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) Software Packaging
2 13 (32.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (12.50%) Middleware
4 3 (7.50%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (57.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 8 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (12.50%) DataPower
5 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.50%) Private Cloud
6 2 (5.00%) EFT
7 1 (2.50%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) AIX
2 36 (90.00%) Unix
3 35 (87.50%) Linux
4 25 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (47.50%) Windows
6 13 (32.50%) Solaris
7 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (20.00%) zOS
9 3 (7.50%) OS/390
9 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (5.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) DevOps
2 22 (55.00%) OO
3 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (47.50%) Change Control
5 15 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 10 (25.00%) Workflow
7 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (17.50%) Change Management
9 6 (15.00%) ITIL
10 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 5 (12.50%) Quality Management
11 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (7.50%) Open Source
11 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
12 2 (5.00%) Data Management
12 2 (5.00%) Migration
12 2 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
12 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Perl
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (47.50%) Java
4 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 8 (20.00%) VB
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (7.50%) IBM Certification
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (2.50%) Firmware
3 1 (2.50%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 22 (55.00%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (55.00%) Puppet
2 6 (15.00%) Tivoli
3 5 (12.50%) Control-M
3 5 (12.50%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.50%) PureDisk
4 1 (2.50%) Simpana
4 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 23 (57.50%) HP
3 18 (45.00%) Oracle
4 14 (35.00%) Axway
5 13 (32.50%) Informatica
5 13 (32.50%) Siebel
6 12 (30.00%) Sun
7 8 (20.00%) Atlassian
7 8 (20.00%) CA
8 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.50%) arcserve
9 1 (2.50%) Brocade
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco
9 1 (2.50%) CommVault
9 1 (2.50%) EMC
9 1 (2.50%) NetApp
9 1 (2.50%) SAP
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec
9 1 (2.50%) Veritas