Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 63 71
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 46 104 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.03% 4.34% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 10.29% 7.37% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 66 17
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £316 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -1.17% +30.61%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £288
90th Percentile £459 £400 £523
North East median daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% -
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +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 Tyne and Wear.

All Vendors
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 447 1412 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 48.85% 58.88% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 976 339
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £329 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.07% -5.91% -
10th Percentile £260 £211 £231
90th Percentile £550 £488 £550
North East median daily rate £363 £330 £354
% change year-on-year +9.85% -6.71% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 108 54
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £23.55 £28.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +16.67% +41.18%
10th Percentile £8.96 £11.88 £12.18
90th Percentile £47.53 £36.00 £38.75
North East median hourly rate £17.10 £27.00 £20.30
% change year-on-year -36.67% +33.00% +9.73%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 November 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 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 45 £350 +9.38%
Sunderland +3 1 £400 -
IBM
North East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (80.43%) Linux
2 36 (78.26%) AIX
2 36 (78.26%) HP
3 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
4 20 (43.48%) Unix
4 20 (43.48%) Windows
4 20 (43.48%) Puppet
4 20 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (41.30%) OO
5 19 (41.30%) Red Hat
5 19 (41.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (39.13%) Brocade
6 18 (39.13%) Symantec
6 18 (39.13%) NetBackup
6 18 (39.13%) Backup Exec
6 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
6 18 (39.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 18 (39.13%) EMC
6 18 (39.13%) SAN
6 18 (39.13%) Solaris
6 18 (39.13%) Cisco
6 18 (39.13%) DevOps
7 17 (36.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 17 (36.96%) Fibre Channel
7 17 (36.96%) Veritas
7 17 (36.96%) Veeam
7 17 (36.96%) HP Data Protector
7 17 (36.96%) Replication
8 16 (34.78%) Oracle

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 14 (30.43%) JBoss
1 14 (30.43%) WebLogic
1 14 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 13 (28.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (8.70%) FileNet
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (28.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (2.17%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) SAN
2 17 (36.96%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (17.39%) X.21
4 6 (13.04%) LDAP
5 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (10.87%) Network Security
5 5 (10.87%) SSL
6 1 (2.17%) DNS
6 1 (2.17%) Firewall
6 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.17%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.35%) DataStage
2 2 (4.35%) IBM PureData
3 1 (2.17%) DB2
3 1 (2.17%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Backup Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Storage Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (13.04%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) NetBackup Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Change Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) DB2 DBA
7 1 (2.17%) DBA
7 1 (2.17%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Software Packaging
1 13 (28.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.35%) Flash
3 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.17%) ISPF
3 1 (2.17%) JSON
3 1 (2.17%) LAMP
3 1 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Replication
2 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (23.91%) Private Cloud
4 7 (15.22%) HP Storage
5 5 (10.87%) DataPower
6 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.17%) CMDB
7 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Linux
2 36 (78.26%) AIX
3 20 (43.48%) Unix
3 20 (43.48%) Windows
4 19 (41.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (39.13%) Solaris
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.17%) MVS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (41.30%) OO
2 18 (39.13%) DevOps
3 14 (30.43%) ITIL
4 11 (23.91%) Quality Management
5 10 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (21.74%) QMS
6 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (10.87%) Workflow
9 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.52%) Change Control
11 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
12 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
12 1 (2.17%) Change Management
12 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
12 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
12 1 (2.17%) Release Management
12 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) Perl
3 6 (13.04%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) COBOL
4 1 (2.17%) Jython
4 1 (2.17%) Korn
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) REXX
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
4 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) NFS
2 1 (2.17%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (43.48%) Puppet
2 18 (39.13%) Backup Exec
2 18 (39.13%) EMC NetWorker
2 18 (39.13%) NetBackup
3 17 (36.96%) HP Data Protector
3 17 (36.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 14 (30.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Forum Sentry
6 1 (2.17%) Ansible
6 1 (2.17%) Nagios
6 1 (2.17%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (2.17%) OpenNMS
6 1 (2.17%) PureDisk
6 1 (2.17%) Simpana
6 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) HP
2 19 (41.30%) Red Hat
3 18 (39.13%) Brocade
3 18 (39.13%) Cisco
3 18 (39.13%) EMC
3 18 (39.13%) Symantec
4 17 (36.96%) Veeam
4 17 (36.96%) Veritas
5 16 (34.78%) Oracle
6 13 (28.26%) Axway
6 13 (28.26%) Informatica
6 13 (28.26%) Siebel
7 5 (10.87%) Sun
8 2 (4.35%) CA
8 2 (4.35%) Netezza
9 1 (2.17%) arcserve
9 1 (2.17%) CommVault
9 1 (2.17%) Google
9 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.17%) VMware