The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 28 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.21% 0.94% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 2.22% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £394 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.52% +21.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £413 £377
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 135 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.85% 42.45% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 85 133
Median daily rate £413 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £43.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.68 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Bedfordshire region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Luton +9 1 £350 -39.13%
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 7 (46.67%) CRM
2 6 (40.00%) Marketing
3 4 (26.67%) Unica
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) SMS
3 4 (26.67%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) Middleware
5 2 (13.33%) CommVault
5 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) SCCM
5 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) Wireshark

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Unica
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SMS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Military
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Email Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Hardware Technician
2 2 (13.33%) IT Technician
2 2 (13.33%) TIBCO Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Campaign Planner
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) CommVault
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.67%) BEA
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP