The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 47 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.18% 0.84% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% 1.90% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £265 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -29.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%
Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
206 105 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 40.39% 44.12% 56.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 51 98
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 10
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £22.50 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £22.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
IBM
East of England

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 6 £400 - 2
Luton - - - -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 5 (50.00%) Logistics
4 3 (30.00%) Process Management
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (20.00%) AS400
5 2 (20.00%) MQSeries
6 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 6 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) AS400 Support
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) XSD
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) iSeries
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) Logistics
3 3 (30.00%) Process Management
3 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (10.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Compuware
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
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