The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 56 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 16 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.82% 1.26% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 4.21% 3.57% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 11
Average daily rate £353 £360 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £200 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £397 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +75.00%
IBM
South West

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

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
380 308 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 43.18% 35.16% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 219 210
Average daily rate £365 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 22
Average hourly rate £20.39 £22.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% +23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £16.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £50.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Firewall
3 6 (19.35%) Wireless
3 6 (19.35%) Requirements Management
3 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
3 6 (19.35%) Quality Management
3 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
4 5 (16.13%) FWSM
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
4 5 (16.13%) Network Management
4 5 (16.13%) Unified Communications
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (16.13%) MPLS
4 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.13%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (16.13%) CA
4 5 (16.13%) Nokia
4 5 (16.13%) VPN
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
4 5 (16.13%) IP Telephony
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (12.90%) IronPort
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) SQL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.23%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) Wireless
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (16.13%) FWSM
3 5 (16.13%) IP Telephony
3 5 (16.13%) MPLS
3 5 (16.13%) Unified Communications
3 5 (16.13%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.23%) BGP
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
5 1 (3.23%) OSPF
5 1 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) VLAN
5 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) DataStage
2 1 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
1 6 (19.35%) Architect
1 6 (19.35%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Process Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing Campaign Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms Architect
5 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Architect
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.23%) XML Schema
2 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) AS400
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.23%) DataPower
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
1 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
1 6 (19.35%) Quality Management
1 6 (19.35%) Requirements Management
2 5 (16.13%) Network Management
2 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) ETL
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) SDLC
5 2 (6.45%) ArchiMate
5 2 (6.45%) BPMN
5 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) EAI
5 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Security Operations
5 2 (6.45%) Threat Management
5 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO27002
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco
1 6 (19.35%) HP
2 5 (16.13%) CA
2 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
2 5 (16.13%) Nokia
2 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) IronPort
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.23%) Cognos
6 1 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (3.23%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec