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 1 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 58 60 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.87% 1.47% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% 3.71% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 10
Average daily rate
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£360 £450 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £438 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £463 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -24.52%
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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
340 350 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.44% 39.68% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 216 162
Average daily rate £360 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015, 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 (40.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) CA
3 7 (28.00%) Nokia
3 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (28.00%) MPLS
3 7 (28.00%) OSPF
3 7 (28.00%) BGP
3 7 (28.00%) VPN
3 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
3 7 (28.00%) Wireless
3 7 (28.00%) IP Telephony
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco IPT
3 7 (28.00%) IronPort
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
3 7 (28.00%) Network Management
3 7 (28.00%) Unified Communications
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (28.00%) FWSM
3 7 (28.00%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (24.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.00%) IBM Notes
6 4 (16.00%) Lotus Domino

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 4 (16.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (16.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) FastStats
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.00%) Unica Affinium
2 1 (4.00%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) CheetahMail
1 2 (8.00%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) MPLS
2 7 (28.00%) OSPF
2 7 (28.00%) BGP
2 7 (28.00%) VPN
2 7 (28.00%) Wireless
2 7 (28.00%) IP Telephony
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco IPT
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (28.00%) Unified Communications
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (28.00%) FWSM
2 7 (28.00%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (4.00%) LTE
5 1 (4.00%) 3G
5 1 (4.00%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) QlikView
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.00%) ERwin
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Electronics
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Network Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Consultant
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Network Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Migration Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) Domino Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Domino Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Campaign Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Marketing Campaign Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Lotus Notes Administrator
6 3 (12.00%) Lotus Notes Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Data Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Marketing Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Big Data Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (12.00%) DTV
1 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) AS400
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Network Management
2 6 (24.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Email Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.00%) Campaign Management
5 2 (8.00%) Security Management
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (8.00%) Database Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) R
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CISSP
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) HP
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) CA
2 7 (28.00%) Nokia
2 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
2 7 (28.00%) IronPort
2 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 4 (16.00%) Lotus
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Unica
5 2 (8.00%) SmartFocus
6 1 (4.00%) Talend
6 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
6 1 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (4.00%) RedPrairie
6 1 (4.00%) DataFlux
6 1 (4.00%) Huawei
6 1 (4.00%) Netezza
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