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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 59 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing IBM 15 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.76% 1.51% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 4.70% 4.02% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 16
Average daily rate £375 £350 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £245 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £431 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +100.00%
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
319 323 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.35% 37.47% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 231 171
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.89 £30.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 7 (35.00%) HP
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Wireless
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (25.00%) Network Management
3 5 (25.00%) FWSM
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) CA
3 5 (25.00%) Nokia
3 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) MPLS
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) IronPort
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (15.00%) EAI
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Windows

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (5.00%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Wireless
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (25.00%) FWSM
3 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 5 (25.00%) MPLS
3 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) BGP
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.00%) NAS
6 1 (5.00%) OSPF
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Campaign Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) AS400
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) DataPower
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (25.00%) Network Management
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) EAI
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) ArchiMate
5 2 (10.00%) BPMN
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.00%) Threat Management
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO27002
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) HP
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) CA
3 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) Nokia
3 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (20.00%) IronPort
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.00%) Google
6 1 (5.00%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
Bristol, Avon
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