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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 65 63 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.69% 1.01% 1.81%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 2.41% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£575 £457 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.95% +44.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.15 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +24.42%
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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
280 332 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.33% 41.97% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 240 103
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £462 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 12
Average hourly rate £20.75 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £21.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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
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 6 July 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 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (22.73%) Wireless
2 5 (22.73%) MPLS
2 5 (22.73%) OSPF
2 5 (22.73%) BGP
2 5 (22.73%) VPN
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (22.73%) CA
2 5 (22.73%) Nokia
2 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
2 5 (22.73%) IP Telephony
2 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (22.73%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (22.73%) IronPort
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
2 5 (22.73%) Network Management
2 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
2 5 (22.73%) FWSM
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (22.73%) Spanning Tree
2 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
3 4 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 2 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) FastStats
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (9.09%) Unica
3 1 (4.55%) Unica Affinium
3 1 (4.55%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SmartFocus
1 2 (9.09%) CheetahMail
1 2 (9.09%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (22.73%) Wireless
2 5 (22.73%) IP Telephony
2 5 (22.73%) VPN
2 5 (22.73%) MPLS
2 5 (22.73%) OSPF
2 5 (22.73%) BGP
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
2 5 (22.73%) FWSM
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (22.73%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ERwin
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Network Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Marketing Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Marketing Campaign Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Campaign Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Domino Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Domino Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (9.09%) Lotus Notes Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Lotus Notes Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 4 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (13.64%) DTV
4 2 (9.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (22.73%) Network Management
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
2 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.64%) Information Security
2 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (13.64%) Analytics
2 3 (13.64%) Campaign Management
3 2 (9.09%) Email Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Security Management
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Content Management
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
1 5 (22.73%) HP
1 5 (22.73%) CA
1 5 (22.73%) Nokia
1 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
1 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
1 5 (22.73%) IronPort
1 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) webMethods
4 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.55%) Teradata
4 1 (4.55%) Netezza
4 1 (4.55%) DataFlux
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) Embarcadero