The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Bristol 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 57 26 57
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +31
Contract jobs citing IBM 11 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.40% 3.91% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 3.30% 10.50% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 4
Average daily rate
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£369 £361 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +44.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £24.05 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+29.96% -24.85%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
333 200 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.26% 37.24% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 119 170
Average daily rate £375 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 37
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.18 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% -28.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) Supplier Management
3 7 (28.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (24.00%) Degree
4 6 (24.00%) Logistics
4 6 (24.00%) UML
5 5 (20.00%) UNIX
5 5 (20.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) SysML
5 5 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 5 (20.00%) Validation
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) Tandem
6 4 (16.00%) BASE24
6 4 (16.00%) Firewall
6 4 (16.00%) EFT
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) ATM
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
7 3 (12.00%) CISSP
7 3 (12.00%) Security Management
7 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) AS400
7 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Lync
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) BASE24
2 2 (8.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) ATM
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Business Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) EFT
1 4 (16.00%) Tandem
2 3 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (12.00%) AS400
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Supplier Management
2 7 (28.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (24.00%) Logistics
3 6 (24.00%) UML
4 5 (20.00%) Validation
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) SysML
4 5 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (12.00%) Security Management
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) Content Management
5 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Cognos
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Nokia
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Sun
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Huawei
4 1 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (4.00%) RedPrairie
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