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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 52 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 20 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.34% 0.76% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 5.92% 2.41% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Median daily rate £375 £575 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £575 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £575 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +15.38%
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
338 290 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.53% 31.42% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 204 237
Median daily rate £370 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £176 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.35 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 £53.90 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 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 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for IBM.

1 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
1 9 (23.08%) Firewall
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Wireless
2 8 (20.51%) HP
2 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco
2 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
3 7 (17.95%) IronPort
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
3 7 (17.95%) Network Management
3 7 (17.95%) Unified Communications
3 7 (17.95%) FWSM
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (17.95%) VPN
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (17.95%) CA
3 7 (17.95%) Nokia
3 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
3 7 (17.95%) MPLS
3 7 (17.95%) IP Telephony
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (15.38%) Requirements Management
4 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 6 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 6 (15.38%) SLA
5 5 (12.82%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle
5 5 (12.82%) Migration

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (5.13%) Maximo
3 1 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Firewall
2 8 (20.51%) Wireless
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco IPT
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (17.95%) FWSM
3 7 (17.95%) IP Telephony
3 7 (17.95%) MPLS
3 7 (17.95%) Unified Communications
3 7 (17.95%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.13%) LDAP
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.56%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) DataStage
3 1 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.69%) Subversion
1 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Rational Rose
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.56%) TestRail
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
1 9 (23.08%) Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Architect
2 5 (12.82%) Network Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Build Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) RESTful
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) AS400
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 7 (17.95%) Network Management
3 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 6 (15.38%) Quality Management
3 6 (15.38%) Requirements Management
4 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) SDLC
5 4 (10.26%) Security Operations
5 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.69%) Code Coverage
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) Process Management
6 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.13%) ETL
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) CISSP
2 1 (2.56%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.13%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.13%) QRadar
3 1 (2.56%) Nexpose
3 1 (2.56%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco
1 8 (20.51%) HP
2 7 (17.95%) CA
2 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
2 7 (17.95%) IronPort
2 7 (17.95%) Nokia
2 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) F5
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) Cognos
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) Imperva
6 1 (2.56%) Incapsula
6 1 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (2.56%) ProCurve