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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 56 33 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Contract jobs citing IBM 12 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.63% 2.90% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 3.75% 7.78% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +83.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £312 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £422 £237
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.15 £25.59 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+37.35% -20.65%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
320 180 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 43.54% 37.34% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 104 167
Average daily rate £350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 33
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £39.40 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
IBM
South West

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 11 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 11 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 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Logistics
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) UML
3 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
3 6 (26.09%) Supply Chain Management
3 6 (26.09%) Supplier Management
3 6 (26.09%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) SysML
4 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
4 5 (21.74%) Validation
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) UNIX
5 4 (17.39%) Windows
5 4 (17.39%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (13.04%) Tandem
6 3 (13.04%) Content Management
6 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) BASE24
6 3 (13.04%) AS400
6 3 (13.04%) Information Security
6 3 (13.04%) CISSP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) BASE24
2 2 (8.70%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (13.04%) ATM
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Business Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) TM1 Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) EFT
1 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
1 3 (13.04%) AS400
1 3 (13.04%) Tandem
1 3 (13.04%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) UML
1 7 (30.43%) Logistics
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Supplier Management
2 6 (26.09%) Supply Chain Management
2 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
3 5 (21.74%) SysML
3 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Validation
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security
4 3 (13.04%) Content Management
4 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) Security Management
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.70%) BPMN
5 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Cognos
3 2 (8.70%) RedPrairie
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) Huawei
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia
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