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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 59 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Contract jobs citing IBM 13 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.40% 3.38% 2.23%
As % of the Vendors category 3.68% 10.61% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 9
Average daily rate
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£369 £361 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +14.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £503 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £408 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -37.09%
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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
353 198 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.08% 31.83% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 124 188
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 31
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) HP
2 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
2 8 (38.10%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) UNIX
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) Validation
4 5 (23.81%) Change Management
4 5 (23.81%) SysML
4 5 (23.81%) Requirements Management
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) Supplier Management
5 4 (19.05%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (14.29%) Content Management
6 3 (14.29%) Tandem
6 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Security Management
6 3 (14.29%) AS400
6 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) BASE24
6 3 (14.29%) Information Security
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
6 3 (14.29%) ATM
6 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 3 (14.29%) EFT

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Lync
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) BASE24
2 2 (9.52%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (14.29%) ATM
3 2 (9.52%) LDAP
3 2 (9.52%) 3G
3 2 (9.52%) LTE
3 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (9.52%) 2G
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) AS400
1 3 (14.29%) Tandem
1 3 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (14.29%) EFT
1 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Validation
3 5 (23.81%) UML
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) SysML
3 5 (23.81%) Requirements Management
4 4 (19.05%) Supply Chain Management
4 4 (19.05%) Supplier Management
5 3 (14.29%) Information Security
5 3 (14.29%) Content Management
5 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Security Management
5 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Logistics
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.52%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (9.52%) Dell
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Huawei
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