The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 59 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 22 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.78% 3.32% 4.19%
As % of the Vendors category 4.00% 7.91% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £286 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.46 £26.90
% change year-on-year
+17.22% -12.78%
IBM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
550 430 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.43% 42.03% 48.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 203 215
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £167 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 52 41
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £8.95 £9.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Buckinghamshire region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Buckinghamshire region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -22 16 £400 +3.22% 6
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 23 (40.35%) Finance
1 23 (40.35%) WebSphere
2 14 (24.56%) Java
3 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
4 12 (21.05%) UNIX
4 12 (21.05%) Oracle
4 12 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (21.05%) Mainframe
4 12 (21.05%) Retail
5 11 (19.30%) IBM Mainframe
5 11 (19.30%) J2EE
6 10 (17.54%) EMC
6 10 (17.54%) Linux
7 9 (15.79%) Windows
7 9 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (15.79%) NetApp
7 9 (15.79%) CA Wily
7 9 (15.79%) 3PAR
8 8 (14.04%) Introscope
8 8 (14.04%) EMC Centera
8 8 (14.04%) SAN
8 8 (14.04%) HP
8 8 (14.04%) HTTP
8 8 (14.04%) N-Tier
8 8 (14.04%) DB2
8 8 (14.04%) SQL
8 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
8 8 (14.04%) COBOL
8 8 (14.04%) HTML
9 7 (12.28%) Hitachi

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 23 (40.35%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (7.02%) Apache
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (7.02%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (7.02%) Liferay
4 3 (5.26%) CICS
4 3 (5.26%) FileNet
5 2 (3.51%) CMS
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Staffware
1 2 (3.51%) AWD
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) GitHub
1 1 (1.75%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) HTTP
1 8 (14.04%) SAN
2 7 (12.28%) Firewall
2 7 (12.28%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (8.77%) SSL
4 4 (7.02%) Intranet
4 4 (7.02%) Internet
4 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.02%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Introscope
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.75%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.75%) Ant
3 1 (1.75%) JMeter
3 1 (1.75%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.75%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (40.35%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.75%) International Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Military
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Architect
2 11 (19.30%) Administrator
3 9 (15.79%) Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (12.28%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Developer
7 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Change Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planner
9 2 (3.51%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.51%) Programmer
9 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (19.30%) J2EE
3 8 (14.04%) HTML
4 7 (12.28%) Dojo
4 7 (12.28%) Worklight
5 5 (8.77%) JNDI
5 5 (8.77%) JDBC
5 5 (8.77%) SOAP
5 5 (8.77%) Web Services
6 4 (7.02%) WebCenter
7 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.75%) RESTful
8 1 (1.75%) Java SE
8 1 (1.75%) Java EE
8 1 (1.75%) JAAS
8 1 (1.75%) JTA
8 1 (1.75%) XML
8 1 (1.75%) JMS
8 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Mainframe
2 11 (19.30%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (14.04%) N-Tier
3 8 (14.04%) EMC Centera
4 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.02%) Clustering
6 3 (5.26%) User Experience
6 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (3.51%) Open Source
7 2 (3.51%) VSAM
7 2 (3.51%) PMI
7 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.75%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) UNIX
2 10 (17.54%) Linux
3 9 (15.79%) Windows
4 5 (8.77%) AIX
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) OS/390
6 1 (1.75%) zOS
6 1 (1.75%) MVS
6 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
2 6 (10.53%) Migration
2 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
2 6 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
3 5 (8.77%) Change Management
4 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.02%) High Availability
4 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (5.26%) Project Management
5 3 (5.26%) Time Management
5 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.26%) Content Management
5 3 (5.26%) SOA
5 3 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.51%) UML
6 2 (3.51%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) Java
2 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) COBOL
3 7 (12.28%) Objective-C
4 6 (10.53%) JCL
5 4 (7.02%) Python
5 4 (7.02%) Jython
5 4 (7.02%) Korn
5 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.51%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) CA Wily
2 3 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.51%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.75%) Control-M
4 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle
2 10 (17.54%) EMC
3 9 (15.79%) NetApp
3 9 (15.79%) 3PAR
4 8 (14.04%) HP
5 7 (12.28%) Hitachi
5 7 (12.28%) VMware
5 7 (12.28%) Brocade
6 6 (10.53%) Cisco
7 4 (7.02%) FatWire
8 3 (5.26%) Kofax
9 2 (3.51%) ReadSoft
9 2 (3.51%) Remedy
9 2 (3.51%) McAfee
9 2 (3.51%) BMC
10 1 (1.75%) Informatica
10 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.75%) Cognos
10 1 (1.75%) Lotus
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