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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 29 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM 56 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.75% 2.54% 3.35%
As % of the Vendors category 13.56% 5.47% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 20
Average daily rate £450 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £264 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £506 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +100.00%
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
413 548 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.40% 46.40% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 258 220
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 35
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 49 £450 +30.90% 6
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 40 (43.96%) Windows
2 38 (41.76%) WebSphere
3 37 (40.66%) Finance
4 27 (29.67%) Unix
5 24 (26.37%) JCL
6 23 (25.27%) Java
7 19 (20.88%) zOS
8 18 (19.78%) Change Management
8 18 (19.78%) Firewall
8 18 (19.78%) SOAP
8 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (18.68%) Migration
9 17 (18.68%) REXX
10 16 (17.58%) Mainframe
10 16 (17.58%) Linux
10 16 (17.58%) COBOL
10 16 (17.58%) J2EE
11 15 (16.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (16.48%) ISPF
11 15 (16.48%) Clustering
11 15 (16.48%) CA Wily
11 15 (16.48%) High Availability
12 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (15.38%) Incident Management
12 14 (15.38%) HTML
12 14 (15.38%) CSS
12 14 (15.38%) HTTP
13 13 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
13 13 (14.29%) Introscope

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 38 (41.76%) WebSphere
2 13 (14.29%) CICS
2 13 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (12.09%) Apache
3 11 (12.09%) MQSeries
4 7 (7.69%) IIS
5 4 (4.40%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.20%) JBoss
7 2 (2.20%) Liferay
7 2 (2.20%) Node.js
8 1 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.10%) CMS
8 1 (1.10%) Confluence
8 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.10%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.78%) Firewall
2 14 (15.38%) HTTP
3 11 (12.09%) SSL
4 10 (10.99%) FTP
5 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.59%) HTTPS
6 6 (6.59%) Internet
6 6 (6.59%) LDAP
6 6 (6.59%) SAN
6 6 (6.59%) SMTP
7 3 (3.30%) Broadband
7 3 (3.30%) WEP
8 2 (2.20%) DNS
8 2 (2.20%) Intranet
9 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.10%) LAN
9 1 (1.10%) SMS
9 1 (1.10%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.10%) WAN
9 1 (1.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) Easytrieve
2 7 (7.69%) DB2
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) DataStage
5 1 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.10%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Introscope
2 8 (8.79%) ChangeMan
3 3 (3.30%) Ant
3 3 (3.30%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.10%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.10%) Flyway
4 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.10%) JIRA
4 1 (1.10%) JUnit
4 1 (1.10%) Maven
4 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 37 (40.66%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Retail
3 10 (10.99%) Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.10%) Back Office
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Analyst
2 18 (19.78%) Developer
3 16 (17.58%) Architect
4 14 (15.38%) Administrator
5 12 (13.19%) WebSphere Administrator
6 9 (9.89%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.79%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (8.79%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 7 (7.69%) Security Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.40%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Network Architect
11 3 (3.30%) Project Manager
12 2 (2.20%) AIX Administrator
12 2 (2.20%) Consultant
12 2 (2.20%) Junior
12 2 (2.20%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.20%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) SOAP
2 16 (17.58%) J2EE
3 15 (16.48%) ISPF
4 14 (15.38%) CSS
4 14 (15.38%) HTML
5 12 (13.19%) Web Services
5 12 (13.19%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (12.09%) JDBC
6 11 (12.09%) JNDI
7 10 (10.99%) XML
8 9 (9.89%) HTML5
8 9 (9.89%) jQuery
9 7 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.49%) .NET
10 5 (5.49%) JSP
10 5 (5.49%) Laravel
10 5 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (4.40%) CSS3
11 4 (4.40%) Dojo
12 3 (3.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (17.58%) Mainframe
3 15 (16.48%) Clustering
4 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 12 (13.19%) HACMP
6 8 (8.79%) AS400
6 8 (8.79%) iSeries
7 7 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
9 4 (4.40%) User Experience
10 3 (3.30%) DataPower
10 3 (3.30%) LPAR
11 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
11 2 (2.20%) W3C
12 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (1.10%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.96%) Windows
2 27 (29.67%) Unix
3 19 (20.88%) zOS
4 16 (17.58%) Linux
5 11 (12.09%) Windows Server
5 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.69%) AIX
7 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.30%) VMS
9 2 (2.20%) MVS
9 2 (2.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) Change Management
2 17 (18.68%) Migration
3 15 (16.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (16.48%) High Availability
4 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 11 (12.09%) Garbage Collection
5 11 (12.09%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (12.09%) Web Filtering
6 10 (10.99%) Information Security
7 9 (9.89%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.79%) Project Management
8 8 (8.79%) Web Development
9 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.59%) DevOps
10 6 (6.59%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (6.59%) Security Operations
10 6 (6.59%) Workflow
11 5 (5.49%) Front End Development
11 5 (5.49%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) JCL
2 23 (25.27%) Java
3 17 (18.68%) REXX
4 16 (17.58%) COBOL
5 13 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 11 (12.09%) Assembly Language
6 11 (12.09%) Bash Shell
6 11 (12.09%) C++
6 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
6 11 (12.09%) Jython
6 11 (12.09%) Korn
6 11 (12.09%) Python
7 9 (9.89%) SQL
8 8 (8.79%) CLIST
9 5 (5.49%) C#
9 5 (5.49%) PHP
9 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.49%) VB
10 4 (4.40%) Perl
10 4 (4.40%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) SDET
3 2 (2.20%) WCAG
4 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 6 (6.59%) Time Sharing Option
3 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (4.40%) Veritas File System
4 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.30%) Docker
6 1 (1.10%) RACF
6 1 (1.10%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (16.48%) CA Wily
2 8 (8.79%) Tivoli
3 5 (5.49%) Control-M
4 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.10%) Ansible
5 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) CA
2 11 (12.09%) Intel Security
3 10 (10.99%) AppSense
4 8 (8.79%) HP
5 6 (6.59%) 3PAR
5 6 (6.59%) EMC
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle
6 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.40%) Symantec
6 4 (4.40%) Veritas
6 4 (4.40%) VMware
7 2 (2.20%) Adobe
7 2 (2.20%) Brocade
7 2 (2.20%) FatWire
7 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.20%) NetApp
8 1 (1.10%) Coremetrics
8 1 (1.10%) Google
8 1 (1.10%) Omniture
8 1 (1.10%) Sourcefire
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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