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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 66 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM 21 32 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.57% 2.65% 4.41%
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% 6.23% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 14
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£350 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £280 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £543 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +77.21%
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
608 514 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.58% 42.55% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 266 213
Average daily rate £388 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 36
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.85 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.57 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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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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 -10 20 £350 -7.89% 3
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) UNIX
3 13 (28.89%) Linux
4 12 (26.67%) Windows
4 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 12 (26.67%) SAN
5 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
6 10 (22.22%) 3PAR
6 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
6 10 (22.22%) EMC
6 10 (22.22%) AIX
6 10 (22.22%) Mainframe
7 9 (20.00%) Change Management
7 9 (20.00%) Migration
7 9 (20.00%) FTP
8 8 (17.78%) HP
8 8 (17.78%) Retail
9 7 (15.56%) JCL
9 7 (15.56%) Project Management
9 7 (15.56%) Clustering
10 6 (13.33%) Firewall
10 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
10 6 (13.33%) HTTP
10 6 (13.33%) NetApp
10 6 (13.33%) HACMP
10 6 (13.33%) DB2
10 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
11 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (11.11%) Veritas File System
11 5 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 12 (26.67%) SAN
2 9 (20.00%) FTP
3 6 (13.33%) HTTP
3 6 (13.33%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
4 4 (8.89%) tcpdump
4 4 (8.89%) Internet
4 4 (8.89%) LDAP
4 4 (8.89%) LAN
4 4 (8.89%) WAN
4 4 (8.89%) SMTP
5 3 (6.67%) Broadband
6 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
6 2 (4.44%) SSL
6 2 (4.44%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Introscope
2 2 (4.44%) ChangeMan
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Retail
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.44%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Network Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (6.67%) ISPF
2 2 (4.44%) RESTful
2 2 (4.44%) Worklight
2 2 (4.44%) JNDI
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) J2EE
2 2 (4.44%) CSS
2 2 (4.44%) JDBC
2 2 (4.44%) SOAP
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) MFC
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 7 (15.56%) Clustering
4 6 (13.33%) HACMP
5 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (8.89%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (6.67%) LPAR
7 3 (6.67%) AS400
8 2 (4.44%) VSAM
8 2 (4.44%) CMDB
9 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
9 1 (2.22%) DataPower
9 1 (2.22%) iSeries
9 1 (2.22%) SWIFT
9 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) UNIX
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 12 (26.67%) Windows
4 10 (22.22%) AIX
5 5 (11.11%) Solaris
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.67%) VMS
7 2 (4.44%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Change Management
1 9 (20.00%) Migration
2 7 (15.56%) Project Management
3 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) SIEM
5 4 (8.89%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.67%) Workflow
6 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.67%) BDD
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) JCL
2 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.89%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) C
4 3 (6.67%) Perl
4 3 (6.67%) COBOL
4 3 (6.67%) REXX
4 3 (6.67%) AWK
4 3 (6.67%) sed
5 2 (4.44%) Jython
5 2 (4.44%) Korn
5 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.44%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 5 (11.11%) Veritas File System
1 5 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (8.89%) Snort
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (6.67%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.44%) MAINVIEW
2 2 (4.44%) Control-M
2 2 (4.44%) CA Endevor
2 2 (4.44%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) EMC
1 10 (22.22%) 3PAR
2 8 (17.78%) HP
3 6 (13.33%) NetApp
4 5 (11.11%) Veritas
4 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.11%) Symantec
4 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) Brocade
5 4 (8.89%) Sourcefire
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle
6 2 (4.44%) CA
7 1 (2.22%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.22%) Informatica
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (2.22%) Adobe
7 1 (2.22%) AppSense
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
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