The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Buckinghamshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 46 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM 37 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.08% 3.36% 3.48%
As % of the Vendors category 7.20% 7.35% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 16
Average daily rate £475 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.00%
Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
514 381 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.83% 45.68% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 198 257
Average daily rate £350 £288 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £9.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
IBM
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -9 31 £488 +96.96%
Buckingham - - - -
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (47.54%) SQL
2 28 (45.90%) Oracle
3 27 (44.26%) Windows
4 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
5 22 (36.07%) Retail
6 20 (32.79%) MS Excel
7 16 (26.23%) Asset Management
7 16 (26.23%) WebSphere
8 15 (24.59%) UNIX
9 12 (19.67%) Linux
9 12 (19.67%) Finance
10 11 (18.03%) AIX
10 11 (18.03%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (14.75%) HTML
11 9 (14.75%) Java
11 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
11 9 (14.75%) Objective-C
11 9 (14.75%) Dojo
11 9 (14.75%) Worklight
11 9 (14.75%) Mobile App
12 7 (11.48%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (11.48%) Mainframe
12 7 (11.48%) JCL
13 6 (9.84%) REXX
13 6 (9.84%) SAN
13 6 (9.84%) Ant
13 6 (9.84%) CSS
13 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (9.84%) Clustering
13 6 (9.84%) Git (software)

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (26.23%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.20%) Node.js
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.92%) CMS
5 2 (3.28%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.28%) CICS
5 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.64%) Liferay
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.64%) Documentum
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) Apache
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (32.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) SAN
2 2 (3.28%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.28%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) DB2
2 2 (3.28%) Easytrieve
2 2 (3.28%) PowerCenter
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Ant
1 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.20%) Grunt
2 5 (8.20%) Yeoman
2 5 (8.20%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) Introscope
General
1 22 (36.07%) Retail
2 12 (19.67%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Architect
2 12 (19.67%) Consultant
3 9 (14.75%) Administrator
3 9 (14.75%) Management Consultant
3 9 (14.75%) Software Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Software Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Software Asset Manager
5 5 (8.20%) AIX Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) DBA
6 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.56%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.28%) Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Software Licensing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) HTML
1 9 (14.75%) Dojo
1 9 (14.75%) Worklight
2 6 (9.84%) CSS
2 6 (9.84%) RESTful
2 6 (9.84%) ISPF
2 6 (9.84%) CSS3
2 6 (9.84%) HTML5
3 5 (8.20%) Apache Cordova
4 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (4.92%) JDBC
5 3 (4.92%) SOAP
5 3 (4.92%) Web Services
5 3 (4.92%) XML
5 3 (4.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.28%) Middleware
6 2 (3.28%) JAXP
6 2 (3.28%) XML Schema
6 2 (3.28%) XSD
6 2 (3.28%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.48%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (11.48%) Mainframe
3 6 (9.84%) Clustering
4 5 (8.20%) HACMP
5 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.28%) LPAR
7 1 (1.64%) Life Science
7 1 (1.64%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.64%) Social Network
7 1 (1.64%) FMCG
7 1 (1.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) UNIX
3 12 (19.67%) Linux
4 11 (18.03%) AIX
5 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.28%) zOS
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Asset Management
2 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
3 4 (6.56%) Change Management
3 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (4.92%) Data Migration
4 3 (4.92%) Migration
4 3 (4.92%) Scrum
5 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.28%) SOA
5 2 (3.28%) Database Tuning
5 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.28%) Content Management
6 1 (1.64%) High Availability
6 1 (1.64%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.64%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.64%) Use Case
6 1 (1.64%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) Java
2 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.75%) Objective-C
3 7 (11.48%) JCL
4 6 (9.84%) REXX
5 3 (4.92%) COBOL
5 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.28%) Assembly Language
6 2 (3.28%) C++
6 2 (3.28%) Perl
6 2 (3.28%) AWK
6 2 (3.28%) sed
7 1 (1.64%) Korn
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) Jython
7 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Dublin Core
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) MAINVIEW
2 2 (3.28%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Oracle
2 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) EMC
3 4 (6.56%) BMC
3 4 (6.56%) 3PAR
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.28%) CA
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Brocade
6 1 (1.64%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.64%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.64%) FatWire
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe
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