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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 62 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing IBM 22 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.77% 2.63% 3.98%
As % of the Vendors category 3.96% 6.46% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 13
Average daily rate
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£338 £371 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £298 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £553 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.25 £24.05
% change year-on-year
-15.20% +29.96%
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
556 526 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.69% 40.65% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 260 187
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 48
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.98% +21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £20.50 £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -9 19 £350 -3.44%
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) UNIX
3 16 (29.09%) SAN
4 15 (27.27%) Linux
5 14 (25.45%) Mainframe
6 13 (23.64%) Windows
6 13 (23.64%) EMC
7 11 (20.00%) Migration
7 11 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 9 (16.36%) NetApp
9 9 (16.36%) Change Management
9 9 (16.36%) JCL
9 9 (16.36%) Clustering
9 9 (16.36%) 3PAR
10 8 (14.55%) Data Migration
10 8 (14.55%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (14.55%) Brocade
10 8 (14.55%) AIX
10 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
11 7 (12.73%) CRM
11 7 (12.73%) DB2
11 7 (12.73%) FTP
11 7 (12.73%) Retail
12 6 (10.91%) VMware
12 6 (10.91%) Firewall
12 6 (10.91%) Introscope
12 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
12 6 (10.91%) Project Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) SAN
2 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.73%) FTP
4 6 (10.91%) HTTP
4 6 (10.91%) Firewall
5 4 (7.27%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (7.27%) SSL
6 3 (5.45%) HTTPS
6 3 (5.45%) Broadband
7 2 (3.64%) LAN
7 2 (3.64%) WAN
7 2 (3.64%) SMTP
7 2 (3.64%) LDAP
7 2 (3.64%) Internet
7 2 (3.64%) APPN
7 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.64%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) DB2
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Introscope
2 2 (3.64%) ChangeMan
3 1 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Architect
2 10 (18.18%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Data Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Programmer
9 2 (3.64%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.64%) IBM Storage Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Network Programmer
9 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (7.27%) JNDI
2 4 (7.27%) J2EE
2 4 (7.27%) JDBC
2 4 (7.27%) SOAP
2 4 (7.27%) Web Services
3 3 (5.45%) ISPF
3 3 (5.45%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) Worklight
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.82%) Middleware
5 1 (1.82%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Mainframe
2 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 9 (16.36%) Clustering
4 8 (14.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (9.09%) HACMP
6 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 4 (7.27%) EMC VNX
7 4 (7.27%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (5.45%) LPAR
8 3 (5.45%) AS400
9 2 (3.64%) VSAM
9 2 (3.64%) CMDB
10 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.82%) DataPower
10 1 (1.82%) iSeries
10 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
10 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) UNIX
2 15 (27.27%) Linux
3 13 (23.64%) Windows
4 8 (14.55%) AIX
5 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.27%) Solaris
7 3 (5.45%) VMS
8 2 (3.64%) MVS
9 1 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Migration
2 9 (16.36%) Change Management
3 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
3 8 (14.55%) Data Migration
4 7 (12.73%) CRM
5 6 (10.91%) Project Management
6 5 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) ITIL
7 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.27%) High Availability
7 4 (7.27%) Garbage Collection
7 4 (7.27%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.45%) SOA
9 2 (3.64%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) JCL
2 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.27%) Jython
3 4 (7.27%) Korn
3 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.27%) Python
4 3 (5.45%) COBOL
4 3 (5.45%) Java
4 3 (5.45%) Perl
4 3 (5.45%) sed
4 3 (5.45%) REXX
4 3 (5.45%) AWK
5 2 (3.64%) C
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL
6 1 (1.82%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 5 (9.09%) Veritas File System
1 5 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (5.45%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (3.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Control-M
1 4 (7.27%) CA Wily
1 4 (7.27%) EMC VPLEX
2 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.64%) MAINVIEW
3 2 (3.64%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) EMC
2 9 (16.36%) NetApp
2 9 (16.36%) 3PAR
3 8 (14.55%) Brocade
4 6 (10.91%) VMware
4 6 (10.91%) HP
4 6 (10.91%) Oracle
5 5 (9.09%) Veritas
5 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.09%) Symantec
6 3 (5.45%) Hitachi
7 2 (3.64%) Sourcefire
7 2 (3.64%) Remedy
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.64%) CA
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix
8 1 (1.82%) SAP
8 1 (1.82%) McAfee
8 1 (1.82%) QNX