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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 59 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing IBM 27 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.39% 2.54% 3.44%
As % of the Vendors category 5.01% 6.09% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 2
Average daily rate
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£344 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £400 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £488 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.18%
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
539 427 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 47.61% 41.78% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 224 133
Average daily rate £350 £381 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.48 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.80 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 January 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 January 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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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 -8 24 £303 -28.82% 4
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (43.14%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Mainframe
3 12 (23.53%) Windows
3 12 (23.53%) WebSphere
3 12 (23.53%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (21.57%) ITIL
5 10 (19.61%) EMC
5 10 (19.61%) SAN
5 10 (19.61%) McAfee
5 10 (19.61%) Brocade
5 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (17.65%) Migration
6 9 (17.65%) VMware
6 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (17.65%) HP
6 9 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (17.65%) Analytics
7 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (15.69%) 3PAR
7 8 (15.69%) NetApp
7 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
7 8 (15.69%) EMC Centera
7 8 (15.69%) Banking
8 7 (13.73%) Hitachi
8 7 (13.73%) Oracle
9 6 (11.76%) UNIX
9 6 (11.76%) ISEB
9 6 (11.76%) Cisco
9 6 (11.76%) ETL
9 6 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) SAN
2 9 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 2 (3.92%) DHCP
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) Network Security
5 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) DB2
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) TestDirector
1 2 (3.92%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.96%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Web Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Java EE
2 1 (1.96%) Worklight
2 1 (1.96%) JTA
2 1 (1.96%) JNDI
2 1 (1.96%) Dojo
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.96%) Java SE
2 1 (1.96%) JMS
2 1 (1.96%) J2EE
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) JDBC
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.96%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Mainframe
2 12 (23.53%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (15.69%) EMC Centera
4 6 (11.76%) Open Source
5 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.92%) User Experience
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.96%) DataPower
7 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) UNIX
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
2 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (17.65%) Migration
3 9 (17.65%) Analytics
4 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
5 6 (11.76%) ETL
5 6 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (9.80%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (9.80%) Business Analytics
6 5 (9.80%) BPEL
6 5 (9.80%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Java
2 4 (7.84%) JCL
2 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.88%) COBOL
4 2 (3.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) ISEB
2 4 (7.84%) MCSE
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Tivoli
2 4 (7.84%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) EMC
1 10 (19.61%) McAfee
1 10 (19.61%) Brocade
2 9 (17.65%) VMware
2 9 (17.65%) HP
3 8 (15.69%) 3PAR
3 8 (15.69%) NetApp
4 7 (13.73%) Hitachi
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle
5 6 (11.76%) Cisco
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.88%) Maxymiser
7 3 (5.88%) ClickTale
7 3 (5.88%) DoubleClick
7 3 (5.88%) Google
7 3 (5.88%) Adobe
7 3 (5.88%) Cognos
7 3 (5.88%) Lotus
7 3 (5.88%) Informatica
7 3 (5.88%) Remedy
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