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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 25 September 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 33 75 53
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -22
Contract jobs citing IBM 40 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.84% 1.36% 2.71%
As % of the Vendors category 10.50% 3.05% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 14
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £425 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £424 £420
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.44 £31.53
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
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
381 622 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.13% 44.65% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 298 248
Median daily rate £413 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £234 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 38
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £9.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £27.00 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +27 32 £425 +21.42% 1
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 45 (45.92%) Java
2 34 (34.69%) WebSphere
3 29 (29.59%) Oracle
4 28 (28.57%) SQL
4 28 (28.57%) SOAP
5 25 (25.51%) J2EE
6 23 (23.47%) Mainframe
7 22 (22.45%) Finance
7 22 (22.45%) XML
8 21 (21.43%) Linux
9 19 (19.39%) DB2
9 19 (19.39%) IBM Integration Bus
10 17 (17.35%) Middleware
10 17 (17.35%) Web Services
10 17 (17.35%) Python
10 17 (17.35%) Oracle Database
11 16 (16.33%) Windows
12 15 (15.31%) IBM Mainframe
12 15 (15.31%) Bash Shell
13 14 (14.29%) Unix
13 14 (14.29%) SSL
13 14 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
14 13 (13.27%) XSLT
14 13 (13.27%) SOA
15 12 (12.24%) HTTP
15 12 (12.24%) JCL
16 11 (11.22%) Clustering
16 11 (11.22%) DataPower
16 11 (11.22%) SC Cleared
16 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (34.69%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.06%) Apache
4 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.06%) JBoss
4 3 (3.06%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.04%) CICS
5 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.29%) SSL
2 12 (12.24%) HTTP
3 10 (10.20%) FTP
4 5 (5.10%) HTTPS
4 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.06%) RS-232
5 3 (3.06%) WinSCP
6 2 (2.04%) Firewall
6 2 (2.04%) LDAP
6 2 (2.04%) RS-422
6 2 (2.04%) SMTP
6 2 (2.04%) WEP
7 1 (1.02%) Intranet
7 1 (1.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.39%) DB2
2 17 (17.35%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.04%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.02%) Big Data
7 1 (1.02%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Log4j
2 4 (4.08%) Introscope
3 3 (3.06%) ChangeMan
3 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.06%) JUnit
3 3 (3.06%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (3.06%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.06%) XMLSpy
4 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.04%) Gradle
4 2 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (1.02%) Ant
5 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Banking
3 6 (6.12%) Retail
4 4 (4.08%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) Analyst
2 21 (21.43%) Developer
3 18 (18.37%) Architect
4 12 (12.24%) Integration Architect
5 10 (10.20%) Data Architect
6 9 (9.18%) Administrator
6 9 (9.18%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Applications Support
7 8 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.16%) WebSphere Administrator
8 7 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
8 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Business Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Designer
9 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
10 5 (5.10%) Java Middleware Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.57%) SOAP
2 25 (25.51%) J2EE
3 22 (22.45%) XML
4 19 (19.39%) IBM Integration Bus
5 17 (17.35%) Middleware
5 17 (17.35%) Web Services
6 14 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (13.27%) XSLT
8 9 (9.18%) JDBC
8 9 (9.18%) JNDI
8 9 (9.18%) REST
9 8 (8.16%) ISPF
9 8 (8.16%) J2SE
9 8 (8.16%) XML Schema
10 6 (6.12%) .NET
10 6 (6.12%) CSS
10 6 (6.12%) HTML
10 6 (6.12%) JMS
10 6 (6.12%) JSON
10 6 (6.12%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.47%) Mainframe
2 15 (15.31%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (11.22%) Clustering
3 11 (11.22%) DataPower
4 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.10%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.06%) AS400
6 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.06%) HACMP
6 3 (3.06%) iSeries
6 3 (3.06%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.04%) iPad
8 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.02%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.02%) IVR
8 1 (1.02%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Linux
2 16 (16.33%) Windows
3 14 (14.29%) Unix
4 9 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.08%) zOS
6 1 (1.02%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.27%) SOA
2 10 (10.20%) UML
3 9 (9.18%) Change Management
3 9 (9.18%) ETL
3 9 (9.18%) Garbage Collection
3 9 (9.18%) High Availability
3 9 (9.18%) ITIL
4 8 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.16%) Project Management
4 8 (8.16%) TOGAF
5 7 (7.14%) EAI
5 7 (7.14%) Migration
6 6 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.10%) Web Development
8 4 (4.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.06%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (3.06%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.92%) Java
2 28 (28.57%) SQL
3 17 (17.35%) Python
4 15 (15.31%) Bash Shell
5 12 (12.24%) JCL
6 9 (9.18%) Jython
6 9 (9.18%) Korn
7 8 (8.16%) REXX
8 4 (4.08%) COBOL
8 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.06%) C
9 3 (3.06%) C++
9 3 (3.06%) C++/CLI
9 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.04%) C#
10 2 (2.04%) Groovy
10 2 (2.04%) PHP
10 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.04%) VB
11 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) SC Cleared
1 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (3.06%) Docker
4 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) CA Wily
2 9 (9.18%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.06%) Control-M
3 3 (3.06%) Nagios
3 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.04%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.02%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 29 (29.59%) Oracle
2 4 (4.08%) HP
2 4 (4.08%) TIBCO
3 3 (3.06%) QNX
3 3 (3.06%) Telelogic
4 2 (2.04%) Dell
4 2 (2.04%) ILOG
5 1 (1.02%) Brocade
5 1 (1.02%) CA
5 1 (1.02%) EMC
5 1 (1.02%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.02%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.02%) hybris
5 1 (1.02%) Informatica
5 1 (1.02%) NetApp
5 1 (1.02%) Remedy
5 1 (1.02%) VMware