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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 71 58 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing IBM 25 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.92% 1.72% 4.05%
As % of the Vendors category 4.18% 4.07% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Average daily rate
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£370 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £335 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £493 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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
598 442 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.04% 42.22% 47.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 211 147
Average daily rate £350 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 47
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.26 £9.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £28.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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
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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 -10 22 £370 -14.94% 1
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) WebSphere
3 13 (23.21%) Windows
4 12 (21.43%) ITIL
4 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 11 (19.64%) EMC
5 11 (19.64%) VMware
5 11 (19.64%) Retail
5 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (17.86%) McAfee
6 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (17.86%) SAN
7 9 (16.07%) NetApp
7 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
7 9 (16.07%) Migration
7 9 (16.07%) 3PAR
7 9 (16.07%) Brocade
8 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 8 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (14.29%) Java
8 8 (14.29%) HP
9 7 (12.50%) Hitachi
9 7 (12.50%) N-Tier
9 7 (12.50%) DB2
9 7 (12.50%) EMC Centera
9 7 (12.50%) Firewall
9 7 (12.50%) Project Management
10 6 (10.71%) Open Source
10 6 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 15 (26.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) CICS
3 2 (3.57%) FileNet
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.79%) Staffware
3 1 (1.79%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) SAN
2 8 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (3.57%) DHCP
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) SSL
5 1 (1.79%) Intranet
5 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) TestDirector
1 2 (3.57%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.79%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (1.79%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.79%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.79%) JMeter
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Retail
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Marketing
5 3 (5.36%) Spanish Language
6 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.57%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.79%) International Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Change Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Web Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (3.57%) Tester
7 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (10.71%) HTML
2 5 (8.93%) Dojo
2 5 (8.93%) Worklight
2 5 (8.93%) J2EE
3 2 (3.57%) Java EE
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) JDBC
4 1 (1.79%) SOAP
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) JMS
4 1 (1.79%) JAAS
4 1 (1.79%) JTA
4 1 (1.79%) JNDI
4 1 (1.79%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 7 (12.50%) EMC Centera
2 6 (10.71%) Mainframe
2 6 (10.71%) Open Source
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.14%) User Experience
4 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.57%) VSAM
5 2 (3.57%) PMI
5 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.79%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) UNIX
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) AIX
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) zOS
6 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) ITIL
1 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (16.07%) Migration
4 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
6 6 (10.71%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.14%) Analytics
9 3 (5.36%) Web Analytics
9 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) Objective-C
4 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.36%) COBOL
6 2 (3.57%) SQL
7 1 (1.79%) JCL
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) C
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) ISEB
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) MCSE
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Tivoli
2 4 (7.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.79%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) EMC
1 11 (19.64%) VMware
2 10 (17.86%) McAfee
3 9 (16.07%) NetApp
3 9 (16.07%) Brocade
3 9 (16.07%) 3PAR
4 8 (14.29%) HP
5 7 (12.50%) Hitachi
6 6 (10.71%) Oracle
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco
7 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.36%) Adobe
8 3 (5.36%) Cognos
8 3 (5.36%) Maxymiser
8 3 (5.36%) ClickTale
8 3 (5.36%) Lotus
8 3 (5.36%) DoubleClick
8 3 (5.36%) Google
9 2 (3.57%) Kofax
9 2 (3.57%) BMC