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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 58 51 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing IBM 29 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.28% 2.94% 4.40%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 6.93% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 17
Average daily rate
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£463 £481 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £388 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £570 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -7.27%
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
551 505 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.35% 42.40% 45.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 240 191
Average daily rate £338 £345 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +12.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £239 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 42
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.24 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.89% -5.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 29 £463 -6.32% 2
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 18 (30.51%) Mainframe
3 17 (28.81%) Windows
3 17 (28.81%) IBM Mainframe
4 16 (27.12%) WebSphere
5 14 (23.73%) UNIX
6 12 (20.34%) SAN
6 12 (20.34%) Migration
7 10 (16.95%) EMC
7 10 (16.95%) ITIL
7 10 (16.95%) Brocade
8 9 (15.25%) Linux
8 9 (15.25%) Data Modelling
8 9 (15.25%) NetApp
9 8 (13.56%) McAfee
9 8 (13.56%) Oracle
9 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (13.56%) Firewall
9 8 (13.56%) Analytics
10 7 (11.86%) Business Analytics
10 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
10 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
10 7 (11.86%) Banking
10 7 (11.86%) BPEL
10 7 (11.86%) CRM
10 7 (11.86%) Project Management
10 7 (11.86%) ETL
11 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
11 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (10.17%) Introscope

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (27.12%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.69%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) SAN
2 8 (13.56%) Firewall
3 6 (10.17%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.78%) HTTP
4 4 (6.78%) SSL
5 3 (5.08%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.39%) FTP
6 2 (3.39%) APPN
7 1 (1.69%) DHCP
7 1 (1.69%) DNS
7 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.78%) DB2
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Introscope
2 1 (1.69%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.69%) TestDirector
General
1 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Architect
1 16 (27.12%) Analyst
2 7 (11.86%) Technical Architect
2 7 (11.86%) Data Architect
2 7 (11.86%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (6.78%) Administrator
3 4 (6.78%) Security Specialist
3 4 (6.78%) Programmer
4 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.08%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.39%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (3.39%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (3.39%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (3.39%) IBM Storage Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Network Programmer
5 2 (3.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) J2EE
1 4 (6.78%) JDBC
1 4 (6.78%) SOAP
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
1 4 (6.78%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (6.78%) JNDI
2 2 (3.39%) Worklight
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) Java EE
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Mainframe
2 17 (28.81%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.78%) Clustering
5 3 (5.08%) Open Source
6 2 (3.39%) CMDB
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.69%) EMC Centera
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
7 1 (1.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) UNIX
3 9 (15.25%) Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) AIX
5 3 (5.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Migration
2 10 (16.95%) ITIL
3 9 (15.25%) Data Modelling
4 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (13.56%) Analytics
5 7 (11.86%) Business Analytics
5 7 (11.86%) Project Management
5 7 (11.86%) ETL
5 7 (11.86%) CRM
5 7 (11.86%) BPEL
5 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
6 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.78%) High Availability
7 4 (6.78%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.78%) Garbage Collection
8 3 (5.08%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.08%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) Java
1 5 (8.47%) JCL
2 4 (6.78%) Jython
2 4 (6.78%) Korn
2 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.78%) Python
3 2 (3.39%) COBOL
3 2 (3.39%) SQL
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) MCSE
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.78%) CA Wily
1 4 (6.78%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (3.39%) Control-M
3 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) EMC
1 10 (16.95%) Brocade
2 9 (15.25%) NetApp
3 8 (13.56%) McAfee
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.47%) VMware
5 4 (6.78%) HP
5 4 (6.78%) Remedy
5 4 (6.78%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.08%) Hitachi
6 3 (5.08%) Informatica
7 2 (3.39%) CA
7 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.69%) Cognos
8 1 (1.69%) Adobe
8 1 (1.69%) Lotus
8 1 (1.69%) AppSense
8 1 (1.69%) DoubleClick
8 1 (1.69%) Google