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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 48 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 37 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.03% 4.57% 4.42%
As % of the Vendors category 6.92% 10.59% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 14
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £490 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -35.48%
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
535 472 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.78% 43.11% 49.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 233 243
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 38
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £8.85 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £190.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 -12 26 £380 -1.93% 1
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 23 (34.33%) WebSphere
3 18 (26.87%) Retail
3 18 (26.87%) Mainframe
3 18 (26.87%) SQL
3 18 (26.87%) Oracle
4 17 (25.37%) UNIX
4 17 (25.37%) IBM Mainframe
5 15 (22.39%) Linux
5 15 (22.39%) Java
6 14 (20.90%) DB2
7 13 (19.40%) Windows
7 13 (19.40%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
8 12 (17.91%) HTML
9 11 (16.42%) J2EE
9 11 (16.42%) E-Commerce
9 11 (16.42%) JCL
9 11 (16.42%) Objective-C
9 11 (16.42%) Dojo
9 11 (16.42%) Worklight
10 10 (14.93%) Mobile App
10 10 (14.93%) CA Wily
10 10 (14.93%) AIX
10 10 (14.93%) COBOL
10 10 (14.93%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (13.43%) HTTP
11 9 (13.43%) EMC
11 9 (13.43%) Introscope
11 9 (13.43%) Capacity Planning

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (34.33%) WebSphere
2 10 (14.93%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.97%) Node.js
3 4 (5.97%) Liferay
3 4 (5.97%) FileNet
3 4 (5.97%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
4 3 (4.48%) CICS
5 2 (2.99%) CMS
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) AWD
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.99%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) HTTP
2 6 (8.96%) SAN
2 6 (8.96%) SSL
3 5 (7.46%) Firewall
3 5 (7.46%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (5.97%) Intranet
4 4 (5.97%) Internet
4 4 (5.97%) HTTPS
4 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Introscope
2 5 (7.46%) Ant
2 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.97%) Grunt
3 4 (5.97%) Yeoman
3 4 (5.97%) Subversion
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.49%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.49%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.49%) JMeter
5 1 (1.49%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 18 (26.87%) Retail
3 6 (8.96%) Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.99%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.49%) International Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Architect
1 14 (20.90%) Administrator
2 9 (13.43%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Software Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Developer
6 4 (5.97%) DBA
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.97%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (4.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Software Asset Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.99%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (2.99%) Capacity Planner
8 2 (2.99%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (2.99%) Programmer
8 2 (2.99%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (17.91%) HTML
3 11 (16.42%) J2EE
3 11 (16.42%) Dojo
3 11 (16.42%) Worklight
4 6 (8.96%) SOAP
4 6 (8.96%) Web Services
5 5 (7.46%) CSS
5 5 (7.46%) JDBC
5 5 (7.46%) RESTful
5 5 (7.46%) HTML5
5 5 (7.46%) JNDI
5 5 (7.46%) CSS3
6 4 (5.97%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (5.97%) ISPF
6 4 (5.97%) WebCenter
7 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.49%) XML
8 1 (1.49%) .NET
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Mainframe
2 17 (25.37%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (14.93%) Mobile App
4 8 (11.94%) N-Tier
5 7 (10.45%) EMC Centera
6 5 (7.46%) Clustering
7 2 (2.99%) VSAM
7 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.99%) PMI
8 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) UNIX
2 15 (22.39%) Linux
3 13 (19.40%) Windows
4 10 (14.93%) AIX
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.49%) OS/390
6 1 (1.49%) zOS
6 1 (1.49%) MVS
6 1 (1.49%) Android
6 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) E-Commerce
2 9 (13.43%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
3 5 (7.46%) High Availability
4 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.97%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.97%) Change Management
4 4 (5.97%) Migration
5 3 (4.48%) Scrum
5 3 (4.48%) Project Management
5 3 (4.48%) Time Management
5 3 (4.48%) Content Management
5 3 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.99%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.99%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.99%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) SQL
2 15 (22.39%) Java
3 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.42%) JCL
4 11 (16.42%) Objective-C
5 10 (14.93%) COBOL
6 5 (7.46%) Python
6 5 (7.46%) Jython
6 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.46%) Korn
7 4 (5.97%) REXX
8 3 (4.48%) C++
9 2 (2.99%) VB
10 1 (1.49%) C
10 1 (1.49%) Perl
10 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.49%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) CA Wily
2 4 (5.97%) MAINVIEW
3 3 (4.48%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.99%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.49%) Control-M
5 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) EMC
3 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.45%) NetApp
3 7 (10.45%) 3PAR
4 6 (8.96%) VMware
4 6 (8.96%) BMC
4 6 (8.96%) HP
5 5 (7.46%) Hitachi
5 5 (7.46%) Brocade
6 4 (5.97%) Kofax
6 4 (5.97%) FatWire
6 4 (5.97%) Cisco
7 3 (4.48%) ReadSoft
8 2 (2.99%) Remedy
9 1 (1.49%) SAP
9 1 (1.49%) Informatica
9 1 (1.49%) ION Trading