The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 41 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.39% 3.61% 2.87%
As % of the Vendors category 3.97% 7.23% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.00%
Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
126 83 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 35.10% 50.00% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 51 41
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.62 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
IBM
South Wales

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Cardiff region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Cardiff region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (61.54%) UNIX
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
3 5 (38.46%) Office 365
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) iSeries
4 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) RHCE
4 4 (30.77%) Apache
4 4 (30.77%) SMTP
4 4 (30.77%) NFS
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) AIX
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) COBOL
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) RPG
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) DB2
5 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
5 3 (23.08%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (23.08%) OS/400
5 3 (23.08%) Finance

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
1 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
2 3 (23.08%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SSL
1 4 (30.77%) SMTP
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
3 2 (15.38%) DataStage
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) Star Schema
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX Support
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) iSeries
2 2 (15.38%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (30.77%) AIX
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) OS/400
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
1 4 (30.77%) COBOL
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
1 4 (30.77%) RPG
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) RHCE
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
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