The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 26 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.45% 4.26% 4.09%
As % of the Vendors category 10.69% 9.80% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.18%
IBM
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
159 102 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.96% 43.40% 50.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 71 58
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £90.00 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.22% +865.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 January 2015, 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 10 (47.62%) AS400
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) HTTP
4 7 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (33.33%) Service Management
4 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) MCP
6 4 (19.05%) UNIX
6 4 (19.05%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 3 (14.29%) SLA
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) OS/400
7 3 (14.29%) AIX
8 2 (9.52%) Linux
8 2 (9.52%) UML
8 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (9.52%) MS Project
8 2 (9.52%) MS Office
8 2 (9.52%) SOAP
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
8 2 (9.52%) XML
8 2 (9.52%) XSLT
8 2 (9.52%) COBOL
8 2 (9.52%) Java
8 2 (9.52%) RPG

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 7 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (9.52%) FileNet
3 2 (9.52%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) Hudson
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (23.81%) Service Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) XML
1 2 (9.52%) XSLT
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
1 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
1 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
1 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
1 2 (9.52%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) AS400
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) iSeries
2 2 (9.52%) LPAR
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) OS/400
3 3 (14.29%) AIX
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
1 7 (33.33%) Service Management
1 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (19.05%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (9.52%) RUP
3 2 (9.52%) DSDM
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Coaching
3 2 (9.52%) IT Governance
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.52%) COBOL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCP
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) VCP5
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) NFS
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Twitter
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago