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 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 31 43 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.21% 1.05% 3.80%
As % of the Vendors category 5.45% 2.88% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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%
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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
110 139 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 40.59% 36.58% 49.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 87 45
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £12.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +14.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.47 £14.50 £35.25
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 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 12 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (55.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) AS400
3 8 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (40.00%) HTTP
4 5 (25.00%) OS/400
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) UML
4 5 (25.00%) COBOL
5 4 (20.00%) RPG
5 4 (20.00%) DB2
5 4 (20.00%) MS Project
5 4 (20.00%) MS Office
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (20.00%) TestDirector
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) iSeries
6 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) SLA
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) AIX
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) IIS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 12 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Project
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) Hudson
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Continuum
2 2 (10.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) Toad
2 2 (10.00%) JDeveloper
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (40.00%) Administrator
2 8 (40.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) XHTML
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (10.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) AS400
2 4 (20.00%) iSeries
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) OS/400
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) UML
2 4 (20.00%) OO
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) RAD
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) COBOL
2 4 (20.00%) RPG
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) Micro Focus
2 2 (10.00%) BT
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
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