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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 27 47 29
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.51% 1.77% 5.16%
As % of the Vendors category 5.83% 4.49% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 14
Median daily rate £185 £210 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.78% -32.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £206 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £210 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
120 156 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 43.01% 39.49% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 115 118
Median daily rate £363 £311 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.46% -14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £138 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.44 £17.13 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.38% +7.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for IBM.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (100.00%) Fiorano
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (100.00%) InterSystems
1 7 (100.00%) JCAPS
1 7 (100.00%) Release Management
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (85.71%) HL7
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
2 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
4 3 (42.86%) ITSM
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) NHS
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (100.00%) JCAPS
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Integration Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Release Management
2 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) ITSM
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) HL7
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Fiorano
1 7 (100.00%) InterSystems