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 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 34 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing IBM 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.11% 1.04% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% 2.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£283 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% -
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%
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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
128 139 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.68% 48.10% 47.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 96 38
Average daily rate £313 £319 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £15.10 £25.00
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 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
3 3 (27.27%) MDX
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (27.27%) Office 365
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Star Schema
3 3 (27.27%) DataStage
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) AIX
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) OLAP
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (27.27%) Star Schema
1 3 (27.27%) DataStage
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) JMeter
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) TestNG
2 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Leader
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) MDX
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) JSF
2 2 (18.18%) JPA
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 2 (18.18%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Java SE
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) MyBatis
3 1 (9.09%) Struts
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) AS400
1 2 (18.18%) iSeries
1 2 (18.18%) LPAR
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
1 3 (27.27%) ETL
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) RPG
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica
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