The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 24 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.74% 1.82% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £403
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £21.73
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
65 72 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.79% 65.45% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 41 22
Average daily rate £350 £319 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +31.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared