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 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 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.77% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
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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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
77 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 68.14% 53.33% 33.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 13
Average daily rate £365 £312 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -18.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £375 £697
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.90% -47.61%
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 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 21 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) TeamSite
3 1 (20.00%) Tridion
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Open Text
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (20.00%) Social Network
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Connections
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) TeamSite
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Connections
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) Open Text
2 1 (20.00%) Google