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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 21 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.63% 0.69% 1.69%
As % of the Vendors category 3.23% 1.52% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £413 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £28.97 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+8.73% -7.29%
IBM
Gloucestershire

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
62 66 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 50.41% 45.83% 55.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 29
Median daily rate £330 £415 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% +13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +20.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DataPower
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) OpenCL
2 1 (25.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) RUP
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle