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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 28 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.66% 5.08% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 10.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£188 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -15.96%
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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
61 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 40.40% 49.15% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 17
Average daily rate £429 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £248 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £430 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £35.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £30.50 £39.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) TeamSite
2 1 (33.33%) Tridion
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) TeamSite
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Connections
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Tridion
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
1 1 (33.33%) Open Text
1 1 (33.33%) Google