The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
South West / Devon
Rank 22 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 18 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.77% 3.73% 1.69%
As % of the Vendors category 24.32% 14.08% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Median daily rate £550 £400 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £350 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £400 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Vendors Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 71 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 27.82% 26.49% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 52
Median daily rate £398 £295 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.74% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £440 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +22.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Devon

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Devon region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Devon region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 10 - -
Plymouth +7 8 £550 +37.50%
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Devon region with a requirement for IBM.

1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
3 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (88.89%) IIS
3 16 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 10 (55.56%) Ant
5 10 (55.56%) Perl
5 10 (55.56%) VBScript
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle
5 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
5 10 (55.56%) AIX
5 10 (55.56%) Kerberos
5 10 (55.56%) ITIL
5 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
5 10 (55.56%) GlassFish
5 10 (55.56%) Subversion
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (38.89%) JBoss
6 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
6 7 (38.89%) Java
6 7 (38.89%) .NET
6 7 (38.89%) J2EE
6 7 (38.89%) Puppet
6 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
6 7 (38.89%) DevOps
7 6 (33.33%) Travis CI
7 6 (33.33%) Mongrel

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (88.89%) IIS
3 10 (55.56%) GlassFish
4 7 (38.89%) JBoss
5 6 (33.33%) Apache
5 6 (33.33%) Jetty
5 6 (33.33%) Mongrel
5 6 (33.33%) nginx
5 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (27.78%) Google App Engine
1 5 (27.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Kerberos
2 6 (33.33%) HTTP
2 6 (33.33%) SSL
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) DHCP
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) FTP
3 5 (27.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Ant
1 10 (55.56%) Subversion
2 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 6 (33.33%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Applications Support
2 5 (27.78%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 5 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) J2EE
2 6 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (55.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Open Source
4 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Perl
1 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
1 10 (55.56%) VBScript
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (27.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (27.78%) Google
3 5 (27.78%) VMware