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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 31 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 18 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.31% 5.23% 2.11%
As % of the Vendors category 12.95% 12.00% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 2
Average daily rate
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£430 £395 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.86% +81.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £279 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £422 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -36.48%
IBM
South West

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
139 75 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 41.00% 43.60% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 41 27
Average daily rate £330 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.23 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.82% -25.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £17.23 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.95 £19.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Devon region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -10 9 £325 -21.68%
Plymouth -3 8 £600 +65.51% 2
Braunton - 1 £110 -
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 8 (44.44%) Service Management
3 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Tivoli
4 7 (38.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 7 (38.89%) Sun
4 7 (38.89%) zOS
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) SAP
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) DB2
4 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (38.89%) Process Improvement
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) Delphi
5 6 (33.33%) SLA
6 5 (27.78%) Open Source
7 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
7 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Mainframe

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 7 (38.89%) zOS
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
1 8 (44.44%) Service Management
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (38.89%) Process Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) ITSM
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 3 (16.67%) Product Management
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) Delphi
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Tivoli
2 7 (38.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Sun
2 7 (38.89%) SAP
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco