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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 35 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.43% 1.64% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 3.77% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £285 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £27.49
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -27.24%
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
78 106 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 33.91% 43.44% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 52
Average daily rate £310 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £149 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £430 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.98 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -67.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £7.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £60.20 £57.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 24 April 2015. 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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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
Plymouth -1 1 £225 -21.05%
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) WebSphere Application Server
1 15 (88.24%) WebSphere MQ
1 15 (88.24%) WebSphere
2 13 (76.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 9 (52.94%) Tivoli
3 9 (52.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 8 (47.06%) WebSphere Portal
5 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) UNIX
5 7 (41.18%) Solaris
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (23.53%) zOS
7 4 (23.53%) Change Management
7 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
8 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
9 1 (5.88%) Summit
9 1 (5.88%) Finance
9 1 (5.88%) VMware
9 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
9 1 (5.88%) Clustering
9 1 (5.88%) Perl
9 1 (5.88%) Firewall
9 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (88.24%) WebSphere Application Server
1 15 (88.24%) WebSphere
2 8 (47.06%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Administrator
2 8 (47.06%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (47.06%) WebSphere Administrator
3 7 (41.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 7 (41.18%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.88%) Principle Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Support
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (76.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information Act
1 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
1 7 (41.18%) Solaris
2 4 (23.53%) zOS
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Tivoli
1 9 (52.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) VMware
1 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) F5