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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 8 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM 45 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 13.64% 4.17% 5.14%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 11.61% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 9
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£425 £415 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £600 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +77.21%
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
135 112 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 40.91% 35.90% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 76 43
Average daily rate £350 £320 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £18.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -19.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.50 £17.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.65 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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
Plymouth +5 35 £475 -19.49%
Exeter +8 6 £350 +7.69%
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (66.67%) Java
2 28 (62.22%) Linux
3 22 (48.89%) WebSphere
3 22 (48.89%) Java EE
3 22 (48.89%) Open Source
4 18 (40.00%) Struts
5 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (33.33%) JBoss
6 15 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 14 (31.11%) Configuration Management
7 14 (31.11%) JSR 168
7 14 (31.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (28.89%) DevOps
9 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
10 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
10 11 (24.44%) Subversion
10 11 (24.44%) DB2
10 11 (24.44%) SQL
11 10 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (22.22%) Migration
11 10 (22.22%) Middleware
11 10 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 8 (17.78%) EMC
13 8 (17.78%) EJB
13 8 (17.78%) SOAP
13 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Portal
13 8 (17.78%) Puppet
13 8 (17.78%) Ansible

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (48.89%) WebSphere
2 15 (33.33%) JBoss
3 10 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (11.11%) Apache
6 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.22%) Lync
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) HTTP
2 4 (8.89%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 11 (24.44%) DB2
3 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (13.33%) Neo4j
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Subversion
2 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Solutions Designer
1 13 (28.89%) Designer
2 9 (20.00%) Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Designer
3 8 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Storage Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Support Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.22%) SAP Basis Architect
7 1 (2.22%) SAP Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) Java EE
2 18 (40.00%) Struts
3 14 (31.11%) JSR 168
4 10 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (22.22%) Middleware
5 8 (17.78%) EJB
5 8 (17.78%) SOAP
6 7 (15.56%) HTML
7 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.33%) REST
7 6 (13.33%) JAX-RS
7 6 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (11.11%) RESTful
9 4 (8.89%) ODBC
9 4 (8.89%) .NET
10 1 (2.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Replication
1 7 (15.56%) EMC VMAX
2 6 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 4 (8.89%) AS400
3 4 (8.89%) iSeries
3 4 (8.89%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.22%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
3 6 (13.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Open Source
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (31.11%) Configuration Management
4 13 (28.89%) DevOps
5 10 (22.22%) Migration
6 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (15.56%) Performance Management
7 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (13.33%) Web Design
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL
8 6 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (11.11%) Microservices
9 5 (11.11%) SOA
9 5 (11.11%) TDD
9 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
10 4 (8.89%) ERP
11 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.11%) Ruby
5 4 (8.89%) VB
5 4 (8.89%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) RPG
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) VCP5
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VirtualBox
1 8 (17.78%) Docker
2 7 (15.56%) SRDF
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Puppet
1 8 (17.78%) Vagrant
1 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (17.78%) Ansible
2 7 (15.56%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (17.78%) EMC
3 7 (15.56%) NetApp
3 7 (15.56%) Brocade
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.89%) MAPICS
5 4 (8.89%) Infor
6 3 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (2.22%) VMware