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 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 17 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 22 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 7.80% 1.00% 2.51%
As % of the Vendors category 15.60% 2.41% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 4
Average daily rate
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£525 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £353 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £373 £435
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%
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
141 83 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 50.00% 41.29% 56.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 45 69
Average daily rate £250 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £375 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £14.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £27.50 £29.50
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 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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 - 2 £445 -
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 20 (50.00%) UNIX
2 17 (42.50%) Tivoli
3 16 (40.00%) zOS
3 16 (40.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 15 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 15 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 13 (32.50%) ITIL
5 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
5 13 (32.50%) TOGAF
5 13 (32.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 12 (30.00%) Java
6 12 (30.00%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) Oracle
6 12 (30.00%) DB2
6 12 (30.00%) SAP
6 12 (30.00%) Windows
6 12 (30.00%) Sun
6 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
7 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (27.50%) Process Improvement
8 10 (25.00%) C#
8 10 (25.00%) Delphi
8 10 (25.00%) Linux
8 10 (25.00%) Project Management
8 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (22.50%) Service Management
10 8 (20.00%) Data Architecture

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 15 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 8 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Architect
2 13 (32.50%) Administrator
3 8 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 8 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (17.50%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (17.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 7 (17.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Monitoring Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Monitoring Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) UNIX Support
6 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (32.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
1 7 (17.50%) Open Source
2 6 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (15.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.50%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (7.50%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (7.50%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) UNIX
2 16 (40.00%) zOS
3 12 (30.00%) Windows
4 10 (25.00%) Linux
5 7 (17.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
1 13 (32.50%) TOGAF
2 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
3 11 (27.50%) Process Improvement
4 10 (25.00%) Project Management
5 9 (22.50%) Service Management
6 8 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.00%) Change Management
9 4 (10.00%) ITSM
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (10.00%) Information Assurance
9 4 (10.00%) Product Management
10 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Java
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) C#
2 10 (25.00%) Delphi
3 5 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 14001
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) Tivoli
2 16 (40.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Sun
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) HP