The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 28 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.59% 6.35% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 5.19% 14.12% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Average daily rate
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£415 £450 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +26.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -36.29%
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 Dorset region.

Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
77 85 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 30.68% 44.97% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 57
Average daily rate £406 £383 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £10.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +91.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.98 £8.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.12 £24.00 £18.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Dorset region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Bournemouth +4 2 £415 +10.66% 2
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) SNA
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) CICS
3 1 (20.00%) REXX
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) RACF
3 1 (20.00%) ERwin
3 1 (20.00%) JCL
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) AS400
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) C

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) CICS
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) SNA
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ERwin
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Environment Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) DSDM
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) RPG
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) REXX
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
1 1 (20.00%) RPG/400
1 1 (20.00%) RPG IV
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) VMware