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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 30 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.72% 2.45% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% 5.61% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £571 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.73% +37.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.72 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -12.22%
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
94 107 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 40.52% 43.67% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 47
Median daily rate £425 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £113 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 12
Median hourly rate £17.00 £31.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.60% +98.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £48.71 £42.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -1 4 £350 -42.85% 2
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for IBM.

1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 4 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) CICS
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) REXX
3 2 (33.33%) RACF
3 2 (33.33%) JCL
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) WebEx
3 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) CA Endevor
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) CICS
1 3 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (16.67%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (16.67%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Hazelcast
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) PVCS
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Environment Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) CICS Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Environment Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Licensing Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) boto
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Licensing
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Release Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JCL
1 2 (33.33%) REXX
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) RACF
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CA Endevor
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Salt
2 1 (16.67%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) VMware