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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 26 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.40% 1.99% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 3.53% 4.81% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £338 £571 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.91% +37.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £31.44 £29.51
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +6.53%
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
85 104 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 39.53% 41.43% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 46 46
Median daily rate £413 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £127 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £530 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.15 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £48.50 £40.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 +2 3 £338 -44.89% 2
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) CICS
3 2 (50.00%) CA
3 2 (50.00%) REXX
3 2 (50.00%) RACF
3 2 (50.00%) JCL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
3 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (50.00%) CA Endevor
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) WebEx
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI

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 (75.00%) CICS
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) PVCS
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Environment Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) CICS Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
1 2 (50.00%) REXX
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA Endevor
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) HP