The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Erskine region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 23 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 6.04% 7.14% -
As % of the Vendors category 9.00% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£348 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £24.05 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+29.96% -24.85%
Vendors Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
100 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 67.11% 92.86% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 22 14
Average daily rate £335 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £525 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
IBM
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IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 8 (80.00%) UNIX
1 8 (80.00%) Perl
1 8 (80.00%) ArcSight
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) BMC
2 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
3 6 (60.00%) VBScript
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) SCOM
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (50.00%) CMDB
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) GPFS
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Windows

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) HACMP
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) VBScript
2 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (60.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) ArcSight
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) BMC
3 6 (60.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) VMware