The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 28 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 3.36% 8.57% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 4.40% 8.57% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£330 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £23.46 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-8.35% -12.78%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Vendors Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
91 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 76.47% 100.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 17
Average daily rate £333 £353 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.67% -4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £475 £438
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 £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 12 (92.31%) Perl
1 12 (92.31%) ArcSight
2 11 (84.62%) UNIX
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) BMC
2 11 (84.62%) Tivoli
3 10 (76.92%) VBScript
3 10 (76.92%) SCOM
3 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
4 9 (69.23%) CMDB
4 9 (69.23%) HP
5 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
8 1 (7.69%) VMware
8 1 (7.69%) Change Management
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) vSphere
8 1 (7.69%) Java
8 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 1 (7.69%) Netcool
8 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
8 1 (7.69%) CA
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (7.69%) MS Office
8 1 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) Windows

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (7.69%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Monitoring Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) CMDB
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Perl
2 10 (76.92%) VBScript
2 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) Tivoli
2 10 (76.92%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) ArcSight
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) BMC
3 9 (69.23%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle