The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 54 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.41% 2.18% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 4.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£429 £396 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +77.21%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
193 227 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 39.47% 49.46% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 119 54
Average daily rate £399 £375 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% +21.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.75 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £190.00 £21.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Cheltenham -5 1 £438 +12.90%
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (50.00%) ATG
2 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Commerce Server
2 4 (50.00%) DTV
2 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) hybris
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (50.00%) Commerce Server
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) RACF Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) RUP
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) ATG
2 4 (50.00%) hybris