The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Gloucestershire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 41 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.02% 4.50% 3.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 9.09% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 18
Average daily rate £500 £538 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +34.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.49 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.79% +24.95%
Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
201 165 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.28% 49.55% 48.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 92 237
Average daily rate £360 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £349 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% -24.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £24.80 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
IBM
South West

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 £500 - 1
Cirencester - - - - 1
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) Sophos
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Military
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (11.11%) BPMN
3 1 (11.11%) MODAF
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Sophos
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
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