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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 41 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.11% 1.12% 1.37%
As % of the Vendors category 4.20% 3.40% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £351 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -16.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +35.45%
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
238 147 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 50.21% 32.81% 49.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 93 101
Median daily rate £368 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.44% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 23
Median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +165.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.27 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £43.40 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Cheltenham - 4 £413 -
Gloucester - 2 - -
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
4 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 4 (17.39%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) UML
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) JSP
6 4 (17.39%) Struts
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) Dell
6 4 (17.39%) EMC
6 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
6 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
6 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
6 4 (17.39%) Apple
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (17.39%) Replication

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
1 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
1 4 (17.39%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (13.04%) DB2
2 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) DataStage
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.35%) Pentaho
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Ajax
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) Java EE
1 4 (17.39%) JSF
1 4 (17.39%) JSP
1 4 (17.39%) RichFaces
1 4 (17.39%) Struts
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Camel
2 3 (13.04%) JPA
2 3 (13.04%) Spring
3 2 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (8.70%) Spring Web Flow
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.35%) Kafka
4 1 (4.35%) OpenCL
4 1 (4.35%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) DataPower
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) OOP
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source Development
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) RUP
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Use Case
6 1 (4.35%) User Stories
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Apple
2 4 (17.39%) Dell
2 4 (17.39%) EMC
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.35%) BMC
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy