The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 36 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing IBM 35 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.15% 4.94% 3.94%
As % of the Vendors category 8.50% 11.34% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +73.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £425 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £595 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -21.56%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
412 335 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.82% 43.56% 48.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 175 93
Average daily rate £325 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +32.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 16 (29.09%) Windows
3 14 (25.45%) Mainframe
3 14 (25.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 12 (21.82%) WebSphere
4 12 (21.82%) Migration
5 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (20.00%) McAfee
5 11 (20.00%) SAN
5 11 (20.00%) ITIL
6 10 (18.18%) Firewall
7 9 (16.36%) Brocade
7 9 (16.36%) Incident Management
7 9 (16.36%) UNIX
7 9 (16.36%) EMC
8 8 (14.55%) NetApp
8 8 (14.55%) Oracle
8 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
8 8 (14.55%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (12.73%) Analytics
9 7 (12.73%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
10 6 (10.91%) Business Analytics
10 6 (10.91%) Open Source
10 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (10.91%) ETL
10 6 (10.91%) Linux
10 6 (10.91%) CRM
10 6 (10.91%) BPEL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (21.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) SAN
2 10 (18.18%) Firewall
3 8 (14.55%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (7.27%) HTTP
4 4 (7.27%) SSL
5 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.45%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.64%) DNS
6 2 (3.64%) DHCP
7 1 (1.82%) Network Security
7 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.27%) DB2
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Introscope
2 2 (3.64%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.82%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Military
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Technical Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Data Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Security Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.64%) IBM Storage Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Storage Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (7.27%) JDBC
1 4 (7.27%) SOAP
1 4 (7.27%) Web Services
1 4 (7.27%) J2EE
1 4 (7.27%) JNDI
2 1 (1.82%) Java EE
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Mainframe
1 14 (25.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) Open Source
4 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.27%) Clustering
5 3 (5.45%) EMC Centera
6 2 (3.64%) User Experience
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) UNIX
3 6 (10.91%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Migration
2 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) Incident Management
4 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
5 7 (12.73%) Analytics
5 7 (12.73%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (10.91%) Business Analytics
6 6 (10.91%) ETL
6 6 (10.91%) CRM
6 6 (10.91%) BPEL
6 6 (10.91%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.27%) High Availability
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
1 4 (7.27%) Korn
1 4 (7.27%) JCL
1 4 (7.27%) Python
1 4 (7.27%) Java
1 4 (7.27%) Jython
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) ISEB
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.27%) MCSE
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) VCP4
4 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) CA Wily
1 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) Control-M
3 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) McAfee
2 9 (16.36%) Brocade
2 9 (16.36%) EMC
3 8 (14.55%) NetApp
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle
4 6 (10.91%) VMware
5 5 (9.09%) Hitachi
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.27%) Remedy
7 3 (5.45%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.64%) Informatica
8 2 (3.64%) Lotus
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco
8 2 (3.64%) Cognos
8 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.82%) DoubleClick
9 1 (1.82%) Google
9 1 (1.82%) AppSense
9 1 (1.82%) Adobe
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