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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 46 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 25 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.20% 3.56% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 6.41% 8.10% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £400 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £488 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.37%
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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
390 321 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.94% 43.97% 48.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 177 84
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.73 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Mainframe
2 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (26.83%) ITIL
4 10 (24.39%) McAfee
4 10 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (21.95%) Migration
5 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
6 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
7 7 (17.07%) EMC
7 7 (17.07%) Oracle
7 7 (17.07%) SAN
7 7 (17.07%) Brocade
7 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (14.63%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (14.63%) Analytics
8 6 (14.63%) HP
8 6 (14.63%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (14.63%) VMware
8 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (14.63%) Open Source
8 6 (14.63%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (14.63%) UNIX
8 6 (14.63%) ISEB
8 6 (14.63%) Firewall
9 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
9 5 (12.20%) NetApp
9 5 (12.20%) ETL
9 5 (12.20%) 3PAR

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (14.63%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.76%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) TestDirector
1 2 (4.88%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.44%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Security Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) Java EE
1 1 (2.44%) Dojo
1 1 (2.44%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Mainframe
1 12 (29.27%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) Open Source
4 5 (12.20%) EMC Centera
5 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.88%) User Experience
7 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) UNIX
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (21.95%) Migration
4 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
5 6 (14.63%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (14.63%) Analytics
5 6 (14.63%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (12.20%) ETL
6 5 (12.20%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) BPEL
6 5 (12.20%) Business Analytics
6 5 (12.20%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.88%) Supply Chain Management
9 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
1 4 (9.76%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) JCL
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) MCSE
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 4 (9.76%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.44%) Control-M
3 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) McAfee
2 7 (17.07%) EMC
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) Brocade
3 6 (14.63%) HP
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) NetApp
4 5 (12.20%) 3PAR
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) Hitachi
6 3 (7.32%) Lotus
6 3 (7.32%) Remedy
6 3 (7.32%) Cognos
7 2 (4.88%) Informatica
7 2 (4.88%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.44%) Adobe
8 1 (2.44%) Maxymiser
8 1 (2.44%) ClickTale
8 1 (2.44%) DoubleClick
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