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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 26 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM 50 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.14% 3.39% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 16.72% 6.82% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 19
Average daily rate £450 £344 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £253 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £548 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +100.00%
IBM
Buckinghamshire

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
299 396 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.71% 49.75% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 188 171
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 20
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £9.80 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £14.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 37 (45.12%) Windows
2 35 (42.68%) WebSphere
3 34 (41.46%) Finance
4 25 (30.49%) Unix
5 22 (26.83%) Java
6 21 (25.61%) JCL
7 18 (21.95%) zOS
7 18 (21.95%) SOAP
8 17 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (19.51%) J2EE
9 16 (19.51%) REXX
9 16 (19.51%) Change Management
9 16 (19.51%) Firewall
10 15 (18.29%) Migration
10 15 (18.29%) Mainframe
10 15 (18.29%) CA Wily
11 14 (17.07%) High Availability
11 14 (17.07%) ISPF
11 14 (17.07%) Clustering
11 14 (17.07%) HTML
11 14 (17.07%) CSS
11 14 (17.07%) Linux
11 14 (17.07%) HTTP
12 13 (15.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (15.85%) Introscope
12 13 (15.85%) Incident Management
12 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (14.63%) Management Information System
13 12 (14.63%) WebSphere MQ

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (42.68%) WebSphere
2 13 (15.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (14.63%) CICS
4 11 (13.41%) Apache
5 10 (12.20%) MQSeries
6 7 (8.54%) IIS
7 4 (4.88%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.44%) JBoss
9 2 (2.44%) Liferay
9 2 (2.44%) Node.js
10 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 6 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.22%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) Firewall
2 14 (17.07%) HTTP
3 11 (13.41%) SSL
4 8 (9.76%) FTP
4 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.32%) HTTPS
5 6 (7.32%) LDAP
5 6 (7.32%) SMTP
6 5 (6.10%) Internet
6 5 (6.10%) SAN
7 3 (3.66%) Broadband
8 2 (2.44%) DNS
8 2 (2.44%) Intranet
8 2 (2.44%) WEP
9 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.22%) LAN
9 1 (1.22%) SMS
9 1 (1.22%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.22%) WAN
9 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) Easytrieve
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.88%) DB2
4 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.22%) DataStage
5 1 (1.22%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Introscope
2 8 (9.76%) ChangeMan
3 3 (3.66%) Ant
3 3 (3.66%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.22%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.22%) Flyway
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) JUnit
4 1 (1.22%) Maven
4 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 34 (41.46%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Retail
3 8 (9.76%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Automotive
5 2 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Analyst
2 18 (21.95%) Developer
3 14 (17.07%) Architect
4 13 (15.85%) Administrator
5 12 (14.63%) WebSphere Administrator
6 9 (10.98%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (9.76%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 6 (7.32%) Security Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Developer
11 3 (3.66%) Linux Administrator
11 3 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
12 2 (2.44%) AIX Administrator
12 2 (2.44%) Junior
12 2 (2.44%) Junior Analyst
12 2 (2.44%) Network Architect
12 2 (2.44%) Project Manager
12 2 (2.44%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.44%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) SOAP
2 16 (19.51%) J2EE
3 14 (17.07%) CSS
3 14 (17.07%) HTML
3 14 (17.07%) ISPF
4 12 (14.63%) Web Services
4 12 (14.63%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (13.41%) JDBC
5 11 (13.41%) JNDI
6 10 (12.20%) XML
7 9 (10.98%) HTML5
7 9 (10.98%) jQuery
8 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.10%) .NET
9 5 (6.10%) JSP
9 5 (6.10%) Laravel
9 5 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (4.88%) CSS3
10 4 (4.88%) Dojo
11 3 (3.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (18.29%) Mainframe
3 14 (17.07%) Clustering
4 12 (14.63%) Management Information System
5 11 (13.41%) HACMP
6 8 (9.76%) AS400
6 8 (9.76%) iSeries
7 6 (7.32%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
9 4 (4.88%) User Experience
10 3 (3.66%) DataPower
10 3 (3.66%) LPAR
11 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
11 2 (2.44%) W3C
12 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (1.22%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.12%) Windows
2 25 (30.49%) Unix
3 18 (21.95%) zOS
4 14 (17.07%) Linux
5 10 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.32%) AIX
7 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.66%) VMS
8 2 (2.44%) MVS
8 2 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) Change Management
2 15 (18.29%) Migration
3 14 (17.07%) High Availability
4 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.85%) Incident Management
5 12 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (13.41%) Garbage Collection
7 9 (10.98%) Information Security
7 9 (10.98%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (10.98%) Web Filtering
8 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.76%) Web Development
9 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.54%) Project Management
10 6 (7.32%) DevOps
10 6 (7.32%) Security Operations
10 6 (7.32%) Workflow
11 5 (6.10%) Front End Development
11 5 (6.10%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (6.10%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.83%) Java
2 21 (25.61%) JCL
3 16 (19.51%) REXX
4 12 (14.63%) COBOL
5 11 (13.41%) Bash Shell
5 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.41%) Jython
5 11 (13.41%) Korn
5 11 (13.41%) Python
5 11 (13.41%) Shell Script
6 10 (12.20%) Assembly Language
6 10 (12.20%) C++
7 8 (9.76%) SQL
8 7 (8.54%) CLIST
9 5 (6.10%) C#
9 5 (6.10%) PHP
9 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.10%) VB
10 3 (3.66%) Perl
10 3 (3.66%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SDET
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) WCAG
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 6 (7.32%) Time Sharing Option
3 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.66%) Docker
4 3 (3.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (3.66%) Veritas File System
4 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.22%) RACF
5 1 (1.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) CA Wily
2 8 (9.76%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.44%) Control-M
5 1 (1.22%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) CA
2 9 (10.98%) AppSense
2 9 (10.98%) Intel Security
3 7 (8.54%) HP
4 5 (6.10%) 3PAR
4 5 (6.10%) EMC
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle
5 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.66%) Symantec
5 3 (3.66%) Veritas
5 3 (3.66%) VMware
6 2 (2.44%) Brocade
6 2 (2.44%) FatWire
6 2 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (1.22%) Adobe
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.22%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.22%) Tealeaf
7 1 (1.22%) TIBCO
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