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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 57 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 15 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.73% 4.90% 5.45%
As % of the Vendors category 3.83% 10.78% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 17
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.51 £23.46 £24.95
% change year-on-year
+25.79% -5.97%
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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
392 334 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.21% 45.50% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 151 163
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £155 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £8.55 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £14.50 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, 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 (40.91%) WebSphere
2 17 (38.64%) Finance
3 12 (27.27%) UNIX
4 11 (25.00%) Java
4 11 (25.00%) J2EE
4 11 (25.00%) EMC
5 10 (22.73%) Oracle
5 10 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (22.73%) Linux
5 10 (22.73%) CA Wily
6 9 (20.45%) 3PAR
6 9 (20.45%) HTTP
6 9 (20.45%) NetApp
6 9 (20.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (20.45%) Introscope
6 9 (20.45%) EMC Centera
7 8 (18.18%) HP
7 8 (18.18%) Mainframe
7 8 (18.18%) SAN
7 8 (18.18%) Windows
7 8 (18.18%) DB2
7 8 (18.18%) SQL
7 8 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (15.91%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
8 7 (15.91%) Hitachi
8 7 (15.91%) VMware
8 7 (15.91%) Brocade
9 6 (13.64%) Retail

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 18 (40.91%) WebSphere
2 10 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (9.09%) FileNet
3 4 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (9.09%) Liferay
4 2 (4.55%) CICS
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) AWD
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.55%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) HTTP
2 8 (18.18%) SAN
3 7 (15.91%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (13.64%) SSL
4 6 (13.64%) Firewall
5 4 (9.09%) Intranet
5 4 (9.09%) Internet
5 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Introscope
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.27%) Rational Rose
3 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.27%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.27%) JMeter
3 1 (2.27%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (2.27%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.27%) International Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Military
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planner
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) J2EE
2 9 (20.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (13.64%) SOAP
3 6 (13.64%) Web Services
4 5 (11.36%) JNDI
4 5 (11.36%) JDBC
5 4 (9.09%) HTML
5 4 (9.09%) WebCenter
6 3 (6.82%) Worklight
6 3 (6.82%) Dojo
7 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (2.27%) .NET
7 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) EMC Centera
2 8 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
4 4 (9.09%) User Experience
5 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (4.55%) PMI
6 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.55%) VSAM
6 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) UNIX
2 10 (22.73%) Linux
3 8 (18.18%) Windows
4 5 (11.36%) AIX
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.27%) OS/390
6 1 (2.27%) zOS
6 1 (2.27%) MVS
6 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
2 5 (11.36%) Change Management
2 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
2 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (11.36%) High Availability
3 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (6.82%) Migration
4 3 (6.82%) Time Management
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.55%) Scrum
5 2 (4.55%) Content Management
5 2 (4.55%) SOA
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) Python
3 5 (11.36%) Jython
3 5 (11.36%) Korn
3 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.09%) COBOL
4 4 (9.09%) JCL
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) C++
5 3 (6.82%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) CA Wily
2 3 (6.82%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.27%) Control-M
4 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) EMC
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 9 (20.45%) NetApp
3 9 (20.45%) 3PAR
4 8 (18.18%) HP
5 7 (15.91%) Hitachi
5 7 (15.91%) VMware
5 7 (15.91%) Brocade
6 6 (13.64%) Cisco
7 4 (9.09%) Kofax
7 4 (9.09%) FatWire
8 3 (6.82%) ReadSoft
9 2 (4.55%) Remedy
9 2 (4.55%) BMC
10 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.27%) Cognos
10 1 (2.27%) McAfee
10 1 (2.27%) Lotus
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