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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 30 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 45 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.95% 3.53% 3.69%
As % of the Vendors category 13.55% 7.79% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 14
Average daily rate £431 £463 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £363 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £585 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +75.00%
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
332 411 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 43.92% 45.31% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 185 173
Average daily rate £425 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 21
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.08 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.35% +23.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £9.00 £8.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £15.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 41 (45.56%) WebSphere
2 37 (41.11%) Finance
3 29 (32.22%) Windows
4 25 (27.78%) Java
5 24 (26.67%) Unix
6 22 (24.44%) SOAP
6 22 (24.44%) zOS
7 19 (21.11%) JCL
7 19 (21.11%) Migration
7 19 (21.11%) XML
8 17 (18.89%) CSS
8 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
8 17 (18.89%) HTML
9 16 (17.78%) Apache
9 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (17.78%) Banking
10 15 (16.67%) jQuery
10 15 (16.67%) HTML5
10 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (15.56%) Project Management
11 14 (15.56%) Firewall
11 14 (15.56%) SQL
11 14 (15.56%) J2EE
12 13 (14.44%) COBOL
12 13 (14.44%) IIS
12 13 (14.44%) Mainframe
12 13 (14.44%) REXX
12 13 (14.44%) AngularJS
13 12 (13.33%) DevOps
13 12 (13.33%) Web Development

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 41 (45.56%) WebSphere
2 16 (17.78%) Apache
3 13 (14.44%) IIS
4 11 (12.22%) CICS
5 10 (11.11%) MQSeries
6 8 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.22%) Node.js
8 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.11%) Liferay
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.56%) Firewall
2 11 (12.22%) LDAP
2 11 (12.22%) SMTP
3 8 (8.89%) SSL
4 7 (7.78%) HTTP
5 5 (5.56%) WEP
6 4 (4.44%) HTTPS
6 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.33%) Broadband
7 3 (3.33%) FTP
7 3 (3.33%) Internet
7 3 (3.33%) SAN
8 2 (2.22%) DNS
9 1 (1.11%) Intranet
9 1 (1.11%) LAN
9 1 (1.11%) SMS
9 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) DB2
2 7 (7.78%) Easytrieve
3 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Introscope
2 3 (3.33%) Ant
3 2 (2.22%) ChangeMan
4 1 (1.11%) Flyway
4 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.11%) Maven
General
1 37 (41.11%) Finance
2 16 (17.78%) Banking
3 6 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.22%) Automotive
5 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Developer
2 19 (21.11%) Analyst
3 15 (16.67%) Architect
4 10 (11.11%) Administrator
5 8 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Designer
8 4 (4.44%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
10 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Mainframe Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Marketing Business Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.44%) SOAP
2 19 (21.11%) XML
3 17 (18.89%) CSS
3 17 (18.89%) HTML
4 15 (16.67%) HTML5
4 15 (16.67%) jQuery
5 14 (15.56%) J2EE
6 13 (14.44%) AngularJS
7 12 (13.33%) .NET
7 12 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 11 (12.22%) ISPF
8 11 (12.22%) Laravel
8 11 (12.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (7.78%) Web Services
10 6 (6.67%) JDBC
10 6 (6.67%) JNDI
10 6 (6.67%) REST
11 5 (5.56%) CSS3
11 5 (5.56%) JSON
11 5 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.44%) Mainframe
3 12 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 10 (11.11%) Clustering
5 9 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (7.78%) DataPower
7 5 (5.56%) HACMP
8 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
8 4 (4.44%) User Experience
9 3 (3.33%) LPAR
10 2 (2.22%) AS400
10 2 (2.22%) iSeries
10 2 (2.22%) W3C
11 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.11%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.22%) Windows
2 24 (26.67%) Unix
3 22 (24.44%) zOS
4 10 (11.11%) Linux
4 10 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.33%) AIX
5 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.33%) VMS
6 1 (1.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) Migration
2 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.56%) Project Management
4 12 (13.33%) Change Management
4 12 (13.33%) DevOps
4 12 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (13.33%) Web Development
5 11 (12.22%) Incident Management
5 11 (12.22%) Security Operations
5 11 (12.22%) Technical Analysis
5 11 (12.22%) Workflow
6 9 (10.00%) High Availability
6 9 (10.00%) Information Security
6 9 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (10.00%) Web Filtering
7 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.67%) Garbage Collection
8 6 (6.67%) SOA
8 6 (6.67%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.78%) Java
2 19 (21.11%) JCL
3 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.56%) SQL
5 13 (14.44%) COBOL
5 13 (14.44%) REXX
6 11 (12.22%) C#
6 11 (12.22%) PHP
6 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
6 11 (12.22%) VB
7 10 (11.11%) Assembly Language
7 10 (11.11%) C++
8 7 (7.78%) CLIST
9 6 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.67%) Jython
9 6 (6.67%) Korn
9 6 (6.67%) Python
10 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.33%) AWK
11 3 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (3.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (3.33%) Veritas File System
2 3 (3.33%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) CA Wily
2 3 (3.33%) Control-M
2 3 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.22%) CA Endevor
3 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.11%) Ansible
4 1 (1.11%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) CA
2 9 (10.00%) AppSense
2 9 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 6 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (3.33%) 3PAR
4 3 (3.33%) EMC
4 3 (3.33%) Informatica
4 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.33%) Symantec
4 3 (3.33%) Veritas
4 3 (3.33%) VMware
5 2 (2.22%) ILOG
5 2 (2.22%) Remedy
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe
6 1 (1.11%) Dell
6 1 (1.11%) FatWire
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle
6 1 (1.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) TIBCO