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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 52 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing IBM 21 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.33% 2.20% 4.84%
As % of the Vendors category 4.82% 5.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Average daily rate
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£370 £445 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £330 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £495 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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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
436 320 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.39% 44.02% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 160 111
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £14.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (28.89%) Windows
3 12 (26.67%) ITIL
4 11 (24.44%) EMC
4 11 (24.44%) VMware
4 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 10 (22.22%) SAN
5 10 (22.22%) McAfee
6 9 (20.00%) NetApp
6 9 (20.00%) Brocade
6 9 (20.00%) Migration
6 9 (20.00%) 3PAR
7 8 (17.78%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
7 8 (17.78%) HP
8 7 (15.56%) Hitachi
8 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
8 7 (15.56%) EMC Centera
8 7 (15.56%) Firewall
9 6 (13.33%) Retail
9 6 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (13.33%) UNIX
9 6 (13.33%) Cisco
9 6 (13.33%) ISEB
9 6 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (13.33%) Open Source
10 5 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
10 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) FileNet
3 2 (4.44%) CICS
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.22%) AWD
2 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.22%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) SAN
2 8 (17.78%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (15.56%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) DHCP
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.44%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.22%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (2.22%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.22%) JMeter
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Retail
3 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.67%) Spanish Language
4 3 (6.67%) Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.22%) International Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planner
6 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) J2EE
1 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) Dojo
2 3 (6.67%) Worklight
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) EMC Centera
2 6 (13.33%) Open Source
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
4 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
4 4 (8.89%) User Experience
4 4 (8.89%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.44%) PMI
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.44%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) AIX
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (20.00%) Migration
4 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
5 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.89%) Project Management
8 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.44%) Scrum
10 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.44%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Java
1 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.44%) COBOL
4 2 (4.44%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) SELCOPY
5 1 (2.22%) JCL
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.89%) MCSE
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.89%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.44%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.22%) CA Wily
5 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) EMC
1 11 (24.44%) VMware
2 10 (22.22%) McAfee
3 9 (20.00%) NetApp
3 9 (20.00%) Brocade
3 9 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 8 (17.78%) HP
5 7 (15.56%) Hitachi
6 6 (13.33%) Cisco
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.67%) Lotus
8 3 (6.67%) Cognos
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle
9 2 (4.44%) Kofax
9 2 (4.44%) BMC
10 1 (2.22%) Maxymiser
10 1 (2.22%) ClickTale
10 1 (2.22%) Adobe
10 1 (2.22%) Remedy
10 1 (2.22%) DoubleClick
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