The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 36 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.41% 0.82% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.77% 1.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £250 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
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
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
106 163 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.32% 44.66% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 107 42
Average daily rate £268 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.55% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.50 £18.50
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 Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Oxford region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Oxford region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) XML
1 6 (60.00%) XSL
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) OO
1 6 (60.00%) N-Tier
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Ajax
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) Apache

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (40.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (30.00%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) OLAP
2 5 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Lotus Notes Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Domino Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus Notes Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) Ajax
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) XML
1 6 (60.00%) XSL
2 2 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Demand Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (10.00%) ATDD
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Lotus