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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 45 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.29% 0.42% 3.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 1.06% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.29% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £32.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+14.61% +15.04%
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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 Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
130 94 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.79% 39.66% 53.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 38 80
Average daily rate £423 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £200 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 5
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.17 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.90 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 1 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) HPUX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) OpenView
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
1 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix
1 2 (66.67%) EMC Centera
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSL
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) J2SE
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) JSTL
1 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
1 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix
1 2 (66.67%) EMC Centera
1 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) HPUX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) 3PAR