The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 28 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.83% 0.81% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 1.75% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.00%
Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
77 114 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.95% 45.97% 57.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 64 83
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.43 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.88% -40.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £10.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
IBM
Oxfordshire

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 5 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli