The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 68 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.26% 0.72% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 1.63% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £260 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.69 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -15.65%
IBM
South East

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

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
306 184 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 40.53% 43.91% 49.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 87 124
Average daily rate £450 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £23.13 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.29% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.70 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.30 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -20 1 £325 - 1
Kidlington - - - -
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Drupal
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) CA Wily
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) hybris
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) BT
4 1 (14.29%) Introscope
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Finance

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) TeamSite
3 1 (14.29%) Commerce Server
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (14.29%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Introscope
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Deskside Support
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Jython
1 1 (14.29%) Korn
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (14.29%) MOS
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) hybris
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) ATG
3 1 (14.29%) Open Text
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle