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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 71 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.13% 0.78% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 2.35% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -7.27%
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
338 170 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.44% 33.33% 50.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 87 116
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 21 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.85 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.10 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) HPUX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000
1 3 (75.00%) Windows NT
1 3 (75.00%) OpenView
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
1 3 (75.00%) CLARiiON
1 3 (75.00%) Symmetrix
1 3 (75.00%) EMC Centera
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
1 3 (75.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 3 (75.00%) 3PAR
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
1 3 (75.00%) CLARiiON
1 3 (75.00%) Symmetrix
1 3 (75.00%) EMC Centera
1 3 (75.00%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) HPUX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000
1 3 (75.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft