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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 September 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 76 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.29% 0.58% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 1.31% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £150 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £424 £424
% change year-on-year
-2.76% +0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.44 £31.53
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
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
236 306 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.71% 44.61% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 219 146
Median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 19
Median hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MQSeries
2 5 (83.33%) Smalltalk
2 5 (83.33%) COBOL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (83.33%) Micro Focus
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Re-Platforming
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Smalltalk Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) COBOL
1 5 (83.33%) Smalltalk
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Micro Focus
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) VMware