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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 51 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.72% 0.84% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 1.72% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £411 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -35.85%
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
231 233 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.55% 49.05% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 127 135
Average daily rate £355 £363 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 22
Average hourly rate £16.25 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.00 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £22.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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 +1 3 £413 +16.19%
Kidlington - - - -
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Process Management
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (14.29%) Introscope
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) ATG
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Open Text
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Jython
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
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%) Business Intelligence

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) TeamSite
3 1 (14.29%) Commerce Server
3 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (14.29%) Tridion
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Introscope
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Trainer
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Trainer
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
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
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Korn
1 1 (14.29%) Jython
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) ATG
2 1 (14.29%) Open Text
2 1 (14.29%) hybris