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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 51 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.12% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 3.30% 1.11% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate £250 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +100.00%
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
182 271 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.96% 42.08% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 181 84
Average daily rate £325 £403 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% +8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 33
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +19.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £25.75 £19.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 4 £250 -23.07%
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) XSL
2 6 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Ajax
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 5 (41.67%) OLAP Cube
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (41.67%) IBM Notes
3 5 (41.67%) OLAP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) IBM Notes
1 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (41.67%) OLAP
2 5 (41.67%) OLAP Cube
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Lotus Notes Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus Notes Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Domino Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) Ajax
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) XML
1 6 (50.00%) XSL
2 2 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 1 (8.33%) ATDD
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) RAD
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO26262
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Lotus