The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 17 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.39% 1.05% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 3.13% 1.85% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +100.00%
IBM
Lancashire

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

Vendors Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
32 54 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 44.44% 56.84% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 7
Average daily rate £375 £300 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £200 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £499 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 3
Average hourly rate £37.75 £32.54 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.01% +109.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £25.30 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.03 £41.68 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Preston

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Bluemix
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Bluemix
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
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