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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 22 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.09% - 5.04%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £82.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £21.10 £29.70
% change year-on-year
+49.44% -28.97%
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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 Preston region.

Vendors Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
68 14 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 73.91% 28.57% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 59
Average daily rate £494 £320 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.29% -28.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £304 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £425 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.22 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Cognos
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (83.33%) Business Objects
2 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) DSDM
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (83.33%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Aerospace

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (83.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (50.00%) TM1 Developer
2 3 (50.00%) TM1 Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
1 5 (83.33%) DSDM
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cognos
2 5 (83.33%) Business Objects
2 5 (83.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco