The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Preston region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank - 10 13
Contract jobs citing IBM 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 7.27% 9.00%
As % of the Vendors category - 14.29% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%
Vendors Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 49.53% 50.91% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £79.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -74.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
IBM
Lancashire

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 7 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu
Preston, Lancashire
Experis IT
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Preston, Lancashire
Experis IT
Rate: market rate value
Posted: Yesterday