The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 47 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.29% - 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -7.27%
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South West

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

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
163 228 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 46.57% 50.89% 56.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 176 47
Average daily rate £381 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £199 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 16
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £38.15 £15.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) IBM XIV
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (20.00%) ERwin
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) SAN

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ERwin
1 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) IBM XIV
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenServer
2 1 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) Netezza
3 1 (20.00%) DataFlux
3 1 (20.00%) Talend
3 1 (20.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (20.00%) Becrypt
3 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) Embarcadero