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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
South West / Somerset
Rank 30 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.59% 0.65% 1.66%
As % of the Vendors category 10.59% 1.37% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £377
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
85 146 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 33.86% 47.56% 48.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 94 88
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £307 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £57.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil - 3 - -
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for IBM.

1 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (41.67%) Maximo
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (25.00%) IFS
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) SAP PI
6 1 (8.33%) RSA Archer
6 1 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (8.33%) SIEM
6 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) QRadar

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Maximo Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) SAP PI Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) SAP PI
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (8.33%) QRadar
2 1 (8.33%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) IFS
3 2 (16.67%) SAP