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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 43 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.27% - 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% - 0.98%
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
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
IBM
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
164 238 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 44.81% 52.31% 55.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 186 40
Average daily rate £400 £328 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £413 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 11
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) Netezza
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) DataFlux
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ERwin
1 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Data Architect
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
1 1 (25.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Netezza
3 1 (25.00%) DataFlux
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) Embarcadero
3 1 (25.00%) Talend
3 1 (25.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (25.00%) Becrypt
3 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio