The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Somerset 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 49 - 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% - 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £24.05 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+29.96% -24.85%
Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
157 94 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 43.01% 47.96% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 50 44
Average daily rate £350 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
IBM
South West

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - - 6
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCT
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Junos
1 1 (100.00%) Trustwave
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Junos
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCT
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Trustwave