The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 50 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.10% 1.09% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 2.97% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +35.45%
IBM
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 202 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 46.81% 36.73% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 147 166
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.60 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

IBM
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newport - 3 - -
IBM
Wales

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for IBM.

1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 4 (36.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
3 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) BMC
3 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
3 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Remedy
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) WSUS
3 4 (36.36%) BMC Marimba
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) JSF
4 3 (27.27%) Maven
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (27.27%) XHTML

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
1 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
2 3 (27.27%) Ant
2 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 3 (27.27%) Maven
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Deployment Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Release Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SAN Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Ajax
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) Facelets
1 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) JPA
1 3 (27.27%) JSF
1 3 (27.27%) PrimeFaces
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) LPAR
2 1 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) ITSM
1 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
1 4 (36.36%) Release Management
1 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (27.27%) OOD
2 3 (27.27%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
1 4 (36.36%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) nmon
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) BMC
2 4 (36.36%) Remedy
2 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) arcserve
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Trend Micro