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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 45 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.00% 3.13% 4.09%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 7.95% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 18
Median daily rate £438 £385 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £215 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.14 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -15.20%
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
213 239 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.43% 39.31% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 168 165
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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
Cardiff -5 1 £550 +46.17%
IBM
Wales

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) OOD
3 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Ant
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (33.33%) XHTML
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) JSF
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case

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 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Ant
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SAN Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Ajax
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) Facelets
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) JPA
1 3 (33.33%) JSF
1 3 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (33.33%) OOD
2 3 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) nmon
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) arcserve
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Trend Micro
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat