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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 66 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.16% 1.35% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 3.01% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 13
Median daily rate £525 £210 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -47.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £31.15
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.38%
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
268 266 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.47% 44.86% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 203 140
Median daily rate £413 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.25% +49.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.68 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £29.65 £26.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) SysML
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) MCollective
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Rundeck
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) Packer
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering

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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) SysML
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) Packer
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Rundeck
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) arcserve
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype
2 1 (20.00%) Trend Micro