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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 33 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 23 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.39% 4.73% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 9.31% 11.59% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £283 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £435 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.18%
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
247 164 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.14% 40.80% 50.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 93 95
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £239 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £15.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £68.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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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
Cardiff -2 17 £325 -7.14% 1
Torfaen - - - -
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IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 13 (34.21%) AS400
2 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) WebSphere
3 10 (26.32%) Windows
4 9 (23.68%) HTTP
4 9 (23.68%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.42%) ITIL
5 7 (18.42%) Service Management
5 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
6 6 (15.79%) Degree
6 6 (15.79%) UML
7 5 (13.16%) OS/400
7 5 (13.16%) MCP
7 5 (13.16%) UNIX
7 5 (13.16%) VMware
8 4 (10.53%) TDD
8 4 (10.53%) SysML
8 4 (10.53%) Use Case
8 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
8 4 (10.53%) Web Services
8 4 (10.53%) XML
8 4 (10.53%) OO
8 4 (10.53%) Java
8 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 4 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (10.53%) Requirements Management
8 4 (10.53%) Coaching

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 9 (23.68%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (7.89%) FileNet
4 2 (5.26%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Project
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) DataStage
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (5.26%) TestDirector
3 2 (5.26%) JMeter
3 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) LoadUI
3 2 (5.26%) Hudson
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) TestNG
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Administrator
1 9 (23.68%) WebSphere Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (21.05%) Test Manager
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Service Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Developer
7 3 (7.89%) QA Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) QA Test Manager
8 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Test Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
1 4 (10.53%) XML
2 3 (7.89%) XSLT
2 3 (7.89%) Spring
2 3 (7.89%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) REST
3 2 (5.26%) JSF
3 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.26%) J2EE
3 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.63%) MyBatis
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) Java SE
4 1 (2.63%) WCF
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) AS400
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) iSeries
4 2 (5.26%) LPAR
4 2 (5.26%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) Statistics
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
2 5 (13.16%) OS/400
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) AIX
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
2 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Service Management
3 6 (15.79%) UML
4 4 (10.53%) OO
4 4 (10.53%) SysML
4 4 (10.53%) TDD
4 4 (10.53%) Use Case
4 4 (10.53%) Requirements Management
4 4 (10.53%) Coaching
5 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.89%) Validation
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Java
1 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.26%) RPG
2 2 (5.26%) COBOL
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) MCP
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) IBM Certification
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) VCP5
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) EMC
4 2 (5.26%) Twitter
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago