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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Wales / South Wales
Rank 43 55 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Contract jobs citing IBM 8 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.68% 1.19% 4.41%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 2.79% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 20
Median daily rate £185 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 - £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £191 - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £377
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
203 215 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.65% 42.49% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 149 184
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 9
Median hourly rate £15.10 £25.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.60% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £18.07 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £26.00 £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +14 7 £185 -
IBM
Wales

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (80.00%) InterSystems
2 8 (80.00%) Fiorano
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (80.00%) Release Management
2 8 (80.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (80.00%) JCAPS
3 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) XSLT
4 6 (60.00%) HL7
5 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (30.00%) ITSM
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) ISEB
6 3 (30.00%) NHS
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Retail
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
8 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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 8 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (80.00%) JCAPS
1 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Business Integration Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) XSLT
3 1 (10.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
1 8 (80.00%) Release Management
2 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) ITSM
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Human Factors
5 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) SysML
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) Packer
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Rundeck
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Fiorano
1 8 (80.00%) InterSystems
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Sonatype
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) VMware