The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 101 91 118
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing IBM 40 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 1.64% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 3.09% 4.39% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 12
Median daily rate £375 £440 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% -9.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £395 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £638 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +15.38%
IBM
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1294 1162 1298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 43.83% 37.32% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 699 849
Median daily rate £368 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 103 64
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.27 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

IBM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Bristol +20 18 £375 -34.78% 3
Somerset +15 7 £378 +67.77% 2
Gloucestershire -3 6 £413 -1.78%
Dorset -10 2 £370 - 2
Wiltshire -24 2 £325 -37.88% 5
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West region with a requirement for IBM.

1 26 (26.26%) Windows
2 16 (16.16%) Active Directory
3 14 (14.14%) Cisco
3 14 (14.14%) Firewall
3 14 (14.14%) Finance
3 14 (14.14%) Migration
4 13 (13.13%) VMware
4 13 (13.13%) SQL
4 13 (13.13%) Mainframe
4 13 (13.13%) Data Centre
5 12 (12.12%) IBM Mainframe
5 12 (12.12%) HP
5 12 (12.12%) Linux
6 10 (10.10%) Oracle
6 10 (10.10%) WebSphere
6 10 (10.10%) Security Operations
7 9 (9.09%) PCI DSS
7 9 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (9.09%) DB2
7 9 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.09%) Project Management
8 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.08%) ETL
8 8 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (8.08%) Wireless
8 8 (8.08%) QRadar
9 7 (7.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (10.10%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (7.07%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (7.07%) IBM Notes
4 4 (4.04%) IIS
5 2 (2.02%) Apache
5 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.02%) CICS
5 2 (2.02%) Confluence
5 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.01%) GemFire
6 1 (1.01%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.01%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Office
1 4 (4.04%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
3 1 (1.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.01%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.01%) Maximo
3 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.01%) SAP hybris
3 1 (1.01%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.01%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.01%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (1.01%) GitHub
2 1 (1.01%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.01%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) Firewall
2 8 (8.08%) Wireless
3 7 (7.07%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (7.07%) Cisco IPT
3 7 (7.07%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (7.07%) FWSM
3 7 (7.07%) HTTP
3 7 (7.07%) IP Telephony
3 7 (7.07%) MPLS
3 7 (7.07%) Unified Communications
3 7 (7.07%) VPN
4 4 (4.04%) OpenVPN
4 4 (4.04%) SAN
5 3 (3.03%) NAS
6 2 (2.02%) DHCP
6 2 (2.02%) DNS
6 2 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.02%) LDAP
6 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) DB2
2 8 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.07%) DataStage
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.04%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.01%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.01%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.01%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.04%) Subversion
2 3 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.03%) JIRA
2 3 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.01%) Ant
4 1 (1.01%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.01%) PVCS
4 1 (1.01%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.01%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.01%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.01%) TestRail
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Marketing
2 4 (4.04%) Retail
3 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.02%) Electronics
4 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.17%) Analyst
2 15 (15.15%) Consultant
3 13 (13.13%) Developer
4 9 (9.09%) Architect
5 8 (8.08%) IT Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Mainframe Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Network Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Administrator
8 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Network Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Mainframe Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (6.06%) Middleware
3 5 (5.05%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (5.05%) XML
4 2 (2.02%) HTML
4 2 (2.02%) J2EE
4 2 (2.02%) SOAP
5 1 (1.01%) boto
5 1 (1.01%) CSS
5 1 (1.01%) JMS
5 1 (1.01%) Kafka
5 1 (1.01%) OpenCL
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.01%) REST
5 1 (1.01%) RESTful
5 1 (1.01%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.01%) Web Services
5 1 (1.01%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.01%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Data Centre
1 13 (13.13%) Mainframe
2 12 (12.12%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.04%) Replication
5 3 (3.03%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.03%) DataPower
6 2 (2.02%) AS400
6 2 (2.02%) Clustering
6 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.02%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (1.01%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Windows
2 12 (12.12%) Linux
3 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.03%) zOS
5 2 (2.02%) AIX
5 2 (2.02%) Unix
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.14%) Migration
2 10 (10.10%) Security Operations
3 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 9 (9.09%) Project Management
4 8 (8.08%) ETL
5 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.07%) Network Management
5 7 (7.07%) SIEM
6 6 (6.06%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 6 (6.06%) ITIL
6 6 (6.06%) Project Planning
6 6 (6.06%) Quality Management
6 6 (6.06%) Requirements Management
6 6 (6.06%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.04%) Content Management
8 4 (4.04%) SDLC
8 4 (4.04%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.04%) SOA
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.13%) SQL
2 9 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.05%) COBOL
4 4 (4.04%) Perl
5 3 (3.03%) Java
5 3 (3.03%) JCL
6 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.02%) C++
6 2 (2.02%) Jython
6 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.02%) Python
6 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.01%) C
7 1 (1.01%) Korn
7 1 (1.01%) Ruby
7 1 (1.01%) Scala
7 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) CISSP
3 2 (2.02%) ISEB
3 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) CIPD
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.06%) SLA
3 2 (2.02%) ISO27002
3 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.04%) vSphere
5 3 (3.03%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 3 (3.03%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (2.02%) Xen
7 1 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.01%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.01%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) QRadar
2 7 (7.07%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (7.07%) RSA Archer
3 5 (5.05%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.01%) Ansible
4 1 (1.01%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.01%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.01%) Puppet
4 1 (1.01%) Salt
4 1 (1.01%) SCCM
4 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.01%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) Cisco
2 13 (13.13%) VMware
3 12 (12.12%) HP
4 10 (10.10%) Oracle
5 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.07%) CA
6 7 (7.07%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.07%) IronPort
6 7 (7.07%) Nokia
6 7 (7.07%) SolarWinds
7 5 (5.05%) Dell
7 5 (5.05%) EMC
8 4 (4.04%) Apple
8 4 (4.04%) Netezza
8 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.04%) SAP
9 3 (3.03%) F5
9 3 (3.03%) Fujitsu
9 3 (3.03%) Lotus
9 3 (3.03%) Unisys
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