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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 100 96 120
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs citing IBM 45 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.52% 1.38% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 3.56% 3.68% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 14
Median daily rate £360 £440 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £360 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £638 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-34.00% +36.36%
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
1265 1142 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.75% 37.48% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 662 839
Median daily rate £365 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £512 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 101 74
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% +17.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +4 21 £360 -2.70% 6
Gloucestershire -1 9 £351 -15.61% 1
Wiltshire -8 7 £324 -41.13% 7
Somerset +12 2 £390 +73.33% 2
Dorset -16 2 £500 -3.84% 4
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 (25.00%) Windows
2 19 (18.27%) Cisco
2 19 (18.27%) Finance
3 18 (17.31%) WebSphere
4 17 (16.35%) Firewall
4 17 (16.35%) SQL
5 16 (15.38%) Migration
6 15 (14.42%) Active Directory
6 15 (14.42%) HP
6 15 (14.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
7 13 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.54%) VMware
8 12 (11.54%) Mainframe
8 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 12 (11.54%) Linux
9 11 (10.58%) Wireless
9 11 (10.58%) IBM Mainframe
10 10 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (9.62%) SolarWinds
10 10 (9.62%) Network Management
10 10 (9.62%) Unified Communications
10 10 (9.62%) FWSM
10 10 (9.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (9.62%) IP Telephony
10 10 (9.62%) Cisco IPT
10 10 (9.62%) VPN
10 10 (9.62%) MPLS
10 10 (9.62%) CheckPoint

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 18 (17.31%) WebSphere
2 15 (14.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (6.73%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (6.73%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.85%) IIS
4 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.92%) Apache
5 2 (1.92%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.92%) CICS
5 2 (1.92%) Confluence
5 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.96%) GemFire
6 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.96%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Office
2 4 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.96%) MS Project
5 1 (0.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.96%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) IBM SmartCloud
1 2 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.96%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (0.96%) GitHub
2 1 (0.96%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.35%) Firewall
2 11 (10.58%) Wireless
3 10 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (9.62%) Cisco IPT
3 10 (9.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (9.62%) FWSM
3 10 (9.62%) IP Telephony
3 10 (9.62%) MPLS
3 10 (9.62%) Unified Communications
3 10 (9.62%) VPN
4 8 (7.69%) HTTP
5 5 (4.81%) SAN
6 4 (3.85%) OpenVPN
7 3 (2.88%) NAS
7 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.92%) DHCP
8 2 (1.92%) DNS
8 2 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.92%) LDAP
8 2 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (8.65%) DB2
2 7 (6.73%) DataStage
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.96%) Big Data
7 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.96%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.96%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.96%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.88%) JIRA
3 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (0.96%) Ant
4 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.96%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.96%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.96%) TestComplete
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Retail
4 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Billing
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (16.35%) Developer
2 15 (14.42%) Consultant
3 13 (12.50%) Analyst
4 10 (9.62%) Architect
5 6 (5.77%) Network Analyst
5 6 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (5.77%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Administrator
6 5 (4.81%) Mainframe Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.81%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (3.85%) IT Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (7.69%) XML
3 7 (6.73%) Middleware
4 6 (5.77%) HTML
4 6 (5.77%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (4.81%) CSS
5 5 (4.81%) Web Services
6 4 (3.85%) Ajax
6 4 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.85%) Java EE
6 4 (3.85%) JSF
6 4 (3.85%) JSP
6 4 (3.85%) RichFaces
6 4 (3.85%) Struts
7 3 (2.88%) Apache Camel
7 3 (2.88%) J2EE
7 3 (2.88%) JPA
7 3 (2.88%) Spring
8 2 (1.92%) Spring Web Flow
9 1 (0.96%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.54%) Mainframe
3 11 (10.58%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.77%) Replication
5 4 (3.85%) DataPower
5 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.88%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.92%) AS400
7 2 (1.92%) Clustering
7 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.92%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.92%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.92%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.96%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.00%) Windows
2 12 (11.54%) Linux
3 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.88%) zOS
5 2 (1.92%) AIX
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.96%) Unix
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.38%) Migration
2 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.62%) Network Management
4 8 (7.69%) ETL
5 7 (6.73%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.77%) Project Planning
6 6 (5.77%) Quality Management
6 6 (5.77%) Requirements Management
6 6 (5.77%) SOA
7 5 (4.81%) ITIL
7 5 (4.81%) Project Management
7 5 (4.81%) Scrum
7 5 (4.81%) Security Operations
7 5 (4.81%) Test Automation
7 5 (4.81%) UML
8 4 (3.85%) BPMN
8 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.85%) High Availability
8 4 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.35%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.73%) Java
4 5 (4.81%) COBOL
4 5 (4.81%) Perl
5 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.88%) JCL
5 3 (2.88%) Jython
5 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.92%) C
6 2 (1.92%) C++
6 2 (1.92%) Korn
6 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.92%) Python
6 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.92%) VBScript
7 1 (0.96%) Ruby
7 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) ISEB
4 2 (1.92%) CISSP
4 2 (1.92%) Degree
4 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.88%) QA
4 2 (1.92%) ISO27002
System Software
1 15 (14.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.85%) vSphere
5 3 (2.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 3 (2.88%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.92%) Xen
7 1 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.96%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (5.77%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.88%) QRadar
4 2 (1.92%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.96%) Ansible
5 1 (0.96%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.96%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.96%) Puppet
5 1 (0.96%) Salt
5 1 (0.96%) SCCM
5 1 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (18.27%) Cisco
2 15 (14.42%) HP
3 12 (11.54%) VMware
4 10 (9.62%) CA
4 10 (9.62%) CheckPoint
4 10 (9.62%) Nokia
4 10 (9.62%) SolarWinds
5 9 (8.65%) IronPort
6 8 (7.69%) Oracle
7 7 (6.73%) EMC
7 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.81%) Dell
9 4 (3.85%) Apple
9 4 (3.85%) Netezza
9 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.88%) Fujitsu
10 3 (2.88%) ICL
10 3 (2.88%) Lotus
10 3 (2.88%) SAP
10 3 (2.88%) Unisys
Taunton, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £52,974 to £60,774 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £45,671 to £60,774 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £33,899 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago