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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 82 72 100
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +28
Contract jobs citing IBM 59 79 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.07% 2.36% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 4.87% 5.72% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 31
Median daily rate £400 £475 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +21.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £529 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.43 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.59% +57.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
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
1211 1382 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.58% 41.28% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 851 814
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £189 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 92 65
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.87 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 27 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

IBM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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
Wiltshire +7 18 £425 -18.50% 4
Bristol +6 13 £425 +13.71% 3
Gloucestershire +16 12 £475 +13.09% 2
Somerset +19 11 £378 +45.19% 1
Dorset -2 4 £350 -38.73% 3
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (21.90%) Finance
2 22 (20.95%) Oracle
3 17 (16.19%) WebSphere
4 16 (15.24%) Windows
5 15 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (13.33%) Java
6 14 (13.33%) Migration
7 13 (12.38%) Requirements Management
7 13 (12.38%) HP
8 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 12 (11.43%) SQL
8 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
8 12 (11.43%) Data Centre
8 12 (11.43%) QRadar
9 11 (10.48%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (10.48%) SIEM
9 11 (10.48%) RSA Archer
9 11 (10.48%) Data Loss Prevention
9 11 (10.48%) Active Directory
9 11 (10.48%) Cisco
10 10 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 10 (9.52%) Project Management
10 10 (9.52%) Middleware
10 10 (9.52%) Sun
10 10 (9.52%) C++
10 10 (9.52%) PCI DSS
10 10 (9.52%) Security Operations
11 9 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (8.57%) MS Office

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 17 (16.19%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (5.71%) IBM Notes
4 5 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (3.81%) Confluence
5 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.86%) CICS
6 3 (2.86%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.90%) Apache
7 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.95%) GemFire
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Office
2 6 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.95%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (2.86%) Maximo
3 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.90%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.95%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.95%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (1.90%) Office 365
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.95%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.95%) GitHub
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (8.57%) Firewall
1 9 (8.57%) MPLS
2 7 (6.67%) VPN
3 6 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (5.71%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (5.71%) FWSM
3 6 (5.71%) IP Telephony
3 6 (5.71%) Unified Communications
3 6 (5.71%) Wireless
4 5 (4.76%) DHCP
5 4 (3.81%) OpenVPN
5 4 (3.81%) SNMP
5 4 (3.81%) WAN
6 3 (2.86%) HTTP
6 3 (2.86%) SAN
7 2 (1.90%) NAS
7 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.90%) WebEx
8 1 (0.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.71%) DB2
3 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.90%) Big Data
6 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.90%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.90%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.95%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.95%) Lumira
7 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (3.81%) Subversion
5 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.86%) JIRA
5 3 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.95%) Ant
6 1 (0.95%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.95%) JMeter
6 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.95%) PVCS
6 1 (0.95%) Selenium
6 1 (0.95%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.95%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.95%) TestRail
General
1 23 (21.90%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Military
3 4 (3.81%) Retail
4 3 (2.86%) Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
4 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.90%) Electronics
5 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (20.00%) Analyst
2 18 (17.14%) Consultant
3 11 (10.48%) Administrator
3 11 (10.48%) Security Analyst
4 9 (8.57%) Architect
4 9 (8.57%) IT Analyst
4 9 (8.57%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
7 5 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Network Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Service Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Environment Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (2.86%) Mainframe Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Security Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (9.52%) Middleware
3 9 (8.57%) XML
4 4 (3.81%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (2.86%) HTML
6 2 (1.90%) CSS
6 2 (1.90%) RESTful
6 2 (1.90%) SAP PI
6 2 (1.90%) SOAP
7 1 (0.95%) boto
7 1 (0.95%) J2EE
7 1 (0.95%) Java EE
7 1 (0.95%) JSON
7 1 (0.95%) Kafka
7 1 (0.95%) OpenCL
7 1 (0.95%) XSD
7 1 (0.95%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.57%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.62%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.76%) ASIC
4 5 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.81%) CESG
6 3 (2.86%) Replication
7 2 (1.90%) Clustering
7 2 (1.90%) DataPower
7 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.90%) iPad
7 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.95%) iSeries
8 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.24%) Windows
2 9 (8.57%) Linux
2 9 (8.57%) Solaris
3 5 (4.76%) Unix
4 2 (1.90%) AIX
4 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.33%) Migration
2 13 (12.38%) Requirements Management
3 11 (10.48%) Data Loss Prevention
3 11 (10.48%) SIEM
4 10 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 10 (9.52%) Project Management
4 10 (9.52%) Security Operations
5 8 (7.62%) Use Case
6 7 (6.67%) Change Management
6 7 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (5.71%) Network Management
7 6 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 6 (5.71%) Quality Management
7 6 (5.71%) Test Automation
7 6 (5.71%) UML
8 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.76%) Network Architecture
8 5 (4.76%) V-Model
9 4 (3.81%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.33%) Java
2 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
2 12 (11.43%) SQL
3 10 (9.52%) C++
4 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.86%) COBOL
5 3 (2.86%) Perl
6 2 (1.90%) JCL
6 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.90%) Python
6 2 (1.90%) REXX
6 2 (1.90%) VBA
7 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.95%) C
7 1 (0.95%) Jython
7 1 (0.95%) Ruby
7 1 (0.95%) Scala
7 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) ISEB
5 1 (0.95%) CIPD
5 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 8 (7.62%) SLA
3 3 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (4.76%) Firmware
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.90%) RACF
4 2 (1.90%) vSphere
5 1 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.95%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (11.43%) QRadar
2 11 (10.48%) RSA Archer
3 7 (6.67%) Control-M
3 7 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.67%) SCOM
4 6 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.90%) CA Endevor
5 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.95%) Ansible
6 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.95%) MOM
6 1 (0.95%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.95%) Puppet
6 1 (0.95%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.95%) Salt
6 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.95%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 22 (20.95%) Oracle
2 13 (12.38%) HP
3 11 (10.48%) Cisco
4 10 (9.52%) Sun
5 9 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.62%) CA
7 7 (6.67%) Intel Security
8 6 (5.71%) IronPort
8 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.71%) Nokia
8 6 (5.71%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.76%) VMware
10 4 (3.81%) Apple
10 4 (3.81%) Fujitsu
10 4 (3.81%) SAP
11 3 (2.86%) Cognos
11 3 (2.86%) ICL
11 3 (2.86%) Nortel
11 3 (2.86%) Unisys
12 2 (1.90%) Lotus
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