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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 83 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 57 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.03% 1.96% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 4.87% 4.79% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 42
Median daily rate £425 £433 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £308 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £544 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.72 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% +40.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £31.44 £29.51
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +6.53%
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
1171 1357 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.81% 40.91% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 811 866
Median daily rate £364 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 87 76
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £48.85 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 19 £425 -18.50% 1
Gloucestershire +14 16 £600 +38.72% 1
Bristol +5 10 £361 +52.91% 4
Somerset +19 6 £390 -0.63% 1
Dorset +3 3 £338 -40.91% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 25 (25.25%) Finance
2 24 (24.24%) Oracle
3 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
4 17 (17.17%) Java
5 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 15 (15.15%) WebSphere
6 14 (14.14%) C++
7 13 (13.13%) SQL
7 13 (13.13%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (12.12%) HP
8 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
8 12 (12.12%) QRadar
9 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
9 11 (11.11%) RSA Archer
9 11 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
9 11 (11.11%) SIEM
9 11 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 11 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (11.11%) Cisco
10 10 (10.10%) Project Management
10 10 (10.10%) Sun
10 10 (10.10%) XML
10 10 (10.10%) Windows
10 10 (10.10%) Solaris
10 10 (10.10%) Migration
10 10 (10.10%) PCI DSS
10 10 (10.10%) Security Operations
11 9 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (9.09%) Firewall

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 15 (15.15%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.05%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.04%) CICS
3 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.03%) Confluence
4 3 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.03%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.02%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.01%) Apache
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Office
2 5 (5.05%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (3.03%) Maximo
2 3 (3.03%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 3 (3.03%) Teamcenter
3 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.01%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.01%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (9.09%) Firewall
1 9 (9.09%) MPLS
2 7 (7.07%) VPN
3 6 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (6.06%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (6.06%) FWSM
3 6 (6.06%) IP Telephony
3 6 (6.06%) Unified Communications
3 6 (6.06%) Wireless
4 5 (5.05%) DHCP
5 4 (4.04%) SNMP
5 4 (4.04%) WAN
6 2 (2.02%) OpenVPN
6 2 (2.02%) SAN
6 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.02%) WebEx
7 1 (1.01%) DNS
7 1 (1.01%) LAN
7 1 (1.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.06%) DB2
3 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.02%) Big Data
5 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.02%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.02%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.01%) Lumira
6 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.03%) PeopleTools
4 3 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.03%) Subversion
4 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.02%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) Ant
6 1 (1.01%) ChangeMan
6 1 (1.01%) JMeter
6 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.01%) PVCS
6 1 (1.01%) Selenium
6 1 (1.01%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.01%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.01%) TestRail
General
1 25 (25.25%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Military
2 5 (5.05%) Retail
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Electronics
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.21%) Analyst
2 13 (13.13%) Developer
3 11 (11.11%) Administrator
3 11 (11.11%) Consultant
3 11 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Architect
5 9 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) Solaris Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) DBA
8 4 (4.04%) Integration Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Mainframe Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.03%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Network Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (10.10%) XML
3 8 (8.08%) Middleware
4 3 (3.03%) HTML
4 3 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (2.02%) CSS
5 2 (2.02%) RESTful
5 2 (2.02%) SAP PI
5 2 (2.02%) SOAP
6 1 (1.01%) J2EE
6 1 (1.01%) Java EE
6 1 (1.01%) JSON
6 1 (1.01%) Kafka
6 1 (1.01%) OpenCL
6 1 (1.01%) XSD
6 1 (1.01%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 7 (7.07%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (5.05%) ASIC
4 5 (5.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.04%) CESG
6 2 (2.02%) DataPower
6 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.02%) iPad
7 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.01%) AS400
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) Replication
7 1 (1.01%) VHDL
7 1 (1.01%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Solaris
1 10 (10.10%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Unix
4 4 (4.04%) AIX
5 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
2 11 (11.11%) SIEM
3 10 (10.10%) Migration
3 10 (10.10%) Project Management
3 10 (10.10%) Security Operations
4 9 (9.09%) Requirements Management
4 9 (9.09%) UML
4 9 (9.09%) Use Case
5 8 (8.08%) Change Management
5 8 (8.08%) Configuration Management
5 8 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (6.06%) Network Management
6 6 (6.06%) Release Management
7 5 (5.05%) ITIL
7 5 (5.05%) Network Architecture
7 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.05%) V-Model
8 4 (4.04%) OO
8 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.17%) Java
2 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.14%) C++
4 13 (13.13%) SQL
5 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.05%) C
7 4 (4.04%) COBOL
8 3 (3.03%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.03%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.03%) JCL
8 3 (3.03%) PeopleCode
8 3 (3.03%) Perl
8 3 (3.03%) SQR
8 3 (3.03%) VBA
9 2 (2.02%) REXX
10 1 (1.01%) Jython
10 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.01%) Ruby
10 1 (1.01%) Scala
10 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) PCI DSS
2 8 (8.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.05%) Firmware
4 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.02%) RACF
6 1 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.01%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) QRadar
2 11 (11.11%) RSA Archer
3 7 (7.07%) Control-M
3 7 (7.07%) NetBackup
3 7 (7.07%) SCOM
4 6 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.02%) CA Endevor
5 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.01%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.01%) MOM
6 1 (1.01%) Nexpose
6 1 (1.01%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.01%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) Oracle
2 12 (12.12%) HP
3 11 (11.11%) Cisco
4 10 (10.10%) Sun
5 9 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.08%) CA
7 7 (7.07%) Intel Security
7 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.06%) IronPort
8 6 (6.06%) Nokia
8 6 (6.06%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.04%) Fujitsu
9 4 (4.04%) SAP
10 3 (3.03%) ICL
10 3 (3.03%) Nortel
10 3 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (3.03%) Unisys
10 3 (3.03%) VMware
10 3 (3.03%) webMethods
11 2 (2.02%) Apple
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