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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 95 120 92
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -28
Contract jobs citing IBM 52 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.66% 0.83% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 4.41% 1.92% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.61% +12.06%
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
1180 1304 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.57% 43.39% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 858 481
Average daily rate £355 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 63 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% +20.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 19 £450 - 7
Wiltshire +3 12 £525 +27.58% 4
Bristol +1 7 £575 +24.32% 8
Gloucestershire -1 7 £420 -16.00% 5
Somerset +18 2 £225 -35.71%
Dorset 0 2 - - 4
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 32 (32.65%) Finance
2 31 (31.63%) Java
3 29 (29.59%) WebSphere
4 24 (24.49%) Middleware
5 23 (23.47%) Linux
6 21 (21.43%) Java EE
7 19 (19.39%) Open Source
8 17 (17.35%) Migration
8 17 (17.35%) SOA
8 17 (17.35%) Oracle
9 16 (16.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (15.31%) Mainframe
10 15 (15.31%) Red Hat
10 15 (15.31%) JBoss
11 14 (14.29%) DB2
12 13 (13.27%) Cisco
12 13 (13.27%) JSR 168
12 13 (13.27%) DevOps
13 12 (12.24%) Firewall
14 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (10.20%) Struts
15 10 (10.20%) SAP
15 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
15 10 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
16 9 (9.18%) Marketing
16 9 (9.18%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (9.18%) Windows
16 9 (9.18%) CheckPoint
16 9 (9.18%) WebSphere MQ

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (29.59%) WebSphere
2 15 (15.31%) JBoss
3 9 (9.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (6.12%) IBM Notes
5 4 (4.08%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (4.08%) Apache
5 4 (4.08%) Commerce Server
6 3 (3.06%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.04%) SAS
7 2 (2.04%) CICS
7 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.02%) IIS
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.02%) Lync
8 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) FastStats
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.04%) Unica
3 1 (1.02%) Unica Affinium
3 1 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.02%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.02%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) SmartFocus
1 2 (2.04%) CheetahMail
1 2 (2.04%) Pure360
2 1 (1.02%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) Firewall
2 7 (7.14%) VPN
3 6 (6.12%) IP Telephony
3 6 (6.12%) MPLS
4 5 (5.10%) OSPF
4 5 (5.10%) BGP
4 5 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.10%) Wireless
4 5 (5.10%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (5.10%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.10%) Unified Communications
4 5 (5.10%) FWSM
4 5 (5.10%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (5.10%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (4.08%) SAN
6 3 (3.06%) WAN
6 3 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.04%) LAN
7 2 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) DB2
2 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.10%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.04%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.04%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.04%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.02%) DataStage
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (1.02%) Essbase
8 1 (1.02%) OLTP
8 1 (1.02%) OLAP
8 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.08%) ERwin
2 4 (4.08%) Subversion
2 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.02%) Lombardi
4 1 (1.02%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.02%) Ant
General
1 32 (32.65%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.18%) Marketing
4 8 (8.16%) Electronics
4 8 (8.16%) Manufacturing
5 7 (7.14%) Banking
5 7 (7.14%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Billing
7 1 (1.02%) Local Government
7 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Architect
2 17 (17.35%) Analyst
3 12 (12.24%) Solutions Designer
3 12 (12.24%) Developer
3 12 (12.24%) Designer
4 7 (7.14%) Senior Designer
4 7 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Consultant
5 6 (6.12%) Data Architect
5 6 (6.12%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Network Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Administrator
6 5 (5.10%) Lotus Notes Administrator
6 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.08%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) SOA Architect
7 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.49%) Middleware
2 21 (21.43%) Java EE
3 13 (13.27%) JSR 168
4 10 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (10.20%) Struts
5 9 (9.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (8.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 6 (6.12%) .NET
7 6 (6.12%) SOAP
8 5 (5.10%) Web Services
8 5 (5.10%) RESTful
8 5 (5.10%) REST
9 4 (4.08%) XML
9 4 (4.08%) J2EE
10 3 (3.06%) HTML
10 3 (3.06%) XSD
11 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.04%) JSON
11 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Mainframe
2 8 (8.16%) DTV
2 8 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (5.10%) DataPower
5 4 (4.08%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.04%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.04%) AS400
6 2 (2.04%) iSeries
6 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.02%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.02%) Clustering
7 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.02%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.47%) Linux
2 9 (9.18%) Windows
3 5 (5.10%) UNIX
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.06%) AIX
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Solaris
6 1 (1.02%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) Open Source
2 17 (17.35%) SOA
2 17 (17.35%) Migration
3 16 (16.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.27%) DevOps
6 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.16%) ITIL
7 8 (8.16%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.16%) Programme Management
7 8 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (5.10%) Microservices
10 5 (5.10%) Network Management
10 5 (5.10%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (5.10%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.63%) Java
2 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.10%) SQL
3 4 (4.08%) Ruby
3 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.06%) C
4 3 (3.06%) C#
5 2 (2.04%) RPG
6 1 (1.02%) Korn
6 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.02%) COBOL
6 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.02%) VBScript
6 1 (1.02%) VB
6 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.02%) JCL
6 1 (1.02%) Jython
6 1 (1.02%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.06%) CISSP
2 3 (3.06%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.06%) Solvency II
1 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.04%) COREP
2 2 (2.04%) FINREP
3 1 (1.02%) COBIT
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.12%) VirtualBox
1 6 (6.12%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) Firmware
3 1 (1.02%) RACF
3 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.02%) XenApp
3 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Puppet
1 6 (6.12%) Vagrant
1 6 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.12%) Ansible
2 5 (5.10%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.02%) WMI
4 1 (1.02%) SCCM
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Oracle
2 15 (15.31%) Red Hat
3 13 (13.27%) Cisco
4 10 (10.20%) SAP
5 9 (9.18%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.16%) VMware
6 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.14%) Nokia
8 6 (6.12%) HP
9 5 (5.10%) Lotus
9 5 (5.10%) CA
9 5 (5.10%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.10%) IronPort
9 5 (5.10%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.08%) hybris
10 4 (4.08%) ATG
10 4 (4.08%) Cognos
10 4 (4.08%) Teradata
11 3 (3.06%) Citrix
11 3 (3.06%) F5
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