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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 98 81 90
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM 41 69 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.49% 2.15% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 3.49% 5.27% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 48
Median daily rate £500 £369 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.66% -19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.25 £39.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.45% +96.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £35.10 £18.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £43.90 £20.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £34.50 £26.26
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +31.36%
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
1176 1310 1393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.64% 40.77% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 838 878
Median daily rate £350 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 62 127
Median hourly rate £19.00 £38.25 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.32% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £43.30 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Gloucestershire +4 13 £448 +20.94% 2
Wiltshire -15 11 £500 +33.33% 3
Bristol +4 7 £430 +19.51% 3
Somerset +25 4 - - 4
Devon -8 1 £450 +12.50%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 27 (27.00%) Oracle
2 25 (25.00%) Finance
2 25 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 20 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 18 (18.00%) Java
5 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 15 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
7 14 (14.00%) SQL
7 14 (14.00%) C++
7 14 (14.00%) UML
8 13 (13.00%) Windows
8 13 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (12.00%) XML
9 12 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (12.00%) Oracle Database
9 12 (12.00%) Use Case
10 11 (11.00%) Sun
10 11 (11.00%) HP
10 11 (11.00%) Solaris
10 11 (11.00%) Linux
11 10 (10.00%) MS Office
11 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (9.00%) Cisco
12 9 (9.00%) Middleware
12 9 (9.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (9.00%) AIX
12 9 (9.00%) Scrum
12 9 (9.00%) SIEM
12 9 (9.00%) Data Centre
12 9 (9.00%) QRadar

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 20 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.00%) CICS
3 4 (4.00%) Confluence
3 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.00%) Apache
5 2 (2.00%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.00%) Mule
5 2 (2.00%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Office
2 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Maximo
2 4 (4.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (3.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (3.00%) Teamcenter
4 2 (2.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (1.00%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) DHCP
1 5 (5.00%) SNMP
2 4 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (4.00%) Firewall
2 4 (4.00%) MPLS
2 4 (4.00%) WAN
3 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.00%) SAN
4 2 (2.00%) VPN
4 2 (2.00%) WebEx
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.00%) DNS
5 1 (1.00%) Extranet
5 1 (1.00%) FWSM
5 1 (1.00%) Intranet
5 1 (1.00%) NAS
5 1 (1.00%) Network Security
5 1 (1.00%) Skype
5 1 (1.00%) SSL
5 1 (1.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.00%) DB2
3 5 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.00%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.00%) Big Data
5 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Lumira
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (4.00%) PeopleTools
3 4 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.00%) Ant
4 3 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.00%) JIRA
5 2 (2.00%) JUnit
5 2 (2.00%) Maven
6 1 (1.00%) ChangeMan
6 1 (1.00%) JMeter
6 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.00%) PVCS
6 1 (1.00%) Rational Rose
6 1 (1.00%) Subversion
6 1 (1.00%) TestDirector
General
1 25 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Retail
3 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.00%) Military
5 4 (4.00%) Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.00%) Marketing
7 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.00%) Automotive
7 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (14.00%) Analyst
2 13 (13.00%) Architect
3 12 (12.00%) Administrator
3 12 (12.00%) Consultant
3 12 (12.00%) Developer
4 9 (9.00%) Security Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) IT Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Solaris Administrator
6 6 (6.00%) Maximo Consultant
6 6 (6.00%) Requirements Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.00%) DBA
8 4 (4.00%) Integration Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (3.00%) PeopleSoft Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 12 (12.00%) XML
2 9 (9.00%) Middleware
3 5 (5.00%) SOAP
4 4 (4.00%) J2EE
4 4 (4.00%) JSON
5 3 (3.00%) XSD
6 2 (2.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.00%) HTML
6 2 (2.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (2.00%) RAML
6 2 (2.00%) REST
6 2 (2.00%) SAP PI
6 2 (2.00%) Spring
6 2 (2.00%) WSDL
6 2 (2.00%) XSLT
7 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.00%) HTML5
7 1 (1.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.00%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.00%) ASIC
3 5 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.00%) CESG
4 4 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.00%) iPad
7 1 (1.00%) AS400
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.00%) Replication
7 1 (1.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Windows
2 11 (11.00%) Linux
2 11 (11.00%) Solaris
3 9 (9.00%) AIX
4 6 (6.00%) Unix
5 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.00%) UML
2 13 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.00%) Use Case
4 9 (9.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 9 (9.00%) Scrum
4 9 (9.00%) SIEM
5 8 (8.00%) Change Management
5 8 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (8.00%) Project Management
5 8 (8.00%) Release Management
5 8 (8.00%) Requirements Management
5 8 (8.00%) SOA
6 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.00%) Security Operations
7 6 (6.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.00%) ITIL
7 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.00%) RUP
8 5 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.00%) Java
2 14 (14.00%) C++
2 14 (14.00%) SQL
3 9 (9.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.00%) C
5 5 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.00%) Embedded C
6 4 (4.00%) Embedded C++
6 4 (4.00%) PeopleCode
6 4 (4.00%) SQR
7 3 (3.00%) JCL
7 3 (3.00%) Jython
7 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.00%) VBA
8 2 (2.00%) Groovy
8 2 (2.00%) Python
8 2 (2.00%) REXX
8 2 (2.00%) XPath
9 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.00%) ISEB
5 1 (1.00%) CIPD
5 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (5.00%) Firmware
4 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.00%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.00%) RACF
5 2 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.00%) NFS
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) QRadar
1 9 (9.00%) RSA Archer
2 7 (7.00%) Control-M
2 7 (7.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (7.00%) SCOM
3 3 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.00%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (2.00%) CA Endevor
4 2 (2.00%) CloudHub
4 2 (2.00%) SCCM
5 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.00%) MOM
5 1 (1.00%) Nagios
5 1 (1.00%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 27 (27.00%) Oracle
2 11 (11.00%) HP
2 11 (11.00%) Sun
3 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.00%) Cisco
5 7 (7.00%) Intel Security
6 4 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (4.00%) Remedy
6 4 (4.00%) VMware
7 3 (3.00%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.00%) BMC
7 3 (3.00%) CA
7 3 (3.00%) Citrix
7 3 (3.00%) Nortel
7 3 (3.00%) SAP
7 3 (3.00%) webMethods
8 2 (2.00%) Cognos
8 2 (2.00%) Dell
8 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
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