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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 93 110 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs citing IBM 45 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.50% 0.92% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 3.95% 2.15% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £288 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £533 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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 £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+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
1138 1254 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.88% 42.92% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 831 494
Average daily rate £364 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 74 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £16.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.50% +24.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 2 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 2 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire +4 12 £550 +37.93% 2
Bristol -3 10 £388 -16.30% 5
Devon - 8 £425 - 3
Gloucestershire -7 6 £416 -16.75% 3
Dorset - 4 £498 - 10
Somerset +13 2 £225 -35.71%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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 31 (32.63%) Finance
2 27 (28.42%) WebSphere
3 20 (21.05%) Java
4 17 (17.89%) Middleware
5 16 (16.84%) Oracle
6 15 (15.79%) Cisco
7 13 (13.68%) SOA
7 13 (13.68%) Firewall
8 12 (12.63%) Migration
8 12 (12.63%) Linux
9 11 (11.58%) ITIL
9 11 (11.58%) Mainframe
9 11 (11.58%) Java EE
10 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
10 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 10 (10.53%) SAP
10 10 (10.53%) Windows
11 9 (9.47%) IBM Notes
11 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
11 9 (9.47%) DB2
11 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (9.47%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
11 9 (9.47%) VMware
11 9 (9.47%) Data Centre
12 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
12 8 (8.42%) Open Source
12 8 (8.42%) Marketing

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 27 (28.42%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.47%) IBM Notes
3 7 (7.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (7.37%) JBoss
4 5 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (4.21%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (3.16%) Commerce Server
6 3 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.16%) IIS
6 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.16%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.11%) Apache
7 2 (2.11%) SAS
8 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.05%) CICS
8 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) FastStats
2 1 (1.05%) SPSS
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.11%) Unica
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.05%) Unica Affinium
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.05%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) CheetahMail
1 2 (2.11%) Pure360
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
1 2 (2.11%) PaaS
1 2 (2.11%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) Firewall
2 7 (7.37%) VPN
3 6 (6.32%) IP Telephony
3 6 (6.32%) MPLS
4 5 (5.26%) OSPF
4 5 (5.26%) BGP
4 5 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.26%) Wireless
4 5 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (5.26%) Unified Communications
4 5 (5.26%) FWSM
4 5 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (4.21%) WAN
5 4 (4.21%) SAN
6 3 (3.16%) LAN
6 3 (3.16%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
1 9 (9.47%) DB2
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.11%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.11%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.11%) Star Schema
6 2 (2.11%) OLTP
6 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.05%) DataStage
7 1 (1.05%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) ERwin
1 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
2 2 (2.11%) Ant
3 1 (1.05%) Lombardi
3 1 (1.05%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (32.63%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.42%) Marketing
4 7 (7.37%) Banking
4 7 (7.37%) Electronics
4 7 (7.37%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.32%) Retail
6 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.05%) Local Government
7 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) Architect
2 16 (16.84%) Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) Developer
3 11 (11.58%) Administrator
4 7 (7.37%) Consultant
4 7 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (7.37%) Lotus Notes Administrator
5 6 (6.32%) Data Architect
6 5 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Designer
7 4 (4.21%) Domino Administrator
7 4 (4.21%) Domino Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) SOA Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Migration Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.89%) Middleware
2 11 (11.58%) Java EE
3 8 (8.42%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (7.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (6.32%) Web Services
6 5 (5.26%) SOAP
6 5 (5.26%) .NET
6 5 (5.26%) JSR 168
7 4 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.21%) REST
7 4 (4.21%) Struts
7 4 (4.21%) XML
7 4 (4.21%) XSD
8 3 (3.16%) WSDL
8 3 (3.16%) HTML
8 3 (3.16%) JSON
9 2 (2.11%) jQuery
9 2 (2.11%) RESTful
9 2 (2.11%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Mainframe
2 9 (9.47%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.37%) DTV
4 6 (6.32%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (4.21%) DataPower
6 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.11%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.11%) iSeries
7 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.11%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (2.11%) AS400
8 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.05%) Clustering
8 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.05%) FMCG
8 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.05%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Linux
2 10 (10.53%) Windows
3 6 (6.32%) UNIX
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.21%) zOS
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.16%) Solaris
6 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.11%) AIX
7 1 (1.05%) MVS
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.68%) SOA
2 12 (12.63%) Migration
3 11 (11.58%) ITIL
4 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling
5 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.47%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (8.42%) Open Source
6 8 (8.42%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (8.42%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.37%) Programme Management
7 7 (7.37%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (7.37%) DevOps
8 6 (6.32%) TOGAF
8 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.32%) Project Management
9 5 (5.26%) UML
9 5 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.05%) Java
2 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.26%) SQL
3 3 (3.16%) VBScript
3 3 (3.16%) VB
3 3 (3.16%) C#
3 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.11%) Ruby
4 2 (2.11%) RPG
4 2 (2.11%) C
4 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) JCL
5 1 (1.05%) COBOL
5 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.05%) Korn
5 1 (1.05%) Jython
5 1 (1.05%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.16%) CISSP
2 3 (3.16%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) ISEB
3 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.16%) Solvency II
1 3 (3.16%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.11%) COREP
2 2 (2.11%) FINREP
2 2 (2.11%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.16%) VirtualBox
3 3 (3.16%) Docker
4 2 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.05%) RACF
5 1 (1.05%) Firmware
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.05%) XenApp
5 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (4.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (3.16%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.16%) Puppet
4 3 (3.16%) Ansible
5 2 (2.11%) SCOM
6 1 (1.05%) WMI
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) Oracle
2 15 (15.79%) Cisco
3 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.53%) SAP
4 9 (9.47%) VMware
5 8 (8.42%) Nokia
5 8 (8.42%) Lotus
6 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.32%) HP
8 5 (5.26%) CA
8 5 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 5 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.26%) IronPort
9 4 (4.21%) F5
9 4 (4.21%) Teradata
9 4 (4.21%) Cognos
9 4 (4.21%) Unisys
9 4 (4.21%) Citrix
10 3 (3.16%) EMC
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