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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 69 89 57
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -32
Contract jobs citing IBM 78 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.30% 1.71% 2.30%
As % of the Vendors category 5.53% 4.21% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 39
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£475 £415 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £43.43 £27.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.92% +54.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.72 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +77.21%
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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
1410 1282 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.64% 40.52% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 804 528
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £202 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 67 67
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +22 45 £425 +2.40%
Wiltshire -3 13 £522 +18.52% 2
Somerset - 7 £260 -
Dorset -3 5 £571 +37.65% 1
Bristol -13 5 £374 +1.28% 3
Gloucestershire -11 2 £429 +8.20% 5
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (33.33%) Linux
2 37 (30.83%) Java
3 35 (29.17%) WebSphere
4 31 (25.83%) Finance
5 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (20.00%) Middleware
6 23 (19.17%) Java EE
7 22 (18.33%) Oracle
7 22 (18.33%) Open Source
8 21 (17.50%) Relational Database
9 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 20 (16.67%) SOA
10 19 (15.83%) DB2
11 18 (15.00%) Struts
12 16 (13.33%) Red Hat
12 16 (13.33%) SOAP
12 16 (13.33%) SQL
12 16 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (12.50%) Subversion
13 15 (12.50%) ITIL
13 15 (12.50%) JBoss
13 15 (12.50%) Configuration Management
13 15 (12.50%) DevOps
14 14 (11.67%) JSR 168
14 14 (11.67%) Migration
15 13 (10.83%) REST
15 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
16 12 (10.00%) Puppet
16 12 (10.00%) Mainframe
16 12 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 15 (12.50%) JBoss
3 11 (9.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (4.17%) Apache
6 4 (3.33%) Commerce Server
7 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.67%) SAS
8 2 (1.67%) CICS
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.83%) Lync
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.83%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) HTTP
1 8 (6.67%) SAN
2 6 (5.00%) Firewall
3 4 (3.33%) VPN
4 3 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.50%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.67%) FWSM
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.67%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (1.67%) SSL
5 2 (1.67%) SNMP
5 2 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.67%) Wireless
5 2 (1.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.67%) MPLS
5 2 (1.67%) OSPF
5 2 (1.67%) BGP
6 1 (0.83%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.50%) Relational Database
2 19 (15.83%) DB2
3 10 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.00%) Neo4j
6 5 (4.17%) Essbase
7 4 (3.33%) Ingres
7 4 (3.33%) Informix
7 4 (3.33%) MySQL
7 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.67%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.67%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Subversion
2 8 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (3.33%) Maven
4 4 (3.33%) Bugzilla
5 3 (2.50%) ERwin
6 2 (1.67%) Ant
6 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.83%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.83%) Lombardi
General
1 31 (25.83%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.17%) Retail
4 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.33%) Banking
4 4 (3.33%) Electronics
4 4 (3.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.67%) Billing
5 2 (1.67%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (18.33%) Architect
2 17 (14.17%) Developer
3 15 (12.50%) Analyst
4 14 (11.67%) Consultant
5 13 (10.83%) Solutions Designer
5 13 (10.83%) Designer
6 8 (6.67%) Senior Designer
6 8 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.17%) Support Consultant
7 5 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.33%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Administrator
8 4 (3.33%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.33%) Applications Consultant
8 4 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Storage Consultant
8 4 (3.33%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.00%) Middleware
2 23 (19.17%) Java EE
3 18 (15.00%) Struts
4 16 (13.33%) SOAP
5 14 (11.67%) JSR 168
6 13 (10.83%) REST
7 10 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 10 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (7.50%) HTML
9 8 (6.67%) .NET
9 8 (6.67%) EJB
10 7 (5.83%) J2EE
11 6 (5.00%) Hibernate
11 6 (5.00%) JAX-RS
12 5 (4.17%) RESTful
13 4 (3.33%) ODBC
13 4 (3.33%) Web Services
13 4 (3.33%) XML
14 2 (1.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (5.83%) Replication
2 7 (5.83%) DataPower
2 7 (5.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.83%) EMC VMAX
3 6 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 6 (5.00%) AS400
4 5 (4.17%) iSeries
5 4 (3.33%) DTV
5 4 (3.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.67%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) PMI
7 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
7 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (10.00%) UNIX
3 10 (8.33%) Windows
4 6 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.17%) AIX
5 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) MVS
8 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.33%) Open Source
3 20 (16.67%) SOA
4 16 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 15 (12.50%) ITIL
5 15 (12.50%) DevOps
6 14 (11.67%) Migration
7 12 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (9.17%) Incident Management
9 10 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.50%) Performance Management
11 8 (6.67%) Change Management
11 8 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (5.00%) Web Design
13 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.00%) Data Modelling
13 6 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.83%) Java
2 16 (13.33%) SQL
3 6 (5.00%) C#
3 6 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.17%) RPG
4 5 (4.17%) Ruby
5 4 (3.33%) C
5 4 (3.33%) VB
6 3 (2.50%) Perl
7 2 (1.67%) VBA
7 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.83%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) Jython
8 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.83%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) Degree
3 4 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.50%) CISSP
5 2 (1.67%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.83%) CIMA
6 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) MCSA
6 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) Solvency II
2 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.67%) COREP
3 2 (1.67%) FINREP
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) VirtualBox
1 8 (6.67%) Docker
2 7 (5.83%) SRDF
3 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.83%) Firmware
5 1 (0.83%) RACF
5 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (10.00%) Puppet
2 8 (6.67%) Vagrant
2 8 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.67%) Ansible
3 7 (5.83%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.33%) yum
4 4 (3.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (1.67%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.83%) zSecure
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 22 (18.33%) Oracle
2 16 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.50%) Cognos
5 8 (6.67%) SAP
5 8 (6.67%) HP
5 8 (6.67%) EMC
5 8 (6.67%) VMware
6 7 (5.83%) Brocade
6 7 (5.83%) NetApp
7 6 (5.00%) Cisco
8 4 (3.33%) MAPICS
8 4 (3.33%) Infor
8 4 (3.33%) hybris
8 4 (3.33%) ATG
9 3 (2.50%) Teradata
9 3 (2.50%) Nokia
9 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.50%) Dell
10 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
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