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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 83 96 117
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +21
Contract jobs citing IBM 55 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.89% 1.28% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 4.64% 3.27% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 20
Median daily rate £356 £440 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.03% -2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £225 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £638 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +53.84%
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
1186 1222 1392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.81% 39.09% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 689 848
Median daily rate £363 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 96 83
Median hourly rate £23.50 £20.19 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +30.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 May 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
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 May 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 +5 19 £328 -40.45% 6
Bristol +3 17 £353 -2.08% 1
Gloucestershire +17 16 £358 -11.18%
Dorset -8 3 £500 -3.84%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 34 (27.42%) WebSphere
2 33 (26.61%) SQL
3 28 (22.58%) Finance
3 28 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (20.97%) Java
4 26 (20.97%) Windows
5 22 (17.74%) Hibernate
6 19 (15.32%) HTML
6 19 (15.32%) Struts
6 19 (15.32%) Relational Database
7 18 (14.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 18 (14.52%) Linux
8 17 (13.71%) HTTP
9 16 (12.90%) DB2
10 15 (12.10%) UML
10 15 (12.10%) Configuration Management
10 15 (12.10%) Active Directory
10 15 (12.10%) Scrum
11 14 (11.29%) Cisco
11 14 (11.29%) JavaScript
11 14 (11.29%) XML
12 13 (10.48%) Oracle
12 13 (10.48%) Migration
13 12 (9.68%) Mainframe
13 12 (9.68%) VMware
13 12 (9.68%) Firewall
13 12 (9.68%) Spring
13 12 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
14 11 (8.87%) HP
14 11 (8.87%) SOAP

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 34 (27.42%) WebSphere
2 18 (14.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (8.06%) WebSphere Portal
4 9 (7.26%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.65%) IBM Notes
6 5 (4.03%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (3.23%) IIS
7 4 (3.23%) JBoss
8 3 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.61%) Apache
9 2 (1.61%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.61%) CICS
9 2 (1.61%) Confluence
9 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.81%) GemFire
10 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.81%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.65%) MS Office
2 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.61%) Unica
3 1 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.81%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.81%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) IBM SmartCloud
1 2 (1.61%) Office 365
1 2 (1.61%) Silverpop
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.81%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (0.81%) GitHub
2 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.71%) HTTP
2 12 (9.68%) Firewall
3 7 (5.65%) SAN
4 6 (4.84%) Wireless
5 5 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.03%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (4.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (4.03%) FWSM
5 5 (4.03%) IP Telephony
5 5 (4.03%) MPLS
5 5 (4.03%) Unified Communications
5 5 (4.03%) VPN
6 4 (3.23%) OpenVPN
7 3 (2.42%) NAS
7 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.61%) DNS
8 2 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.61%) LDAP
8 2 (1.61%) SSL
8 2 (1.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) Relational Database
2 16 (12.90%) DB2
3 10 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.06%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.06%) Neo4j
4 9 (7.26%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.65%) DataStage
6 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
7 4 (3.23%) MySQL
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.81%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.81%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Subversion
2 9 (7.26%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.61%) JIRA
4 2 (1.61%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.81%) Ant
5 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (22.58%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Retail
3 6 (4.84%) Banking
4 3 (2.42%) Marketing
5 2 (1.61%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.61%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (29.03%) Developer
2 23 (18.55%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.71%) Architect
4 13 (10.48%) Consultant
5 9 (7.26%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.45%) Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) Administrator
8 6 (4.84%) Software Team Leader
8 6 (4.84%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.84%) Test Leader
8 6 (4.84%) Test Team Leader
9 5 (4.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (3.23%) Middleware Architect
10 4 (3.23%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.74%) Hibernate
2 19 (15.32%) HTML
2 19 (15.32%) Struts
3 14 (11.29%) XML
4 12 (9.68%) Spring
4 12 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (8.87%) SOAP
6 10 (8.06%) CSS
6 10 (8.06%) EJB
6 10 (8.06%) REST
6 10 (8.06%) Web Services
7 9 (7.26%) Ajax
7 9 (7.26%) Java EE
7 9 (7.26%) JAX-RS
7 9 (7.26%) JSF
7 9 (7.26%) JSP
7 9 (7.26%) Middleware
7 9 (7.26%) RichFaces
8 8 (6.45%) Apache Camel
8 8 (6.45%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Mainframe
2 10 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.84%) Replication
5 4 (3.23%) DataPower
5 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.23%) IBM XIV
6 3 (2.42%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.61%) AS400
7 2 (1.61%) Clustering
7 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.61%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.61%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.61%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.97%) Windows
2 18 (14.52%) Linux
3 10 (8.06%) Mac OS X
3 10 (8.06%) Unix
4 6 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.84%) zOS
5 3 (2.42%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.61%) AIX
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (12.10%) Configuration Management
2 15 (12.10%) Scrum
2 15 (12.10%) UML
3 13 (10.48%) Migration
4 11 (8.87%) SOA
5 10 (8.06%) ETL
6 9 (7.26%) High Availability
6 9 (7.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (7.26%) Web Design
7 7 (5.65%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.65%) ITIL
7 7 (5.65%) SDLC
7 7 (5.65%) Software Testing
7 7 (5.65%) Test Automation
7 7 (5.65%) TOGAF
8 6 (4.84%) Project Planning
8 6 (4.84%) Quality Management
8 6 (4.84%) Requirements Management
9 5 (4.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.61%) SQL
2 26 (20.97%) Java
3 14 (11.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.42%) C
4 3 (2.42%) JCL
4 3 (2.42%) Jython
4 3 (2.42%) Perl
4 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.61%) C++
5 2 (1.61%) COBOL
5 2 (1.61%) Korn
5 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.61%) Python
5 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.61%) VBScript
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby
6 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.03%) ISEB
3 4 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.42%) Degree
5 2 (1.61%) CISSP
5 2 (1.61%) HND
5 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) PCI DSS
1 5 (4.03%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) COBIT
2 3 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.61%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.23%) vSphere
5 3 (2.42%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 3 (2.42%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (1.61%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.61%) Xen
7 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.81%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.03%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.81%) Ansible
4 1 (0.81%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.81%) Puppet
4 1 (0.81%) Salt
4 1 (0.81%) SCCM
4 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (11.29%) Cisco
2 13 (10.48%) Oracle
3 12 (9.68%) VMware
4 11 (8.87%) HP
5 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.65%) EMC
7 5 (4.03%) CA
7 5 (4.03%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.03%) Dell
7 5 (4.03%) Nokia
7 5 (4.03%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.23%) Apple
8 4 (3.23%) Brocade
8 4 (3.23%) IronPort
8 4 (3.23%) Netezza
8 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.42%) Lotus
9 3 (2.42%) NetApp
10 2 (1.61%) Citrix
10 2 (1.61%) TIBCO
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