The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 2 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 34 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.28% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 5.77% 0.60% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
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£522 £538 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.28% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £32.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+14.61% +15.04%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
156 168 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 39.59% 41.79% 50.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 125 128
Average daily rate £375 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 11
Average hourly rate £19.03 £22.69 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.13% +46.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £20.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Swindon region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Swindon region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 7 (38.89%) Middleware
4 5 (27.78%) SOA
4 5 (27.78%) DataPower
5 4 (22.22%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) SOAP
5 4 (22.22%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
6 3 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
7 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
7 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Information Management
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Reference Data
7 2 (11.11%) Retail
7 2 (11.11%) Data Management
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) Release Management
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Metadata Management
7 2 (11.11%) COREP
7 2 (11.11%) FINREP
7 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) Teradata

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) CICS
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) ERwin
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 2 (11.11%) SOA Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Director
4 1 (5.56%) Build Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Web Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Middleware
2 4 (22.22%) SOAP
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (11.11%) XSLT
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) XSD
5 1 (5.56%) XSL
5 1 (5.56%) JMS
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) DataPower
2 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) SOA
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Information Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
3 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 2 (11.11%) Metadata Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) UML
3 2 (11.11%) EAI
3 2 (11.11%) RDF
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 2 (11.11%) COREP
1 2 (11.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Teradata
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Unisys
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) VMware