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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 38 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.61% 2.12% 4.01%
As % of the Vendors category 5.29% 5.06% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 11
Average daily rate £450 £519 £502
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £363 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £675 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +100.00%
IBM
Wiltshire

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
189 178 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 49.35% 41.88% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 123 98
Average daily rate £363 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £540 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 (44.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (28.00%) SOA
4 6 (24.00%) HTTP
4 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (24.00%) Middleware
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (20.00%) DataPower
6 4 (16.00%) 3PAR
6 4 (16.00%) Banking
6 4 (16.00%) Brocade
6 4 (16.00%) SAN
6 4 (16.00%) DB2
6 4 (16.00%) J2EE
6 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (16.00%) NetApp
6 4 (16.00%) IBM XIV
7 3 (12.00%) Service Management
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) MS Office
7 3 (12.00%) SOAP
7 3 (12.00%) Windows
7 3 (12.00%) Security Management
7 3 (12.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (12.00%) Jython
7 3 (12.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (12.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP hybris
1 1 (4.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) SSL
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.00%) QlikView
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Storage Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Architect
5 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Middleware
1 6 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (16.00%) J2EE
3 3 (12.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (12.00%) REST
3 3 (12.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) JMS
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.00%) SAML
4 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) DataPower
2 4 (16.00%) IBM XIV
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) SOA
2 3 (12.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (12.00%) Security Management
2 3 (12.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Analytics
3 2 (8.00%) BPEL
3 2 (8.00%) BPMN
3 2 (8.00%) ETL
3 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) Information Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.00%) Use Case
4 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Jython
2 2 (8.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) COBIT
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.00%) QRadar
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) HP
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (16.00%) Brocade
2 4 (16.00%) NetApp
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Informatica
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) hybris
5 1 (4.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) Teradata
5 1 (4.00%) webMethods