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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 40 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 12 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.46% 2.33% 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category 5.22% 5.68% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
Average daily rate
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£522 £440 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.52% +46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +77.21%
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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
230 176 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 47.23% 41.03% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 129 105
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 8
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +14.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.71 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £28.50 £22.50
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 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
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 28 August 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 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Middleware
3 8 (40.00%) SOA
4 7 (35.00%) SOAP
4 7 (35.00%) DataPower
5 6 (30.00%) REST
6 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (25.00%) J2EE
7 4 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
8 3 (15.00%) Data Governance
8 3 (15.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Data Management
8 3 (15.00%) Information Management
8 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (15.00%) Change Management
8 3 (15.00%) Teradata
8 3 (15.00%) DB2
8 3 (15.00%) ETL
8 3 (15.00%) AIX
8 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (10.00%) SQL
9 2 (10.00%) EAI
9 2 (10.00%) Linux
9 2 (10.00%) UML
9 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.00%) Ant
9 2 (10.00%) HTML
9 2 (10.00%) JavaScript

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) CICS
2 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) ERwin
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (10.00%) SOA Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Build Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Web Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Middleware
2 7 (35.00%) SOAP
3 6 (30.00%) REST
4 5 (25.00%) J2EE
5 4 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (10.00%) XSLT
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (5.00%) JMS
8 1 (5.00%) XSD
8 1 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) DataPower
2 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Data Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Management
3 3 (15.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (10.00%) MOF
4 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Metadata Management
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) RDF
4 2 (10.00%) EAI
4 2 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (10.00%) COREP
1 2 (10.00%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Teradata
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Informatica