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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 32 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.01% 3.17% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 7.30% 7.50% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Median daily rate £500 £350 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -39.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £31.34
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.68%
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
137 160 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 41.27% 42.22% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 115 128
Median daily rate £350 £345 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -15.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £274 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 13
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.75 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.50% +13.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £41.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 Swindon region with a requirement for IBM.

1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 15 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 12 (48.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (40.00%) Sun
4 10 (40.00%) Java
4 10 (40.00%) Oracle
4 10 (40.00%) Solaris
5 7 (28.00%) NetBackup
5 7 (28.00%) SOA
5 7 (28.00%) Control-M
5 7 (28.00%) Intel Security
5 7 (28.00%) SCOM
5 7 (28.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (24.00%) Middleware
7 5 (20.00%) Retail
8 4 (16.00%) Banking
8 4 (16.00%) AIX
8 4 (16.00%) Linux
9 3 (12.00%) UML
9 3 (12.00%) Ant
9 3 (12.00%) webMethods
9 3 (12.00%) HP
9 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (12.00%) Jython
9 3 (12.00%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (12.00%) Line Management
9 3 (12.00%) Open Source

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 15 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) SNMP
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Ant
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (16.00%) Banking
4 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Administrator
2 7 (28.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Integration Architect
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Principal Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ArcSight Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) ArcSight Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (24.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Solaris
2 4 (16.00%) AIX
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) SOA
2 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) Line Management
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
3 3 (12.00%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (12.00%) UML
4 2 (8.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.00%) Use Case
5 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) DNA
5 1 (4.00%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (4.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) Jython
3 1 (4.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Control-M
1 7 (28.00%) NetBackup
1 7 (28.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
1 10 (40.00%) Sun
2 7 (28.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) webMethods
4 2 (8.00%) AppSense
4 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Bluefish Communications
5 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft