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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 43 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.59% 3.81% 2.10%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 8.19% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Median daily rate £513 £375 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £305 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £480 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +24.28%

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
135 171 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 39.82% 46.59% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 125 118
Median daily rate £413 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £19.10 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
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 1 March 2017, 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 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Jython
5 2 (16.67%) AppSense
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Ant
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (16.67%) SCCM
5 2 (16.67%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (16.67%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) XenApp
5 2 (16.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Bluefish Communications
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server

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 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) SNMP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) ArcSight Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) ArcSight Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
1 1 (8.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) AIX
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) BPEL
3 1 (8.33%) BPMN
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Jython
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Korn
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) ArcSight ESM
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) AppSense
1 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Bluefish Communications
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sun