The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Swindon region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 40 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.95% 0.51% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 1.02% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£452 - £355
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 - £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 - £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.57%
Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
185 197 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 43.94% 50.00% 56.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 129 133
Average daily rate £450 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 4
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) MS Access
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) MDX

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (22.22%) MS Access
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) QlikView
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Wintel Support
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Report Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modeller
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
2 1 (11.11%) LPAR
2 1 (11.11%) HACMP
2 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco