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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 33 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing IBM 11 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.42% 3.00% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 6.11% 6.82% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 1
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£575 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.46 £29.45
% change year-on-year
-9.42% -20.33%
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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
180 132 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 39.56% 44.00% 54.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 99 144
Average daily rate £438 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
Average hourly rate £13.55 £13.25 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% -19.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £12.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.50 £22.50 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) SAP
3 8 (53.33%) Banking
4 6 (40.00%) Process Management
4 6 (40.00%) Data Security
4 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) Unisys
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) EMC
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) Retail
4 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) VB
6 3 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (20.00%) SAP Security
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) SAP GRC
7 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
7 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
7 2 (13.33%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Data Management
7 2 (13.33%) IIS
7 2 (13.33%) Windows

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP GRC
2 1 (6.67%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 6 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modeller
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support
4 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Support
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) EFT
2 1 (6.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Process Management
1 6 (40.00%) Data Security
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Security
3 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) SAP
2 6 (40.00%) Unisys
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) EMC
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) HP