The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
UK / Wales
Rank 51 59 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.42% 1.51% 3.58%
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% 3.50% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 19
Median daily rate £185 £210 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £206 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £210 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.11 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
261 257 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.04% 43.19% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 176 188
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 19
Median hourly rate £12.88 £25.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.50% +96.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £31.00 £16.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Wales region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Wales

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Wales region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +7 8 £185 -11.90%
North Wales - 1 - -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Wales region with a requirement for IBM.

1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
2 10 (47.62%) Tivoli
2 10 (47.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (47.62%) Unix
2 10 (47.62%) IT Governance
2 10 (47.62%) JIRA
2 10 (47.62%) Confluence
2 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
3 9 (42.86%) MCollective
3 9 (42.86%) Ansible
3 9 (42.86%) Rundeck
3 9 (42.86%) Packer
3 9 (42.86%) Sonatype
3 9 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (42.86%) Puppet
3 9 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (42.86%) Zenoss
3 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Nessus
3 9 (42.86%) AIX
3 9 (42.86%) Apache
3 9 (42.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) ITIL
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 10 (47.62%) Confluence
2 9 (42.86%) Apache
2 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 8 (38.10%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (38.10%) JCAPS
4 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
1 10 (47.62%) JIRA
2 9 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) MCollective
2 8 (38.10%) ELK Stack
2 8 (38.10%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (28.57%) XML
3 6 (28.57%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
1 7 (33.33%) PKI
2 3 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Unix
2 9 (42.86%) AIX
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) IT Governance
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Release Management
3 7 (33.33%) High Availability
3 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
5 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) ITSM
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.52%) Validation
8 1 (4.76%) Human Factors
8 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (33.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Tivoli
1 10 (47.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (42.86%) Ansible
2 9 (42.86%) Nessus
2 9 (42.86%) Packer
2 9 (42.86%) Puppet
2 9 (42.86%) Rundeck
2 9 (42.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 9 (42.86%) Zenoss
3 7 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
2 9 (42.86%) Sonatype
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Fiorano
3 8 (38.10%) InterSystems
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Infor