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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 52 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 22 34 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.49% 4.42% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 6.13% 10.86% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 2
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£368 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.14 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.97 £31.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.29% +38.88%
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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 Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
359 313 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.61% 40.70% 48.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 188 145
Average daily rate £350 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.35 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 19 £385 -12.00% 5
West Wales +1 2 £355 -
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IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 12 (37.50%) Citrix
2 10 (31.25%) EDIFACT
2 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 10 (31.25%) Fiorano
2 10 (31.25%) PACS
2 10 (31.25%) HL7
2 10 (31.25%) DICOM
2 10 (31.25%) EDI
2 10 (31.25%) ETL
2 10 (31.25%) Data Migration
3 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) XML
4 8 (25.00%) UML
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle
4 8 (25.00%) NHS
4 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (25.00%) Data Integration
5 7 (21.88%) Finance
5 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 6 (18.75%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.75%) RAD
6 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
6 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (15.63%) SOA

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) DB2
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.25%) Toad
2 2 (6.25%) JDeveloper
2 2 (6.25%) TestDirector
2 2 (6.25%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) Hudson
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Continuum
2 2 (6.25%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Data Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Integration Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Integration Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Clinical Data Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Clinical Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) EDI
1 10 (31.25%) EDIFACT
2 9 (28.13%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) XML
3 4 (12.50%) Struts
3 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
3 4 (12.50%) JDBC
3 4 (12.50%) JSP
3 4 (12.50%) SAML
3 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 4 (12.50%) Spring
3 4 (12.50%) Ajax
3 4 (12.50%) Spring Security
4 3 (9.38%) SOAP
5 2 (6.25%) XHTML
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (6.25%) WebCenter
5 2 (6.25%) Middleware
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) PACS
2 8 (25.00%) NHS
2 8 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) AS400
4 2 (6.25%) iSeries
5 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) Informatics
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Human Factors
5 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) AIX
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) OS/400
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ETL
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
1 10 (31.25%) Data Migration
2 8 (25.00%) UML
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 6 (18.75%) RAD
5 5 (15.63%) SOA
5 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Network Design
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) SDLC
7 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) C++
3 3 (9.38%) COBOL
3 3 (9.38%) Delphi
4 2 (6.25%) RPG
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) NATURAL
5 1 (3.13%) VB6
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) HL7
1 10 (31.25%) DICOM
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Shibboleth
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Citrix
2 10 (31.25%) Fiorano
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) Sun
5 3 (9.38%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 2 (6.25%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) Symantec
6 2 (6.25%) Micro Focus
6 2 (6.25%) BT
6 2 (6.25%) VMware
6 2 (6.25%) AppSense
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco