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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 67 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.22% 1.17% 3.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.97% 2.63% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 15
Median daily rate £525 £210 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -47.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £205 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £210 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £31.34
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.68%
IBM
UK

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
337 304 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.15% 44.31% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 222 179
Median daily rate £425 £341 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 17
Median hourly rate £21.50 £12.35 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.08% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.80 £29.65 £17.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Wales - 8 £525 -
South Wales -3 1 £525 +150.00% 1
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) Unix
1 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 10 (66.67%) Tivoli
1 10 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
1 10 (66.67%) IT Governance
1 10 (66.67%) JIRA
1 10 (66.67%) Confluence
1 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (60.00%) MCollective
2 9 (60.00%) Ansible
2 9 (60.00%) Rundeck
2 9 (60.00%) Packer
2 9 (60.00%) Sonatype
2 9 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (60.00%) Zenoss
2 9 (60.00%) Puppet
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Nessus
2 9 (60.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 9 (60.00%) AIX
2 9 (60.00%) Apache
3 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Symantec
3 8 (53.33%) Clustering

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 (66.67%) Confluence
2 9 (60.00%) Apache
3 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
4 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (6.67%) SAS
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
1 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 10 (66.67%) JIRA
2 9 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (13.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) MCollective
2 8 (53.33%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Clustering
2 7 (46.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Unix
2 9 (60.00%) AIX
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (13.33%) SysML
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) Human Factors
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (46.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Tivoli
1 10 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (60.00%) Ansible
2 9 (60.00%) Nessus
2 9 (60.00%) Packer
2 9 (60.00%) Puppet
2 9 (60.00%) Rundeck
2 9 (60.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 9 (60.00%) Zenoss
3 7 (46.67%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Sonatype
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) Symantec
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) arcserve
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
6 1 (6.67%) Trend Micro