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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
UK / Wales
Rank 50 63 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing IBM 18 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.57% 1.64% 3.24%
As % of the Vendors category 5.34% 3.82% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 19
Median daily rate £311 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.07% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.11 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +24.28%

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
337 288 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 48.14% 42.86% 47.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 186 199
Median daily rate £388 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £138 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 4 14
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 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 +24 13 £193 -44.92% 1
West Wales - 2 £318 -
North Wales -3 1 - - 1
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 23 (76.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (56.67%) WebSphere
3 16 (53.33%) Release Management
3 16 (53.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (53.33%) JCAPS
3 16 (53.33%) ITIL
3 16 (53.33%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (53.33%) InterSystems
3 16 (53.33%) Fiorano
4 15 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 13 (43.33%) XML
5 13 (43.33%) HL7
6 12 (40.00%) XSLT
6 12 (40.00%) Project Management
7 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
7 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
7 11 (36.67%) ITIL V3
8 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 10 (33.33%) Confluence
8 10 (33.33%) JIRA
8 10 (33.33%) IT Governance
8 10 (33.33%) Unix
8 10 (33.33%) Tivoli
8 10 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (30.00%) VMware
9 9 (30.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 9 (30.00%) Windows
9 9 (30.00%) AIX
9 9 (30.00%) Linux

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 17 (56.67%) WebSphere
2 16 (53.33%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (53.33%) JCAPS
3 10 (33.33%) Confluence
4 9 (30.00%) Apache
5 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (76.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 10 (33.33%) JIRA
2 9 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Architect
2 10 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 8 (26.67%) Applications Manager
3 8 (26.67%) Applications Support Manager
3 8 (26.67%) Support Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 13 (43.33%) XML
3 12 (40.00%) XSLT
4 9 (30.00%) MCollective
5 8 (26.67%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (3.33%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
1 7 (23.33%) PKI
2 4 (13.33%) NHS
3 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Unix
2 9 (30.00%) AIX
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) ITIL
1 16 (53.33%) Release Management
2 15 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (40.00%) Project Management
4 11 (36.67%) ITIL V3
4 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
5 10 (33.33%) IT Governance
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
6 8 (26.67%) ITSM
6 8 (26.67%) Service Management
7 7 (23.33%) High Availability
8 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
9 3 (10.00%) Change Management
9 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) COBOL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) HL7
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (23.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 10 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (30.00%) Ansible
2 9 (30.00%) Nessus
2 9 (30.00%) Packer
2 9 (30.00%) Puppet
2 9 (30.00%) Rundeck
2 9 (30.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 9 (30.00%) Zenoss
3 7 (23.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Fiorano
1 16 (53.33%) InterSystems
2 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (30.00%) Sonatype
3 9 (30.00%) VMware
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle
5 7 (23.33%) Symantec
6 2 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
7 1 (3.33%) Infor