The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 54 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.41% 2.10% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 3.28% 4.58% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 12
Median daily rate £500 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £414 £376
% change year-on-year
-0.30% +10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
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 Wiltshire region.

Vendors Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
305 306 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 43.14% 45.81% 43.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 220 173
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £238 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Median hourly rate £38.50 £14.25 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.17% -37.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.25 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Swindon +8 8 £500 +60.00%
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) WebSphere
3 9 (32.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (28.57%) SOA
4 8 (28.57%) Sun
4 8 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 8 (28.57%) Solaris
5 6 (21.43%) Middleware
5 6 (21.43%) Retail
6 5 (17.86%) SCOM
6 5 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (17.86%) Control-M
6 5 (17.86%) Intel Security
6 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
6 5 (17.86%) Banking
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
8 3 (10.71%) Line Management
8 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (10.71%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (10.71%) Open Source
8 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
8 3 (10.71%) webMethods
8 3 (10.71%) Linux
8 3 (10.71%) UML
8 3 (10.71%) AIX
8 3 (10.71%) HP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 13 (46.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (7.14%) MPLS
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Ant
1 2 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
3 5 (17.86%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
5 2 (7.14%) Automotive
5 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Integration Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Principal Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) ArcSight Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) ArcSight Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (3.57%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (21.43%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Solaris
2 3 (10.71%) AIX
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) SOA
2 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) Line Management
3 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 3 (10.71%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (10.71%) UML
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) SDLC
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
4 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Jython
3 1 (3.57%) Korn
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Control-M
1 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
1 5 (17.86%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
1 8 (28.57%) Sun
2 5 (17.86%) Intel Security
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) webMethods
4 2 (7.14%) AppSense
4 2 (7.14%) ArcSight
4 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Nortel
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Bluefish Communications
5 1 (3.57%) Cognos
5 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft