Period
to 20 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 6 months to 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

IBM
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 62 79
Rank change year-on-year -42 +17 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM 24 53 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.15% 2.81% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 2.84% 7.16% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 12
Bristol median daily rate £450 £525 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +33.76% +7.53%
10th Percentile £337 £306 £313
90th Percentile £557 £600 £523
South West median daily rate £475 £475 £488
% change year-on-year - -2.56% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +183.33% -57.14% +159.26%

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bristol.

All Vendors
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 844 740 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.56% 39.22% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 510 444
Bristol median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% -0.68%
10th Percentile £263 £218 £205
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
South West median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.13% +6.67% +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 11 32
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £18.63 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.61% -3.25% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.54 £13.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £64.75 £47.50 £43.10
South West median hourly rate £39.25 £26.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year +50.96% +2.97% -24.06%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Bristol

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Bristol

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Bristol

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for IBM.

1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
2 10 (41.67%) Electronics
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 7 (29.17%) SAP
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (29.17%) Software Licensing
6 6 (25.00%) Software Optimisation
6 6 (25.00%) Snow
6 6 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
6 6 (25.00%) Marketing
6 6 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (25.00%) Veritas
6 6 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 6 (25.00%) Aerospace
6 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (20.83%) Middleware
7 5 (20.83%) Ada
7 5 (20.83%) C
7 5 (20.83%) C++
7 5 (20.83%) Linux

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Maximo
2 1 (4.17%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (4.17%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) 4G
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) TestRail
General
1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
2 10 (41.67%) Electronics
3 8 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (25.00%) Marketing
5 4 (16.67%) Automotive
6 1 (4.17%) Banking
6 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
1 6 (25.00%) Software Asset Manager
1 6 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) AS400 Developer
4 2 (8.33%) RPG Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Software Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) Java EE
2 2 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) AS400
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) DataPower
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) iSeries
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
1 7 (29.17%) Software Licensing
2 6 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
2 6 (25.00%) Software Optimisation
3 5 (20.83%) UML
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Memory Management
5 3 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (8.33%) Requirements Management
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Ada
1 5 (20.83%) C
1 5 (20.83%) C++
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) RPG
3 2 (8.33%) RPG IV
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ARP4754
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) SAP
3 6 (25.00%) Snow
3 6 (25.00%) Veritas
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) Anaplan
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.17%) Cognos
4 1 (4.17%) Huawei
4 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.17%) Nokia
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle