Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 66 73
Rank change year-on-year -27 +7 +17
Contract jobs citing IBM 21 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.14% 2.55% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 6.10% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 24
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +0.69%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £325
90th Percentile £548 £505 £464
South West median daily rate £423 £425 £370
% change year-on-year -0.59% +14.86% -15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +5.96% +179.63% -68.92%

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 684 721 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 37.09% 41.72% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 485 503
Bristol median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £236 £245
90th Percentile £514 £525 £500
South West median daily rate £395 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +0.64% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 23
Bristol median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.67% +30.43% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.45 £10.65
90th Percentile £187.50 £43.38 £43.60
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.51% +56.00% +23.85%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018, 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 6 (28.57%) Java
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (23.81%) NAS
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 4 (19.05%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Skype
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 3 (14.29%) Office 365
4 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) Replication
4 3 (14.29%) Clustering
4 3 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (14.29%) CRM

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) NAS
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) DWDM
4 1 (4.76%) Extranet
4 1 (4.76%) GSM
4 1 (4.76%) Intranet
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) LTE
4 1 (4.76%) NGN
4 1 (4.76%) SDH
4 1 (4.76%) UMTS
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) DataStage
1 2 (9.52%) KNIME
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.76%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
4 2 (9.52%) Back Office
4 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Automotive
5 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Integration Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) BPM Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) BSS Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Insight Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Insight Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Service Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) Dojo
3 2 (9.52%) DOM
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) EMC Centera
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) Frameworx
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.52%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Process Management
5 2 (9.52%) QMS
5 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) R
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) Korn
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Cognos
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
2 2 (9.52%) NetApp
2 2 (9.52%) Pega
2 2 (9.52%) RapidMiner
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) webMethods
3 1 (4.76%) Anaplan
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) Teradata
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas