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 3 months to 23 April 2017 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 55 57
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2  
Contract jobs citing IBM 23 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.74% 1.75% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 6.57% 4.15% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 10
Median daily rate £385 £353 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -0.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £336 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.37 £28.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.55% -20.83%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 350 386 309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 41.72% 42.23% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 277 222
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Median hourly rate £36.50 £20.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.00% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £39.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 23 April 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 Bristol region with a requirement for IBM.

1 8 (28.57%) Java
1 8 (28.57%) SOA
1 8 (28.57%) VPN
1 8 (28.57%) HP
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) Process Management
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 6 (21.43%) jQuery
2 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (21.43%) Process Improvement
2 6 (21.43%) IBM Blueworks
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (17.86%) Analytics
3 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (17.86%) FWSM
3 5 (17.86%) Network Management
3 5 (17.86%) Unified Communications
3 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
3 5 (17.86%) Robotic Process Automation
3 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 5 (17.86%) QMS
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (17.86%) Pega
3 5 (17.86%) Marketing
3 5 (17.86%) Dojo
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (17.86%) IronPort
3 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 5 (17.86%) Retail

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 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Maximo
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (3.57%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
1 8 (28.57%) VPN
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (17.86%) FWSM
2 5 (17.86%) IP Telephony
2 5 (17.86%) MPLS
2 5 (17.86%) Unified Communications
2 5 (17.86%) Wireless
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) NAS
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) BGP
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) OSPF
4 2 (7.14%) PPP
4 2 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) DB2
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (17.86%) Back Office
1 5 (17.86%) Banking
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Marketing
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) BPM Designer
4 4 (14.29%) Designer
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) BPM Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) jQuery
2 5 (17.86%) Dojo
2 5 (17.86%) DOM
2 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (17.86%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) Ajax
4 1 (3.57%) Akka
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) Handlebars
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) Java EE
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) OAuth
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) SAML
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) SOA
2 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (21.43%) Process Improvement
2 6 (21.43%) Process Management
3 5 (17.86%) Analytics
3 5 (17.86%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) Network Management
3 5 (17.86%) QMS
3 5 (17.86%) Quality Management
3 5 (17.86%) Robotic Process Automation
4 4 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (7.14%) EAI
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Scala
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) ISA Server
1 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 3 (10.71%) SCOrch
3 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) CA
2 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) IronPort
2 5 (17.86%) Nokia
2 5 (17.86%) Pega
2 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
2 5 (17.86%) webMethods
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Dell
4 3 (10.71%) NetApp
5 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) F5
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