Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 72 92
Rank change year-on-year +9 +20 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM 45 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.62% 1.80% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 6.20% 4.45% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 12
Bristol median daily rate £375 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.11% -21.11%
10th Percentile £263 £325 £200
90th Percentile £513 £464 £400
South West median daily rate £425 £370 £440
% change year-on-year +14.86% -15.91% -0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £11.78
South West median hourly rate £37.75 £13.50 £27.61
% change year-on-year +179.63% -51.10% +67.30%

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 726 741 624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 42.23% 40.47% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 504 446
Bristol median daily rate £386 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £237 £244 £188
90th Percentile £525 £500 £492
South West median daily rate £396 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +5.67% +2.74% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 32
Bristol median hourly rate £32.50 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.30% +15.00% +19.40%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.65 £14.10
90th Percentile £45.10 £43.60 £92.25
South West median hourly rate £39.25 £25.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +57.00% +23.85% +12.14%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 11 (24.44%) VPN
1 11 (24.44%) HP
1 11 (24.44%) Firewall
2 10 (22.22%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) Finance
4 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (15.56%) CA
5 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.56%) MPLS
5 7 (15.56%) Wireless
5 7 (15.56%) IP Telephony
5 7 (15.56%) Marketing
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco IPT
5 7 (15.56%) IronPort
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (15.56%) SolarWinds
5 7 (15.56%) Network Management
5 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (15.56%) Process Improvement
5 7 (15.56%) Unified Communications
5 7 (15.56%) Office 365
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
6 6 (13.33%) NAS
6 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
6 6 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (13.33%) Banking
6 6 (13.33%) 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 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) IBM Domino
2 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Maximo
2 1 (2.22%) Primavera
2 1 (2.22%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) Firewall
1 11 (24.44%) VPN
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco IPT
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (15.56%) IP Telephony
2 7 (15.56%) MPLS
2 7 (15.56%) Unified Communications
2 7 (15.56%) Wireless
3 6 (13.33%) LAN
3 6 (13.33%) NAS
3 6 (13.33%) WAN
4 5 (11.11%) FWSM
5 4 (8.89%) DNS
6 3 (6.67%) BGP
6 3 (6.67%) DHCP
6 3 (6.67%) OSPF
6 3 (6.67%) PPP
6 3 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) DB2
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Marketing
3 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Retail
4 5 (11.11%) Back Office
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.22%) Electronics
6 1 (2.22%) German Language
6 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Analyst
1 7 (15.56%) Architect
1 7 (15.56%) Developer
2 5 (11.11%) Consultant
2 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
3 4 (8.89%) BPM Designer
3 4 (8.89%) Designer
3 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (8.89%) Network Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Network Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Maximo Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Dojo
1 5 (11.11%) DOM
1 5 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
1 5 (11.11%) jQuery
1 5 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
1 5 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.89%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) DataPower
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) SUSE
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (15.56%) Network Management
1 7 (15.56%) Process Improvement
2 6 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 6 (13.33%) SOA
3 5 (11.11%) Analytics
3 5 (11.11%) Cognitive Analytics
3 5 (11.11%) Process Management
3 5 (11.11%) QMS
3 5 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 5 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (11.11%) Robotic Process Automation
4 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.89%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Java
2 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.44%) Firmware
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) SCOM
2 4 (8.89%) SCOrch
2 4 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) HP
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) CA
3 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco
3 7 (15.56%) IronPort
3 7 (15.56%) SolarWinds
4 6 (13.33%) NetApp
5 5 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 5 (11.11%) Nokia
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle
5 5 (11.11%) Pega
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.11%) webMethods
6 4 (8.89%) Dell
7 3 (6.67%) SAP
8 2 (4.44%) F5
8 2 (4.44%) Lotus
8 2 (4.44%) Pegasus
8 2 (4.44%) VMware