Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 86 89
Rank change year-on-year +26 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 53 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.70% 0.96% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 6.62% 2.30% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 7 12
Bristol median daily rate £525 £500 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +35.59% -13.24%
10th Percentile £306 £296 £276
90th Percentile £600 £515 £517
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £52.50 - £11.78
10th Percentile £46.25 - £11.17
90th Percentile £58.75 - £12.39
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £43.43
% change year-on-year -28.57% -19.41% +106.81%

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 801 696 637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.83% 41.60% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 469 454
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.74% -3.95%
10th Percentile £210 £224 £163
90th Percentile £538 £519 £524
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 44 34
Bristol median hourly rate £21.81 £20.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +17.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.20 £11.57
90th Percentile £50.88 £43.60 £28.23
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £23.14 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.73% -7.45% +24.63%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 21 (39.62%) Analytics
2 15 (28.30%) Oracle
3 14 (26.42%) Linux
4 13 (24.53%) Cognos
4 13 (24.53%) Firewall
4 13 (24.53%) Cognos TM1
4 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
4 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
5 12 (22.64%) DevOps
5 12 (22.64%) Java
5 12 (22.64%) Mainframe
6 11 (20.75%) IIS
6 11 (20.75%) DataPower
6 11 (20.75%) Node.js
6 11 (20.75%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (18.87%) Spring Boot
7 10 (18.87%) F5
7 10 (18.87%) Microservices
7 10 (18.87%) React
7 10 (18.87%) webpack
7 10 (18.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (18.87%) DB2
7 10 (18.87%) Apache
7 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
7 10 (18.87%) Adobe
7 10 (18.87%) CICS
7 10 (18.87%) BIG-IP
7 10 (18.87%) Spring
7 10 (18.87%) Finance
8 9 (16.98%) JIRA

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 11 (20.75%) IIS
2 10 (18.87%) Apache
2 10 (18.87%) CICS
2 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.43%) Skype for Business
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.77%) IBM Domino
5 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (11.32%) Maximo
3 2 (3.77%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (3.77%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Adobe Analytics
2 8 (15.09%) Office 365
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.77%) Silverpop
6 1 (1.89%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.89%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) Firewall
2 10 (18.87%) BIG-IP
2 10 (18.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (13.21%) SAN
4 5 (9.43%) DNS
4 5 (9.43%) NAS
4 5 (9.43%) Skype
5 4 (7.55%) DHCP
6 3 (5.66%) LAN
6 3 (5.66%) WAN
7 2 (3.77%) Extranet
7 2 (3.77%) Intranet
8 1 (1.89%) 3G
8 1 (1.89%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.89%) 4G
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.89%) Internet
8 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.89%) VLAN
8 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) DB2
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) MS Access
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) DataStage
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) webpack
2 9 (16.98%) Artifactory
2 9 (16.98%) Bitbucket
2 9 (16.98%) JIRA
2 9 (16.98%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Consultant
3 9 (16.98%) Cognos Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (13.21%) Analytics Developer
5 7 (13.21%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Java Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Linux Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) TM1 Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Maximo Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) JIRA Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Maximo Trainer
8 2 (3.77%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Node.js
2 10 (18.87%) React
2 10 (18.87%) Spring
2 10 (18.87%) Spring Boot
3 2 (3.77%) Middleware
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.89%) J2EE
4 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Mainframe
2 11 (20.75%) DataPower
3 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.55%) Clustering
4 4 (7.55%) Replication
5 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.77%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.89%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Analytics
2 12 (22.64%) DevOps
3 10 (18.87%) Microservices
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
5 4 (7.55%) Workflow
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) ArchiMate
7 2 (3.77%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.77%) Data Analytics
7 2 (3.77%) Defect Management
7 2 (3.77%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.77%) MODAF
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (3.77%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (3.77%) Test Planning
7 2 (3.77%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) Java
2 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.43%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) VBA
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.66%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.77%) Xen
5 2 (3.77%) XenApp
6 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCOM
2 2 (3.77%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.77%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) Cognos
3 10 (18.87%) Adobe
3 10 (18.87%) F5
4 9 (16.98%) Green Hat
5 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.43%) Citrix
6 5 (9.43%) VMware
7 3 (5.66%) Dell
7 3 (5.66%) EMC
7 3 (5.66%) HP
8 2 (3.77%) Google
8 2 (3.77%) Lotus
8 2 (3.77%) Pegasus
8 2 (3.77%) SAP
8 2 (3.77%) Veritas
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco
9 1 (1.89%) Coremetrics
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.89%) Teradata