Period
to 15 December 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 15 December 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 65 36
Rank change year-on-year -3 -29 +8
Contract jobs citing IBM 23 47 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.75% 2.83% 5.50%
As % of the Vendors category 3.57% 5.99% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 49
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £381 £363 £311
90th Percentile £554 £564 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £24.00
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £47.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -29.79% +88.00% -45.05%

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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 644 785 1,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 49.05% 47.26% 44.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 431 479
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £225 £240 £212
90th Percentile £550 £588 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 71 71
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -25.71% +55.56%
10th Percentile £10.56 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £31.00 £17.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £19.51 £16.05 £17.31
% change year-on-year +21.56% -7.29% +15.42%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Buckinghamshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 15 £450 +5.88% 6
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 6 (26.09%) Unix
1 6 (26.09%) Data Management
2 5 (21.74%) Talend
2 5 (21.74%) Azure
3 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
3 4 (17.39%) Control-M
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 3 (13.04%) DB2
4 3 (13.04%) XML
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Netcool
4 3 (13.04%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 3 (13.04%) Remedy
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) CCIE
5 2 (8.70%) CCNP
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.70%) Juniper
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (8.70%) CICS
5 2 (8.70%) JCL
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) SLA

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) CICS
3 1 (4.35%) Documentum
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Maximo
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Extranet
2 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) DataStage
3 1 (4.35%) Easytrieve
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) FishEye
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Synon
1 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (17.39%) Banking
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Data Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) CICS Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.35%) CGI
3 1 (4.35%) EJB
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) AS400
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) DataPower
2 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Data Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Project Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Data Strategy
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.35%) SDLC
4 1 (4.35%) Strategic Roadmap
4 1 (4.35%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (4.35%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) COBOL
2 2 (8.70%) JCL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) RPG
3 1 (4.35%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCIE
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) BS7799
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Control-M
2 3 (13.04%) Netcool
2 3 (13.04%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Talend
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) Capita
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Juniper
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Brocade
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) White Clarke