Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 17 January 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 > Dorset
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 38 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.67% 0.85% 2.87%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 2.17% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Dorset median daily rate £750 £338 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -36.32% -7.83%
South West median daily rate £475 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -2.56% +21.88% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £43.43
% change year-on-year -57.14% -19.41% +79.09%

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 Dorset.

All Vendors
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 113 138 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 37.79% 39.09% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 95 79
Dorset median daily rate £398 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £179 £187 £152
90th Percentile £575 £525 £539
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 19
Dorset median hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.31% -65.06% +72.92%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.35 £35.05 £49.40
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £26.75
% change year-on-year +1.57% -13.50% +32.72%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Dorset

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Dorset

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Dorset

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Weymouth - 1 £750 -
IBM
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for IBM.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Lawson
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Case Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workday
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Infor

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Lawson
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Case Management
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Infor
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Workday