The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 June 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 46 43
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3  
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.17% 1.27% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 5.11% 2.58% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Median daily rate £324 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.45% -1.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £254 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £555 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.94% -24.00%  

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 Gloucestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 137 233 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 42.55% 49.26% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 126 118
Median daily rate £333 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Gloucestershire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Gloucestershire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Gloucestershire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +9 5 £153 -63.03% 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £525 -
IBM
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 11 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (40.91%) IBM Sterling
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Content Management
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) CMS
7 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Validation
7 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
7 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
7 3 (13.64%) Simulink
7 3 (13.64%) Retail
7 3 (13.64%) Internet
7 3 (13.64%) Android
7 3 (13.64%) Avionics
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) SysML
7 3 (13.64%) JIRA
7 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
7 3 (13.64%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
7 3 (13.64%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (13.64%) Smoke Testing

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Simulink
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Primavera
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
2 3 (13.64%) Avionics
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Military
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce Manager
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Tester
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Web Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Web Tester
8 1 (4.55%) DOORS Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) MATLAB Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
1 1 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (4.55%) jQuery
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) ASIC
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.55%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 11 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (22.73%) Content Management
4 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (13.64%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Multichannel Retail
4 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (13.64%) SysML
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Isilon
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis IT
Rate: market rates
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