Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 19 August 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 East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 95 99
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.16% 0.087% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.22% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Oxfordshire median daily rate £331 £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.77% +51.72% -9.38%
10th Percentile £306 £525 £319
90th Percentile £362 £575 £416
South East median daily rate £439 £406 £428
% change year-on-year +8.00% -4.97% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.75 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +98.91% +9.52% -35.38%

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 Oxfordshire.

All Vendors
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 521 450 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 41.55% 39.13% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 331 340
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +17.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £243 £211
90th Percentile £611 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +8.93% -26.32%
10th Percentile £13.55 £10.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £24.94 £40.25 £25.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.45
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.44% -0.29%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Oxfordshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Oxfordshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Oxfordshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Oxford - 1 £363 -
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Smalltalk
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) SAP R/3
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Smalltalk
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Micro Focus
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas
1 1 (50.00%) VMware