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 3 months to 29 April 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 East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 64
Contract jobs citing IBM 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.21% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +1.25% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.74 £36.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.36% +5.00%  

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 Oxfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 231 248 315
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 38.76% 42.76% 42.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 191 186
Median daily rate £413 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.56% -8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 46
Median hourly rate £14.35 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -44.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) RHCE
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (50.00%) BPEL
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BPEL
1 1 (50.00%) BPMN
1 1 (50.00%) Content Enrichment
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (50.00%) Personalization
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) RHCE
1 1 (50.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware