The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
South West / Somerset
Rank 33 - 44
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.44% - 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 3.53% - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £403 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.93% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.25 £28.25
% change year-on-year -11.24% +49.55%  

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 Somerset.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 85 107 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 40.67% 40.68% 52.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 55 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.88 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +13.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £21.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £45.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Somerset

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Somerset

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Glastonbury - 1 £365 -
Street - 1 £403 -
IBM
South West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for IBM.

1 5 (41.67%) Maximo
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (25.00%) IFS
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Maximo
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Maximo Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) IFS
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) SAP